Economic Gateway http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com Greater Irvine Chamber News RSS Feed Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:33:35 -0800 en-us Governor Calls for Fiscal Prudence with Budget Plan http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15606 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week proposed the final budget of his gubernatorial career, proposing to spend a record $190 billion without raising taxes and setting aside $13... Proposal to expand rent control in California fails to advance http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15607 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber State legislation that would have expanded rent control in California failed Thursday after a lengthy and heated debate that brought landlord and tenant groups from across the st... 2018 Tax Withholding Information Is Here — W-4 Update Coming Soon http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15608 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber Today, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released income tax withholding information for 2018 (Notice 1036) that shows new rates for employers to use. The 2018 withhol... LAND Exhibition at Irvine Fine Arts Center Opens Jan. 20 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15574 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Irvine Fine Arts Center announces the opening of LAND, its first exhibition of the new year. LAND runs Saturday, Jan. 20, through Saturday, March 10, and a free reception open to the public is Sat... Join the Small Business Administration for networking, one-on-one business matchmaking, workshops, and guest speakers. http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15582 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Southern California's Largest Business Development and Procurement Event of the Year! For additional information, please contact Sandra Anguiano at 714-560-7446 or sandra.anguiano@sba.gov ... Irvine Public Schools Foundation Ranked 3rd in the Nation in Top K-12 Education Foundation Survey http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15583 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF), a nonprofit organization focused on enriching the educational experience of each child in every school in Irvine Unified School District (IUSD), has been ranke... CalChamber-Backed Employments Bills to be Heard in Assembly Policy Committee http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15525 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 4800 15:15:48 -0800 Source: CalChamber On Thursday, the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee will consider two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that could help to reduce employers’ costs and acc... WNDE Named a Top Workplace in Orange County http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15530 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 4800 15:15:48 -0800 Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle member White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP (WNDE) has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplace honor by The Orange County Register. The list is based on the results of an ... Here’s Your Opportunity to Set the Course for Irvine’s Business Community in 2018! http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15502 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 8400 15:15:39 -0800 The Greater Irvine Chamber Economic Vitality Council’s (EVC) Jan. 16 Forward Focus meeting will offer task force, Chamber members, and business community leaders an opportunity to participate to... Irvine Featured in Popular Lifestyle and Travel Blog http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15507 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 8400 15:15:39 -0800 In November, Destination Irvine hosted HudsonandEmily.com, a lifestyle and travel blog. Their Irvine visit was part of a California experience. See what good things they have to say about Irvine! ... Destination Irvine Garners Exposure for Irvine in Southwest Magazine Feature Story http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15510 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 8400 15:15:39 -0800 Destination Irvine took advantage of a co-opportunity with fellow Orange County destinations to be included in an Orange County feature in the December 2017 issue of Southwest Magazine. “Your Ad... Greater Irvine Chamber Locks in Export Success Story Panel for OC World Trade Week http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15511 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 8400 15:15:39 -0800 One of the most popular program segments of the Orange County World Trade Week Breakfast and Forum, planned for May 17, 2018 at the Irvine Marriott is always the Export Success Stories panel. Featu... Greater Irvine Chamber’s Jessica Welch and Whit Peterson Further their Professional Growth with Participation at U.S. Chamber’s Institute http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15514 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 8400 15:15:39 -0800 Greater Irvine Chamber’s Jessica Welch, senior director of operations, and Whit Peterson, director of government affairs, earlier this month completed their respective third and first term at In... Bryan Starr Part of Discussion on how California Minimum Wage Increase Affects SoCal Businesses http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15526 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 8400 15:15:39 -0800 The Orange County Register recenlty asked Greater Irvine Chamber President and CEO Bryan Starr his thoughts on the increase in the minimum wage for California workers. Starr told the Register tha... United States, Korea Hold Amendment Negotiations on KORUS FTA http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15453 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber Negotiations on amendments and modifications of the California Chamber of Commerce-supported U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) will be held in Washington, D.C. today. ... SBA Small Business Certifications (Federal) http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15450 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Learn How to Get 8(a), HUBZone, EDWOSB, and WOSB Certified. Small business certifications are like professional certifications: they document a special capability or status that help you compete in... Social Security Revises 2018 Taxable Wage Base http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15454 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber For 2018, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the Social Security taxable wage base will be $128, 400. This is the maximum amount of earnings subjec... U.S.-NAFTA freight up year-over-year for 12th straight month http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15456 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber U.S.-NAFTA freight totaled $100.6 billion as all five major transportation modes carried more freight by value with North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada an... U.S. Added 148,000 Jobs in December; Unemployment at 4.1% http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15457 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Labor Department released the latest figures on hiring and unemployment, with another gain capping a year of increasing opportunities for American workers. • 148,000 jobs were added last m... GO-Biz Accepting Applications for California Competes Tax Credit http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15430 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has announced the first quarter application period is open for businesses interested in applyi... One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15425 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Sun, 16 Jan 4400 15:14:53 -0800 Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded California private nonprofit organizations of the Jan. ... 34 CalChamber Member Companies Recognized as Best Places to Work in 2018 http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15286 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Source: CalChamber Thirty-four California Chamber of Commerce member companies were chosen in a recent Glassdoor survey as some of the best places to work. The Glassdoor survey breaks down its l... 2018 IRS Mileage Rates Announced http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15271 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Souce: CalChamber The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for busines... SBA Tops $ 100 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15272 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West announced today that SBA has approved more than $100 million in federal disaster loan... One Month Left to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans http://www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news-/?item=15265 www.greaterirvinechamber.com/irvinechamber/media/latest-news- Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800  Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West today reminded California small businesses of the Jan. 19, 2018, deadline to ap...