In this Capitol Report:
Colorado Chamber Now Offering New Employer Training Workshops!
The Colorado Chamber has been working vigorously to defend and support Colorado employers on state policy decisions that impact business operations. However, businesses of all sizes and industries can’t keep up with the labryinth of new laws and regulations. Any unintended compliance mistakes could trigger penalties and fines for a business!
To help businesses navigate the complex regulatory environment, the CO Chamber is offering a new Employer Training Workshop Program that includes classes led by highly respected attorneys and training professionals with an expertise in current statutes and regulations and in creating a healthy workplace environment.
KICK-OFF WORKSHOP: Colorado Family & Medical Leave Insurance Program (FAMLI)
Date: October 10, 2022
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:15p.m.
Location: Colorado Chamber, 1600 Broadway, Ste. 1000, Denver. Remote participation is available.
Instructor: Stacey Campbell, Shareholder & Owner, Campbell Litigation, P.C.
Upcoming Workshop Topics:
- Understanding interaction between paid sick Leave & family & medical leave and avoiding duplication of leave;
- Understanding the Workplace Discrimination law;
- Compliance with current environmental regulations;
- Understanding the Equal Pay Law;
- Diversity, equity & inclusion training;
- Many other opportunities…
Save the Date: Tax Council Meeting to Discuss Potential 2023 Tax Legislation
The Colorado Chamber has scheduled a Tax Council meeting to discuss and receive feedback from Council members on potential tax legislation being discussed by the “Legislative Oversight Committee on Tax Policy” for consideration for the 2023 Legislative Session.
Tax Council Meeting Details:
Date/Time: September 21st @ noon – 1:00p.m.
Location: This meeting will be held via Zoom.
RSVP: LMoss@cochamber.com to receive the Zoom link to log into the meeting
The Tax Council will focus on a draft bill https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_7_23-0128_01.pdf that changes the current sales tax exemption on computer software. The exemption has been an important tax incentive for Colorado businesses for many years, and the proposed changes have raised concerns among Council members. Feedback will be encouraged.
Additional bills to be discussed:
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_1_23-0122.pdf: Repeals Infrequently Used Tax Expenditures
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_2_23-0123_02.pdf: Taxation of Tobacco Products Remote Retail Sellers
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_3_23-0124.pdf: Crop Insurance Tax Exemptions
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_4_23-0125.pdf: Earned Income & Child Tax Credits
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_5_23-0126.pdf: Credit for Child Care Facilities
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_6_23-0127.pdf: Tax Credit for Purchase of Long-term Care Insurance
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_8_23-0129.pdf: Tax Credit for New, Electric-powered, Off-road Lawn equipment
- https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/committees/bill_9_23-0130.pdf: Harmonization of Unauthorized Insurance Premium Tax Rate