Every Tuesday NMRA sends an email blast called ToolKit Tuesday. We give you bite-sized pieces of information to help make your life easier. This BLOG is a recreation of that email blast. You will find everything from employee management to the latest technology. We hope you enjoy this resource.
With over 80 years combined hospitality industry experience, the NMRA staff is here for YOU with whatever your business may need. Below are the staff’s answers to three questions about their expertise in the industry. Allison Kuper-Smith – Government Affairs Director What got you into the industry and how long have you been in it? […]
On July 20th the U.S. Department of Labor signaled its plan to rescind the tip-pooling restrictions put in place under the Obama Administration. It stated it will issue a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking,”specifically, “in this Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the Department will propose to rescind the current restrictions on tip pooling by employers that pay tipped […]
Find links below to the most current I-9 and Employer Handbook on how to fill out the form. From USCIS.gov “Form I-9 is used for verifying the identity and employment authorization of individuals hired for employment in the United States. All U.S. employers must ensure proper completion of Form I-9 for each individual they hire […]
Social Media Best Practices for the Average Restaurateur Running a restaurant can be hard as it is, but keeping track of your restaurant online can seem even harder. Thankfully, in this time of growing technology, there are more and more options on how to post, engage and track your business profiles. Below are 5 simple […]
Are you up to date on all of your EMV Technology? Let our guest blogger, Heartland Payment Systems, fill you in our how EMV solutions can reduce your risks and costs: Even though more than 97 percent of all U.S. credit cards are now issued with chips, many restaurant owners continue to struggle to implement […]
Sometimes the best advice you can get as a restaurateur comes from your own peers. Read on for a take on immigration and employment practices from Guest Blogger and NMRA Member Jerry Harrell from Double Eagle in Mesilla, New Mexico: In the past, say, 180 days, you may have been approached by employees asking about […]
The New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) is a required piece of your operating budget. The gross receipts tax rate varies throughout the state depending on the location of your business. Recent changes to your area may have occurred and will be applicable July 1. Click this link to view the GRT rates PDF.
AGD’s regulation changes are now in place. Most recent regulations changes affect sales and distribution through out New Mexico. The summary of changes are provided here: ALCOHOL AND GAMING RULES 6 12 17. Please be aware the summary DOES NOT list the complete changes. The full regulations are here. Some important highlights are below: 15.10.51 […]
The 2017 HIA Awards have been scheduled for September 11, 2017! We will get ticket information out soon and hope that you can join us at Sandia Resort and Casino to celebrate our industry and “Heroes Who Serve”. Right now, it’s time to nominate! Click here to nominate your favorites! Nomination forms for Hospitality Industry […]
AGD released new rules. You can download the booklet in its entirety here. Here is one of the highlights we received from Alcohol and Gaming Division: Effective April 25, 2017, we no longer require either servers or their employers to have an original or copy of their card. Instead, the employer must have the current […]