Stay Ahead of the Flow!

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From: Westfield Insurance (www.westfield.com) Stay Ahead of the Flow Top Plumbing Trends: What Today’s Plumbing Contractor Should Know As a plumbing professional, one of the most important aspects of your job is to stay in the know about new solutions, tech or advancements in your field. Becoming the know-it-all in the plumbing sector not only positions your business ...

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Today`s Safety Tip – Do Not Drive Through Flooded Roadways

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This shot was taken by one of our agents on her way to work this morning.  We thought this would be a great time to remind everyone to not attempt to pass through a flooded roadway.  Did you know that most vehicles can be swept away in as little as 12 inches of water leaving ...

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National Agriculture Day!

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   Westfield Agribusiness Newsletter!   National Agriculture Day, March 20 Each year, producers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America join together to recognize the contributions of agriculture.  That’s what Ag Day is all about – when we work together as an industry we have the power to speak with a strong, singular voice.  Find ...

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Grain Bin Technology: Saving Lives

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From: Westfield Insurance When a non-farmer thinks grain bins, their mind probably goes to driving through the countryside and seeing the sun shine off giant metal silos. To a farmer, these “silos” can also be viewed as a death trap. But thanks to new grain bin technology, these deaths can be minimized and may be prevented ...

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Meet Our Newest Agent…..(You Just May Already Know Her)!

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We would like to take a moment to congratulate our newest Personal Lines Agent Jessica Paulic.  Jessica has recently obtained her licensed from the State of Ohio to write Property & Casualty Insurance!  As most of you know, Jessica is not a new face to our agency.  Jessica joined our team back in 2016 as ...

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Tax Credits for Businesses: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Benefit

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From: Westfield Insurance (www.westfield.com) Approximately 9.1 percent of your R&D costs might be eligible for a tax credit. Are you maximizing these tax credits for businesses? Here are four ways to reap the benefits: 1. Salaries The salaries for employees working on R&D could count toward the credit. This includes payments to contractors based in the U.S. 2. Supplies and Equipment The ...

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Update to Payment Options In The Office

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Please note that we can no longer take cash payments in the office for insurance premiums.  We will gladly accept a check or money order.  We can also process your payment using your credit or debit card (subject to individual companies payment processing guidelines).  We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Get Your Mileage Tax Deduction: 3 Tips for Accurate and Easy Tracking

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If your small business regularly hits the road, the mileage tax deduction can be a big tax write-off. The 2017 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) mileage rate is 53.5 cents per mile for business travel. So if you drive 120 miles a week (that's 6,240 miles a year), you could take $3,338.40 off your taxable income. But tracking business mileage ...

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Distracted Driving

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  This is a repeat but with a subject as important as Distracted Driving we feel you can never remind drivers enough about the risks.  It's a new year and that means fresh starts.  This year make a pact to eliminate as much distracted driving as possible and end the year on a happy note! From: Westfield ...

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TOURISM INSURANCE – HOW TO PROTECT BUSINESS

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From: Westfield Insurance If you’re in the travel and tourism industry, the highly publicized and anticipated Shark Week could come with an increase in excursion sales for adrenaline junkies hot off their couches. While the uptick in business is great,  tourism insurance for excursions is necessary. Water Sports Water sports and activities are popular, but they’re also potentially ...

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