Free Webinar: Digital Payments with ePayPolicy

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT Speed up your receivables, bind business faster, and finally put an end to chasing paper checks with ePayPolicy.  Created by insurance experts for the insurance industry ePayPolicy provides the simplest solution for Big I New York agents and brokers to collect credit card and ACH payments from their insureds.  Signing up takes less than five minutes and with ePayPolicy there's no contract or hidden fees to worry about. And for those looking to streamline their receivables even further ePayPolicy integrates with a variety of management systems including AMS360 and Applied CSR24. Source

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Tax Cuts, Higher Fines and Penalties: NY Executive Budget a Mixed Bag for IA’s

​​The FY2021 Executive Budget language was released last night, and Big I NY has identified a number of issues that affect independent agents and brokers. The next step in the budget process is the Assembly and Senate budget proposals, called “one house budgets", which are typically released in late February or early March. Then the Governor and Legislative leaders will negotiate on a final budget which must be voted on and signed by April 1. The Good: The Executive Budget proposes a small business tax cut, which will lower the current corporate tax rate from 6.5% to 4% for businesses with less than 100 employees and…

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There’s Something Fishy About This Loss

​Sure, Farmers Insurance says they've seen a thing or two​, but have they seen this item​ from the Insurance Information Institute's The Triple I Blog? I don't think so. Sometimes the blog posts just write themselves. ABC News in North Carolina reports that a driver in the state looked up and saw a bird carrying a huge fish. “It was one of those slow-motion moments in life. I saw the fish and I saw him drop it,” said Rhesa Walston of Beaufort, North Carolina. The catfish smashed straight into her windshield. It happened so quickly she didn’t have time to react. “There was glass all over…

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