NMRA BLOG

 

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2020 NMRA Legislative Menu

2020 NMRA Legislative Menu

APPETIZERS Stimulate your appetite with juicy facts and figures. New Mexico Restaurants Locations – 3,468 Employees – 96,400 - 11% of employment in the state in 2019 Industry Sales (as forecast) – $4 billion Projected job growth by 2029 – 8% increase...

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New Form W-4 for 2020

New Form W-4 for 2020

IRS to release new form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate: Effective January 1, 2020 The IRS is updating the W-4 Form in 2020. The new design reduces the form’s complexity and increases the transparency and accuracy of the withholding system. While it uses the...

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ADA Legal Free For All

ADA Legal Free For All

In 1990 when the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed no one was contemplating the technology boom that would be changing all aspects of our lives and the lives of those with disabilities. Now businesses are faced with lawsuits claiming everything from...

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Bernalillo County Plastic Ban 2019

On June 25, 2019 Bernalillo County Commissioners passed a plastic ban to go into effect in January 2020. While the Albuquerque city council carved restaurants out of the Albuquerque plastic ban Bernalillo County Commissioners did not. If you have a business in the...

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Alcohol Serving: Third Party Liability

Alcohol Serving: Third Party Liability

Serving alcohol is a serious responsibility that is governed and controlled by laws at the national, state and local levels. One of the most important and overlooked aspects of this responsibility is third party liability. Third party liability means you can be held...

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7 Ways To Optimize Your Restaurant Accounting

7 Ways To Optimize Your Restaurant Accounting

from: Platiq.com For many restaurant operators, managing the accounts payable process can be one of the most time-consuming, and least rewarding, parts of the job. On top of this — perhaps in part because of this — restaurant accounting often is fraught with human...

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Holiday Season Alcohol Serving Guide

Holiday Season Alcohol Serving Guide

With the holidays comes celebrations, and with celebrations comes alcohol. Knowing the proper laws and rules as well as useful techniques, can mean the difference between a Happy Holidays and a big fat Bah Hambug. NMRA has you covered. Here are links to exclusive...

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Financial Literacy For Restaurants

Financial Literacy For Restaurants

Someone once told me that restaurants have the most complicated business model because it is the only business in which you bring in raw product, manufacture that product and have a sales force on premise to sell that product. I had never thought of my business as...

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Bernalillo County Minimum Wage – 2019/2020

Bernalillo County Minimum Wage – 2019/2020

Bernalillo County Minimum Wage Notice of Increase The Bernalillo County Commission approved a cost of living increase to raise the minimum wage from $9.05 to $9.20 an hour. This wage increase affects employees who work within the unincorporated area of Bernalillo...

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Health Care and Insurance Benefits

Health Care and Insurance Benefits

As a member of New Mexico Restaurant Association, you have access to a suite of health care insurance programs, through our partnership with National Restaurant Association,  that help meet the diverse needs of restaurant employers, employees and their families. The...

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