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03 Nov
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Institute for Local Self-Reliance Launches Independent Business Petition to Congress

The petition focuses on Amazon’s disproportionate impact on the independent business community, saying, “Amazon’s predatory tactics threaten our existence.”

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03 Nov
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Open Enrollment for Health Coverage Begins

During open enrollment, you can add, drop, or make changes to your health insurance coverage. Booksellers should contact LIG Solutions for a no-obligation health insurance assessment.

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27 Oct

Medicare Open Enrollment Underway: Contact LIG Solutions

Two important points to consider during open enrollment: Deadlines are real (options are very limited outside of open enrollment) and be careful when shopping around (as some brokers may sell your information).

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27 Oct
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Register for November 9 Webinar on ABA’s Health Insurance Benefit With LIG Solutions

The 45-minute webinar will go over all program details (including open enrollment), and will allow members to ask questions.

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14 Oct

Booksellers: Contact LIG Solutions About Medicare Open Enrollment

Two important points to consider going into open enrollment: Deadlines are real (options are very limited outside of open enrollment) and be careful when shopping around (as some brokers may sell your information).

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14 Oct
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New (Simpler) Paycheck Protection Program Forgiveness Application Released

PPP borrowers of $50,000 or less are now exempt from any reductions in forgiveness due to reductions in full-time-equivalent employees and reductions in employee salary or wages.

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17 Jun
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Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Information

ABA has continued to update this article with new information about the Paycheck Protection Program. For specific questions about PPP loan forgiveness, booksellers should reach out to their lender, accountant, and/or local SBA office or SBA-resource partner. 

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07 Oct

Booksellers Celebrate Banned Books Week 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic for the many bookstores participating across the country, Banned Books Week looked a little different from previous years.

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07 Oct

Medicare Open Enrollment Begins Next Week: Contact LIG Solutions

ABA’s partnership with LIG Solutions gives members access to LIG’s extensive knowledge of the health insurance market, which helps members navigate a wide array of insurance options.

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30 Sep
Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End

Banned Books Week Underway

There is still time to celebrate with the entire book community before the week comes to an end on October 3.

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