The South Dakota Retailers Association will be hiring an Executive Director (our exec of 13 years, Shawn Lyons, announced his resignation last month.)
If you're looking for a fast-paced job where...
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has ruled in favor of South Dakota in a case that establishes tax fairness between brick and mortar businesses and large, out-of-state online companies...
It's a historical day for retailers.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in State of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., a vital issue for Main Street retailers not just in...
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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments this morning in South Dakota v Wayfair, a case that seeks to establish tax fairness between brick and mortar stores and large, out-of-state online stores...
Did you know…If a South Dakota retailer charges a customer for delivery and handling of a product, that delivery/handling fee may be subject to tax. A retailer’s charge for delivery and...
Did you know….If you go out of town and purchase a product for use by your business, if that product is used or consumed in a South Dakota city with a higher rate of tax than was paid when you...
Did you know….In South Dakota, if you sell drugs or medicinal preparations without a prescription (over-the-counter sales), those purchases are subject to state sales tax plus applicable municipal...
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Did you know… Sales of prepared food may be subject to two types of municipal taxes in South Dakota. In addition to municipal sales tax, cities may impose a municipal gross receipts tax on food...
The following news release was issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on May 25, 2018:
(On May 25, 2018) Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced that an additional...
How many hours can your employees work, and what types of jobs can they perform? It depends on their age.
Generally, a business cannot hire workers until they reach the age of 14. Under federal law...
Many employers with more than 10 employees are required to keep a record of serious work-related injuries and illnesses. ( Certain low-risk industries are exempted .) Minor injuries requiring first...
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South Dakota's minimum wage will increase from $8.65 per hour to $8.85 per hour effective January 1, 2018.
The minimum wage is annually adjusted by any increase in the cost of living, as...
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.1 percent in June on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.2 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today...
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.2 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.2 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today...
The retail industry employment increased by 28,800 jobs seasonally adjusted in May over April and 100,000 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the National Retail Federation said today. The numbers exclude...
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With the economy boosted by tax reform and other factors, retail industry employment increased by 3,700 jobs seasonally adjusted in April over March and 48,900 jobs unadjusted year-over-year, the National...
State Rates For Lodging: $70 From June Through August
Some Businesses That Collect SD Tourism Tax Do So Only Through September.
Maximum Amount State Pays for Lodging for State Employees Goes Down Sept. 1
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State Rates For Lodging: $70 From June Through August
Shawn Lyons tendered his resignation as Executive Director of the South Dakota Retailers Association (SDRA) effective June 1. The Board of Directors formally accepted the resignation at a regular Board...
Private Collection of Some Overdue Federal Taxes Starts in April; Those Affected Will Hear First From IRS; IRS Will Still Handle Most Tax Debts
WASHINGTON – Starting this month, the Internal...
The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry issued an urgent alert today to all employers that the Form W-2 email phishing scam has evolved beyond the corporate world and is...
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Crime in retail businesses has a direct impact on the state, says South Dakota Retailers Association Executive Director Shawn Lyons . In addition to adding to the work load for law enforcement and the...
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that store-level Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data is now public information. The decision was made in a case brought by Argus Leader...
Don't forget: South Dakota has an election coming up on Tuesday, June 5th.
In addition to some local races, there are primary races for the State Legislature in many districts, Republican...
The FDA’s Menu Labeling Rule will go into effect on Monday, May 7, 2018. This rule sets standards for the menus of food establishments with 20 or more locations or a franchisee part of a chain...
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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has extended the deadline for filing this year's EEO-1 Survey . Employers initially had until March 31, 2018 to file their 2017 survey. The...
Trying to find and motivate young people to work in your business? This webinar is for you.
South Dakota's youth participation rate has declined 11 percent in the last decade. On top of that...
Employees, vendors, cyber criminals. They're all potential cyber security threats for your business. A free one-hour seminar will be held in Mitchell on August 23 to tell you what...
A new data breach reporting law enacted by the 2018 South Dakota Legislature is in effect as of July 1, 2018. In conjunction with the Consumer Protection Division of the South Dakota Attorney General's...
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Miss our webinar on Youth Employment Laws, presented June 19, 2018 by South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Deputy Secretary Tom Hart?
Watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/_s7DVLidzgo...
Save when you sign up early for SDRA's 2018 golf tournament.
We can hardly wait for Monday, September 10 to roll around so we can head out to Willow Run Golf Course in...
Make plans to join us for SDRA's 2018 golf tournament.
We're looking forward to a fun day at Willow Run Golf Course in Sioux Falls on Monday, September 10, 2018. Registration gets underway...
The South Dakota Retailers Association announced today that Kathy Engst, instructor for Huron High School has been honored with the 2018 South Dakota ProStart® Educator Excellence Award. Engst will...
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Teams of students from Brookings High School and Mitchell CTE are headed to a national competition in Providence, Rhode Island April 27-29 after taking top honors in the eleventh annual South Dakota...