News: December 2017

Planroom Year in Review
NOPS Planroom Activity

The Planroom at Shasta Builders’ Exchange: Year in Review 2017 As many of you have surely noticed, there have been quite a few changes in the planroom the past 12-14 months. Some of those changes have been well received and some… not so much. Below, … read more

REU Rebate Notification Letter

REU Rebate Notification Letter December 20, 2017 To Whom It May Concern: You are receiving this notice because you may have provided services to Redding Electric Utility (REU) customers for which they have received an energy efficiency rebate. On December 19, 2017, Redding City Council … read more

Capitol Connection #1059
California Capitol Building.Shasta Builders Exchange. Photo by Jeff Turner

Impossible no. You can do that, but it won’t be easy! Oh, say can you “C”? How about letting a buddy use your license? Answers are the reason you ask and we share them here so contractors learn from the issues of others… Q:  I had … read more

GSBE Weekly Update 12/27/2017
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

2018 IRS Mileage Rates Announced On December 14, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. This year, the business rate increases one cent per … read more

GSBE Weekly Update 12/20/2017
GSBE Golden State Builders Exchanges

Construction companies should brace for change. How the GOP tax overhaul could affect construction The 30-plus-year drought since the last tax code overhaul may be finally over as Congress sets out to vote on and place a now-finalized tax bill on President Donald Trump’s desk. The bill slashes … read more