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Come to the AOA Trade Show and take advantage of show specials from these exhibitors:

Achilles Inflatable Craft
Adventure Office
Adventure Photo Sales LLC
AdventureRes, LLC
AIRE, Inc.
ALPS Mountaineering
Bank of America
Beryl Minghini Sales
Camaro, USA, LLC
Cataract Oars
Caviness Woodworking Co.
CBIZ Insurance Services
Chums - Beyond Coastal
Clavey River Equipment
Confluence Internet Services, Inc.
Creative Bus Sales, Inc.
Demaree Inflatable Boats
Design by Moira/The Chain Gang
Down River Equipment, Co.
East-West Printing
EFX Performance
EMI Sportswear
Evergoing Products Group
Evergreen USA
Experiential Resources, Inc.
Fund Your Dream
G.A. Printing
Gattuso Distributing, Inc.
H2OVelocity
High Range Designs
High Wind Productions
Huge Sportswear
Hyside Inflatables
Immersion Research
Jack's Plastic Welding, Inc.
Jackson Kayak
Lakeshirts
Man of Rubber
Maravia Corporation
MTI Adventurewear
MV Sport/Weatherproof
NRS
Nutcase Helmets
OPI Ohiopyle Prints, Inc.
Ouray Sportswear
Outdoor Mind/Adventure Sports Online
Pachner & Associates, LLC
Paddlesports Warehouse
Paluski Boats
Possumdog Productions
RESMARK Systems
River Management Society
Sattler Insurance Agency
Sawyer Paddles and Oars
Selway Fabrication
Shred Ready
SOTAR
Star Inflatables
The Duck Company
Thompson-Gusic Insurance Group
Triptiva Reservation & Management Software
Wilcor International
Worldwide Outfitters & Guides and XINSURANCE

America Outdoors Association Bulletin

IRS Postpones Requirement to Report Health Insurance Benefits on W-2’s

Make Your Reservations for the America Outdoors Conference in Salt Lake Now

Check Out the Vendors Scheduled for the Tradeshow

IRS Postpones Requirement to Report Health Insurance Benefits on W-2’s

Last March, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) added the general requirement that the aggregate cost of employer-sponsored health coverage had to be reported on the Form W-2, effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2011. IRS notes that health insurance benefits are not taxable.  On October 12, 2010 The IRS announced that this policy has been revised, and employers do not have to report the cost of coverage under an employer-sponsored group health plan on the Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement for 2011. The reporting of health benefits is for information only and will be optional for 2011.

The change was made to give employers additional time to make any necessary changes to their payroll systems and other related processes and procedures.  The IRS also issued draft changes to the Form W-2 and requested that comments on the draft be provided within 30 days. 

For an overview of this issue from the IRS and other recent decisions click HERE.

Make Your Reservations for the America Outdoors Conference in Salt Lake Now

The host hotel is the closest to the Salt Palace and it is expected to book up for the AOA conference in Salt Lake.  You will not find a better rate nearby, so book now for the best rate.  Click here to reach the special online Radisson booking site for the AOA conference.  Click here to register for the conference.

Round Trip Airfares on Southwest for $60? 

Southwest has some great deals.  We found a $60 roundtrip from Denver.

Take a close look at the Agenda.

New Item on the Agenda:.
• The New Forest Service Recreation Framework.  Jim Bedwell, Director of Recreation and Heritage Resource will give an overview of the new Forest Service Recreation Framework, the agencies strategy for the future of recreation on National Forests

Join the revolution! See the full list of Programs for 2010.

Check Out the Vendors Scheduled for the Tradeshow.

EARLY REGISTRATION: $335 per person member rate, Late Registration $410 per person member rate:  Register

WHEN: Onsite Registration December  6 & 7, 2010

SEMINARS: December 7-9, 2010

TRADE SHOW: December 7-9, 2010

WHERE: Salt Palace Convention Center

HOST HOTEL: Radisson Downtown Salt Lake City. Click here for Online Reservations, or call 1-800-333-3333 Group Code America Outdoors 2010.

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