“With monthly SCCA meetings we have been able to address many concerns and interests of the local businesses in a timely way.”
SCCA Member: Suzanne Weinstein, Coastal Seafoods

Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Free Geek: A Seward Recycling Resource

Many of us have unused electronic waste in our homes. That old laptop that died – you had grand plans to see if you could get anything off that hard drive, but never followed through. The clunky digital camera that you never use anymore because the one on your smart phone is so much better. And when you think about workplaces upgrading equipment, you can see how e-waste becomes a critical issue if it … More

Employees vs. Contract Workers

Some companies use contract workers for many functions in their business. While this can be a good strategy for some projects, it is very important to classify workers appropriately for tax purposes. If you treat a worker as an employee but for tax purposes classify them incorrectly as an independent contractor, you could end up owing years of back taxes!

To avoid this problem, which would arise if you were audited, the IRS has … More

Erik Nelson Plumbing

Erik Nelson Plumbing (http://eriknelsonplumbing.com) is a new member of the SCCA this year. Erik is a Seward resident and also operates his business from our neighborhood. He loves the mellow pace of life in Seward after living in Boston and San Francisco, and appreciates that there are still lots of amenities nearby, including the Seward Co-op, great parks and nice places to eat dinner. He’s convinced that this is the best neighborhood to raise … More