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Happy Holidays!
  As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. It's been quite a year for us all! We hope that 2016 has been just as memorable for you, your colleagues and your loved ones. Wishing you a joyous holiday season and a happy and prosperous 2017.
- Your friends at MHC&S


Register Now! Retirement Planning - Getting A Step Ahead
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Changes to the Affordable Care Act and the Impact to Small Business
  During the election cycle, the Affordable Care Act was highly discussed, and both candidates called for different levels of change. Now, some changes are coming, and they may impact your business.

Smart Ways to Handle Off-Site Employees
  Telecommuting eliminates many problems, but having employees working off site also creates unique management challenges. Read the "Full Article" for some tips on how to avoid some of the pitfalls and make telecommuting work at your company.

    Human Resources
What to Do with Impossible Employees? Clean House
  Successful CEOs were asked by a psychiatrist what is the most important factor in operating a winning company. The key? Don't waste time with impossible, destructive employees. For a tool to help you evaluate and identify these trouble-makers, click "Full Article."

    Family Business
A Tax-Smart Strategy: Hire Your Spouse
  In the world of taxes, a "Section 105 Plan" can be a win-win situation. If you're married and run a family business, your spouse may do a great deal of work for the company whether or not he or she is on the payroll. Here's a way that you can compensate your spouse, help pay your family's medical expenses and reduce your taxes at the same time ... provided you get the details right.