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Solid accounting adds business value

December 1, 2003 - By

It’s true. As one who spends my time analyzing businesses, I can say without question that a business that produces high-quality financial statements that have integrity and show the true financial performance of the company will bring more money in a sale than an identical business with sloppy reporting. read more

Overtime rule changes long overdue

December 1, 2003 - By

By now you’ve likely heard of the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act, which is the primary statute governing employee entitlement to overtime compensation. read more

2003 State of the Industry

December 1, 2003 - By

The numbers don't lie; neither do the voices of frightened and frustrated propane marketers everywhere who say the mounting cost of doing business is smothering them. read more

And the answer is?

December 1, 2003 - By

What I like best about our annual State of the Industry Report is that it gives propane retailers nationwide an open forum to give unbridled, bare-knuckled feedback from the front lines. read more

Safety issues do not take holidays

December 1, 2003 - By

While many of us take breaks throughout the holiday season, we cannot take a holiday from safety issues. read more

NPGA seeks equitable linefill program

December 1, 2003 - By

We encounter many challenges in this industry. One of the most compelling issues we face each year is ensuring a reliable supply of propane for our customers. read more

LIHEAP funds could grow with bill

December 1, 2003 - By

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program could get $3.4 billion in each of the next three years under the Poverty Reduction & Prevention Act of 2003. read more