Week of: October 8, 2018
JARI will be the collaborative force that enhances all aspects of our region to grow a diverse economy and build vibrant communities.
Tax Cuts & Job Acts
Michele Clapper
VP, Economic Development
On Thursday, October 25th, Michelle Petrosky-Moon, CPA and Tiffany Wetzel-Sturtz, CPA of Barnes Saly & Company, will present Tax Cuts & Job Acts . Now that it’s passed, what does it mean? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017, is one of the most comprehensive tax acts in recent history. In fact, the last major tax code overhaul of this magnitude had not occurred since 1986. Attendees will review significant changes for businesses & individuals for:

  • Tax Rates
  • Standard Deduction
  • Exemptions
  • Child & Family Tax Credits
  • Caps on State & Local Income Taxes
  • New Qualified Business Income Deduction
  • Property Acquisition Deductions
  • Corporate Rate Change
  • NOL Limitations
  • Alternative Minimum Tax
This Lunch & Learn will be held at JARI Center (160 Jari Drive, Johnstown, PA) from 12:00 PM to 1:15 PM. Lunch will be provided. There is no cost to register but registration is required. Click here to register by October 23rd.
Returning Veteran Issues Symposium

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (8:00-8:30 AM Registration/Networking)
Hiram G. Andrews Center (Gymnasium)
727 Goucher Street, Johnstown, PA 15905
Hosted by: Veteran Community Initiatives, Inc.
Click here for more information
Educators Participate in In-Service Day
Debi Balog
Director, Workforce Development  

Approximately 250 educators from nine Somerset County Schools attended the Somerset County Professional Learning Network Consortium on Monday, October 8th. They toured the Somerset Career & Technology Center shop areas and participated in the industry panel career discussions. The Culinary Arts students prepared and served lunch. Debi Balog, JARI Workforce Development Director, also served on one of the industry panels.  
Upcoming Events:

October 18
"Success Is Intentional" Youth Conference

October 24

October 25
Showcase for Commerce
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