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Nov 15 2022

Clarifying Employee Credits: How to Receive Payroll Tax Refunds

One of the many COVID-19 relief measures hastily issued by Congress was the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). The ERC offers refunds against 2020 and 2021 payroll taxes of as much as $31,000 per employee, so the numbers can add up.

Nov 15 2022

Skykit Expands Product Availability through ADI Global Distribution

Skykit, a leading digital signage and workplace experience provider, announces a new distribution agreement with ADI Global Distribution, a leading global distributor of security, AV and low-voltage products.

Nov 9 2022

Mission 500 Supports Kentucky Flood Victims with Much Needed Supplies

Miami, FL (November 2, 2022) – Mission 500, the non-profit charitable organization dedicated to serving children and communities in need across the U.S., teamed up with Bates Security to acquire and ship over $200K worth of vital supplies to support the families impacted and recovering from the severe flooding in Eastern, KY. Basic items such as water, food, hand sanitizer, baby wipes, socks and more were palletized and shipped via truck to the devastated area.

Nov 9 2022

Snap One Partners with Digital Watchdog to Expand Full Range of Security Solutions Online and at Local Partner Stores

Snap One today announced a U.S. distribution partnership with Digital Watchdog, a leader in surveillance and video analytics

Nov 1 2022

It’s Winter Convention Season!

The end of 2022 is approaching rapidly - such a busy time of year!  Halloween seems to be the start of the transition into winter.  It is followed by Thanksgiving, then CAA Winter Convention (our favorite time of the year), Hanukkah, Christmas, and a gentle slide into the New Year, at the speed of light!  Buckle-up! Here we go….

Oct 31 2022

Snap One Acquires Leading Remote Support Subscription Service Parasol

Snap One Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SNPO) (“Snap One,” the “Company,” “we,” or “our”), a provider of smart living products, services, and software to professional integrators, today announced the acquisition of Parasol (“Parasol”).

Oct 31 2022

Helping Law Enforcement by Reducing False Alarms

With the annual IACP conference recently concluded in Dallas, it’s important for all of us in the security industry to remember the demands and challenges these public servants face on multiple fronts. As an industry, we play a small part through things like our model, to help law enforcement be more efficient and productive by reducing calls for their service.

Oct 31 2022

ADI Awarded 2022 Distributor of the Year for the U.S. by Axis Communications

Melville, N.Y., October 24, 2022 - ADI Global Distribution, a leading wholesale distributor of security, AV and low-voltage products, announced it was recently awarded the 2022 Distributor of the Year for the U.S. by Axis Communications. ADI was recognized for its strong customer support, operational excellence and commitment to the network security market.

Oct 20 2022

Addition of Snap One Surveillance and Networking Solutions to Six-Acre Winery Delivers Outstanding Business Benefits

The owners of Stoney J’s Farm Winery in Cumming, Georgia strive to present a unique and memorable experience to the clientele who visit their 6-acre, family-owned estate. A relaxing, entertaining atmosphere that encourages guests to stroll the property, indulge in wine tastings, dine on authentic Italian cuisine at their onsite bistro, and peruse the retail shops is a vital facet of their business model.

Oct 20 2022

California Approves Bereavement Leave

 California Governor Gavin Newson has approved and signed Assembly Bill (AB) 1949, an amendment to the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) that will take effect on January 1, 2023. AB 1949 now requires covered California employers to provide eligible employees with five days of unpaid bereavement leave for the death of a qualifying family member. 

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The California Alarm Association develops and manages programs to benefit members and to promote the growth of professionalism in the electronic security industry throughout the state of California. Membership dues provide the foundation for funding these programs, but we rely on the financial support of individuals and companies to expand existing programs and launch new initiatives. These non-dues revenues are critical for the protection of the industry in which we all make our livelihood, and to preserve our ability to enhance public safety in our communities. Our mission:

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