Finance http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en Detroit tax collectors crack down on evasion http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/detroit-tax-collectors-crack-down-evasion <div class="node-body article-body">For approximately 7,000 tax-evading individuals and businesses in Detroit, it may be time to pay up. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/detroit-tax-collectors-crack-down-evasion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/detroit-tax-collectors-crack-down-evasion#comments Finance Mon, 22 May 2017 04:14:00 +0000 77701 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>David Broderick Tower, one of the properties being sued as part of Detroit&#39;s efforts to crack down on tax evasion. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:David_Broderick_Tower_only_tenant_PitStop_Bar.jpg">WIkimedia Commons</a>.</p> The best ways to save money and time with an MSP http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-ways-save-money-and-time-msp <div class="field-deck"> Does your agency have temporary workers? A Managed Service Provider (MSP) can be a useful tool. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Managed Service Provider (MSP) program helps an organization alleviate the manual burden of activating and maintaining a temporary workforce.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-ways-save-money-and-time-msp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/best-ways-save-money-and-time-msp#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Human Resources Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Thu, 18 May 2017 19:10:00 +0000 77671 at http://americancityandcounty.com New industry standard for equipment valuation http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/new-industry-standard-equipment-valuation <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch now offers Orderly Liquidation Values (OLV) for construction, lift and access, and agricultural equipment as part of its existing values solution.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/new-industry-standard-equipment-valuation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/new-industry-standard-equipment-valuation#comments Finance Fleets Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Public Works Mon, 15 May 2017 14:59:00 +0000 77591 at http://americancityandcounty.com Your new tech buying team http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team <div class="field-deck"> Members of your technology buying team should represent the what, why and how of any purchase </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Members of your technology buying team should represent the what, why and how of any purchase.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/your-new-tech-buying-team#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Technology Technology Tue, 09 May 2017 21:13:00 +0000 77441 at http://americancityandcounty.com Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy; analysts urge investors to learn from ordeal http://americancityandcounty.com/municipal-bonds/puerto-rico-files-bankruptcy-analysts-urge-investors-learn-ordeal <div class="node-body article-body">Puerto Rico has filed for a bankruptcy-like restructuring of its $70 billion debt, and many analysts are strongly suggesting that it serve as a wake-up call to municipal bond investors.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/municipal-bonds/puerto-rico-files-bankruptcy-analysts-urge-investors-learn-ordeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/municipal-bonds/puerto-rico-files-bankruptcy-analysts-urge-investors-learn-ordeal#comments Finance Municipal Bonds Mon, 08 May 2017 19:07:00 +0000 77501 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Puerto Rico&#39;s Old San Juan neighborhood. Image via <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puerto_Rico" target="_blank">Wikimedia Commons.</a></p> New Jersey community boosts productivity through cooperative contract http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-jersey-community-boosts-productivity-through-cooperative-contract <div class="field-deck"> Document management complete overhaul saves city nearly $45,000 a year </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ocean City, N.J., officials are using a cooperative document management contract to trim expenses and deliver efficiencies.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-jersey-community-boosts-productivity-through-cooperative-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-jersey-community-boosts-productivity-through-cooperative-contract#comments Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Office Equipment Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Technology Technology Mon, 08 May 2017 14:47:00 +0000 77471 at http://americancityandcounty.com Get rid of it! http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/get-rid-it <div class="node-body article-body">Darin Matthews discusses the challenges of surplus property disposal. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/get-rid-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/get-rid-it#comments Government Procurement Environment Finance Purchasing & Procurement GPN Mon, 01 May 2017 22:21:00 +0000 77411 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Darin Matthews</p> Students acquire practical skills in Kent State University’s MPA offering (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/students-acquire-practical-skills-kent-state-university-s-mpa-offering-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Kent State University's Daniel P. Hawes describes some of the features of the KSU MPA program. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/students-acquire-practical-skills-kent-state-university-s-mpa-offering-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/students-acquire-practical-skills-kent-state-university-s-mpa-offering-related-video#comments Finance Human Resources Procurement Professional GPN Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:32:00 +0000 77311 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Kent State University, home of the Golden Flashes in athletics.</p> New national cooperative contract awarded to provide travel management services http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services <div class="node-body article-body">UNIGLOBE Travel Designers has been awarded a national cooperative contract to provide travel management services to government agencies and educational institutions throughout the U.S.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/new-national-cooperative-contract-awarded-provide-travel-management-services#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Privatization & Outsourcing Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:12:00 +0000 77291 at http://americancityandcounty.com Taxation placation http://americancityandcounty.com/citizen-engagement/taxation-placation <div class="field-deck"> The strategies counties use to devise new taxes and get voters on board with them </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Counties use various strategies to devise new taxes and get voters on board with them.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/citizen-engagement/taxation-placation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/citizen-engagement/taxation-placation#comments Citizen Engagement Finance Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:16:00 +0000 77271 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A sales tax increase in Johnson County, Kan., will help fund a new courthouse to replace the deficient facility pictured here. Image via Johnson County.</p>