AFP Listed In Rochester Chamber Top 100 !
Allied Financial Partners is thrilled to be included in the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Inc 2019 Top 100 list of the region’s fastest-growing, locally owned companies.

Thank you to our clients, our team and our friends for everything you have done to help us reach this achievement!
2020 Paid Family Leave Rates Announced
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has announced updated benefit and employee contribution rates for 2020.

The employee contribution for PFL will be .270% of wages per pay period in 2020, up to a maximum of $196.72 for the year.

By law, those on Paid Family Leave will receive up to 60% of the New York State average weekly wage (determined to be $1,401.17 for 2020 by the DFS), for up to 10 weeks for PFL taken during the year. Accordingly, most employees who take PFL in 2020 will receive $840.70 per week, up $100 from 2019.
NYS Driver's License Suspension & Exemptions
Were you aware that if you owe $10,000 or more in past-due tax liabilities, the Tax Department is permitted by law to recommend the suspension of your New York State driver's license?

Effective July 11, 2019, the New York State Tax Law was amended to include exceptions for taxpayers who:

  • receive public assistance benefits as defined by the NYS Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance;
  • receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) a federal program designed to help aged, blind, and disabled persons with little or no income; or
  • demonstrate to the department that the suspension of their driver's license will cause undue economic hardship.

For more information click here .
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
The time is now! Do you have a training plan in place?
The October 9, 2019 deadline to provide sexual harassment prevention training to all of your employees is fast approaching! Let us help you comply with New York State's sexual harassment law.

Our interactive online training meets and exceeds the minimum standards developed by the Department of Labor and Division of Human Rights. For details about the program  click here .
Online training not your cup of tea? We are excited to announce that we can now facilitate group training onsite at your location!

To learn more about either of these training opportunities contact Andrea True at (585) 410-6733 ext. 103 or via email at .
A Decision Not Made Is Still A Decision
Investment inaction is played out in many ways, often silently, invisibly and with potential consequence to an individual’s future financial security.

Click here to see how inaction regarding your 401(k) Plan and other non-retirement plan investments can have an negative affect on your long-term investment goals.

Are you struggling with indecision regarding your own situation? Contact our office today to set up a conversation with one of our financial advisers.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step . - Lao Tzu
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