Staying up-to-date with the latest industry trends and news is important. Below are links to news sources and topics that may be of interest to you.


January 17, 2013 -

Perry Receives Customer Service Professional of the Year Award

Hundreds of AIFBY Chamber members and community leaders turned out to celebrate excellence by the local business community in 2012 during the Chamber's Annual Awards Dinner Friday, January 11, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Read more...


October 25, 2011 –
Family Business Transition Planning
Suggestions for family businesses that can make succession planning and execution less trying. Read more…


October 25, 2011 –
States Start Conforming to IRS Independent Contractor Amnesty
You may be wondering if states will be covered under the IRS’ independent contractor amnesty deal. Read more…


October 25, 2011 –
Analysis: Employee Disability Benefits Get Costlier, Complicated
Like just about every other workplace benefit, disability insurance is becoming something workers have to manage and pay for, at least partially, themselves. Read more…


October 22, 2011 –
The 147 Companies That Control Everything
Three system theorists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich have analyzed 37 million companies and investors worldwide and analyzed all 43,060 transnational corporations and share ownerships linking them. Read more…


October 20, 2011 –
Many Tax Benefits Increase Due to Inflation Adjustments in 2012
For tax year 2012, personal exemptions and standard deductions will rise and tax brackets will widen due to inflation, the Internal Revenue Service announced. Read more…