In Memoriam – Ken Noack, Sr.

​It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Ken Noack, Sr., on December 28th.  Ken was one of the founding partners of Noack and Dean which was one of the three original brokerages forming InterWest Insurance Services in 1992. He lived a very blessed, life with his wife Sue, their two…

January 19, 2021 – Summit Webinar – Dependent Care Assistance Program (DCAP) Administration

Tue, Jan 19, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PST   §129 DCAPs are becoming more popular among employers and employees. The COVID-19 pandemic has complicated the administration of these program. The IRS has provided some flexibility in response to the pandemic and Congress is considering additional changes. Attend this webinar for up-to-date information on…

Commissioner Rejects Coronavirus Workers’ Comp Surcharges

Despite the state’s rating agency asking for a 2.6% increase in workers’ compensation rates due to costs related to the coronavirus pandemic, California’s insurance commissioner has instead ordered that benchmark rates be cut 4.6%. Besides the rate increase, the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau had recommended that all policies be subject to a COVID-19 surcharge…