BTW Articles

14 Jan
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SECURE Act Encourages Small Businesses to Offer Retirement Plans

The act increases the maximum tax credit small businesses can receive for starting plans and makes it easier for unrelated businesses to join together and offer open multiple employer plans.

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18 May

FAQ: Free Expression and ABFE

We, at ABA, are always listening, thinking and re-evaluating how we can best serve bookstores’ free expression needs. Change is often confusing, so we crafted this list of some of your top questions. 

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18 May
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Spring Health and Wellness Resources for Booksellers

The American Booksellers Association’s health coverage partner LIG Solutions wants booksellers to stay healthy this spring.

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31 Jan
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Winter Health and Wellness Resources for Booksellers

The following resources are meant to help expand your health and wellness awareness and increase your knowledge about new health insurance solutions/legislation.

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10 Nov
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Winter Health and Wellness Resources for Booksellers

The following resources are meant to help expand your health and wellness awareness.

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20 Oct
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Prepare for Health Insurance Open Enrollment This Fall

Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage in the Marketplace will run in most states from November 1 to January 15 for those under 65. 

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09 Sep
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Fall Health and Wellness Resources for Booksellers

Resources include LIG's new pharmacy program, which helps booksellers save on medications, affordable group health plans, and tips on how to mentally prepare for in-person events. 

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08 Jul
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ABA Health Insurance Partner Launches New Pharmacy Benefit

This new subscription pharmacy benefit is designed to help ABA members save on both prescription and over-the-counter medications.

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17 Mar

Health Insurance Subsidies Expanded in Relief Bill, Marketplace Open Through August 15

This change increases subsidies for people already eligible and offers new subsidies for higher earners who previously did not qualify. 

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13 Apr
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ABA’s State of Health Insurance Webinar Now Available

The session looked at the benefits landscape under the Biden administration, including the new Special Enrollment Period and subsidies, the LIG Solutions health insurance program, and individual and group coverage options.

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