Ben Reiland

  • In a big step towards carbon neutrality, Governor Charlie Baker of the state of Massachusetts plans to ban gas-dependent vehicles. This recently released plan for the state aims to meet decarbonization goals by 2050. To reach the goal of net zero fossil fuel emissions, Massachusetts plans to ban the sale of any gas-dependent vehicle following the year 2035. While no legislation…

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  • Halfway through January and, as anticipated, employees continue remote work in 2021. While some employers are still trying to figure out when they can bring their employees back into the office, many employees are wondering if remaining remote is even possible. Each company has its own needs and each employee has their preferences, but the…

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  • Buying a car through an app seems like a wild idea. Sure, we purchase food and clothes, even flights and furniture as we scroll through our phones. But car purchasing apps? Buying a car is a pretty big commitment. And one of the biggest downsides of purchasing something online is, you kind of have to wait until it arrives before you…

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  • It’s official: the 2021 IRS standard mileage rate is $0.56. The new year’s rate, announced on December 22, is 1.5 cents less than the previous year’s rate. While this news may not be shocking to us, it might be new to you. Here we’ll be breaking down what the IRS Standard mileage rate is, changes…

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  • Around this time in any dealership lot you should expect to find low prices on previous years models as they make room for new inventory. Up until Spring of 2020, vehicle production and sales were on track for us to see that. The pandemic changed and continues to impact the automotive industry. So what does this mean for vehicle sales and vehicle depreciation? We released the 2020 Vehicle Depreciation Report to answer those…

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  • You’d be hard pressed to find a tech company that doesn’t currently have its employees working from home. And the number of companies, tech or otherwise, that have moved to fully remote continues to grow. But there’s a gap between tech companies that work from home and tech companies that enable their employees to work…

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  • Roughly seven and a half months have passed since the pandemic forced many employees to work from home (WFH). In that time, companies have gone from asserting they would return to office space in a few months to a long-term or permanent remote work approach. Many of those companies offer work from home stipends to help their workforce transition…

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  • As 2020 comes to an end, companies will be focusing on closing Q4 and preparing for the year ahead. One way organizations can set themselves up for success? Preparing for the 2021 IRS mileage rate. How will the rate change, and more importantly, how will it impact your business? The 2021 IRS Mileage Rate If…

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  • We’re capable of change. If you need proof of that, just look at how companies responded to COVID. But making certain changes more permanently? Well, that can take more getting used to. The switch to remote work was easier for some than it was for others and will likely continue to be. But as the pandemic continues, remote work is a change to…

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  • October has a reputation as the spookiest month. Darkness falls earlier in the evening and temperatures fall to a bone-chilling cold. We may find ourselves enjoying a scary movie marathon before the Spooktacular celebration of Halloween in its final weekend. With the thoughts of fears and frights, October is also a good time to consider…

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