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[+]
Big "I" Names Vice President for Federal Government Affairs
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 21, 2016—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) announced that Jennifer McPhillips has been promoted to Big “I” vice president for federal government affairs. [+]
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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