Retailers Work to Protect Swipe Fee Reform

Retailers Work to Protect Swipe Fee Reform

The Nebraska Retail Federation has been meeting with the Nebraska congressional delegation to retain the existing limits on debit card fees. Below is Tom Wright of Wright's Jewelers in Lincoln, NE with Congressman Jeff Fortenberry. Full details from NRF. Jim Otto...

LB44 Advances to Floor of Legislature

LB44 Advances to Floor of Legislature

  LB 44 would put an end to the unfair advantage online only sellers have over Nebraska retailers by requiring  those remote sellers (like eBay, Overstock.com, etc) to collect and remit Nebraska sales taxes.  Thank you to the following business groups for your...

Thank You Senator Al Davis!

Thank You Senator Al Davis!

Legislative Resolution 511 - Interim study to examine existing state law governing the collection of sales and use tax on remote sales. Senator Davis has provided outstanding leadership on this extremely important issue which is much appreciated. Local retailers pay...

Chip Cards Come into wider use

Chip Cards Come into wider use

  By MATT OLBERDING | LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR Published September 30, 2015 Starting Thursday, you might notice a slightly different procedure when you use your credit card at a retailer. That's the day the credit card industry has set for requiring card companies to...

Governor Signs Nebraska Marketplace Fairness

Governor Signs Nebraska Marketplace Fairness

Governor Signs Nebraska Marketplace Fairness Legislation Nebraska's Marketplace Fairness Bill (LB 200) was signed into law by the Governor Pete Ricketts on May 27, 2015. We thank the Governor as we have worked very hard on this issue both last session and this...