Taxes Coming in 2017 to Pay for Education
To meet the state's education spending obligations, IIABW is anticipating tax increases of $1 - $1.5 billion -watch for a new state-based capital gains tax (5% rate) and the elimination of "tax preferences" such as the insurance producers' B&O tax rate. [+]
 
Record Retention Recommendations
Here are recommended record retention recommendations from IIABW's endorsed E & O insurance company, Swiss Re. [+]
 
OIC Passes New Anti-Rebating/Inducement Rules
The Office of the Insurance Commissioner has passed a rule which went into effect in January 2016 to clarify how our state's rebating laws impact charitable contributions and referral gifts.[+]
 
Big I Washington Magazine
View the latest issues of IIABW’s quarterly magazine[+]
 
Changes in Overtime Pay Regulations
The following is testimony presented to Congress on the impact the new Dept. of Labor Rules would have on agencies [+]
 
Insurance Implications of Rideshare Services
IIABW provides this one-page flyer for agents to provide their customers to explain the insurance implications of rideshare services like Uber. Get a copy of it in MS Word so you can customize it (put your logo on it) by sending an email to dholst@wainsurance.org[+]
 
New RCWs for Agents
Here are some of the new rules that IIABW is advocating on behalf of agents with the Office of the Insurance Commissioner[+]
InVEST Graduate Returns to National Board
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug. 9, 2016–InVEST, the insurance industry’s premier classroom to career education program, recently announced that Lindsey Shank, CIC, has returned to its national board as an agent member. [+]
California and Louisiana Teen Golfers Win 48th Annual Trusted Choice® Big "I" National Championship
ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug. 6, 2016 – Emilee Hoffman of Folsom, California, and Jacob Bergeron of Slidell, Louisiana, won the girls and boys divisions, respectively, at the 48th annual Trusted Choice® Big "I" National Championship in Sacramento, California.[+]
Visit your National Association website!
Visit the IIABA National Association website for more state specific information on advocacy, education opportunities, conventions, news, and how to plug in by being a member.[+]
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