HARRAH’S BOSS SPEAKS: Harrah’s Entertainment CEO and Chairman Gary Loveman sits down with Review-Journal writer Arnold Knightly to discuss his company, the economy and the gaming industry.
EXECUTIVE SNAPSHOT: Seggie Isho, director of operations for Wireless Experts, talks about his job, the future of wireless and his love of music.
THIS WEEK’S LIST: Local Web developers and Internet and wireless providers.
THIS WEEK’S BUSINESS PRESS POLL QUESTION
Log on to the Las Vegas Business Press Web site and let us hear your opinion on this week’s question.
Republican Gov. Jim Gibbons, whose vetoes of bills to raise $1 billion in new revenues were overriddent by the Nevada Legislature, has said the higher sales and business taxes will lead to higher unemployment rates in Nevada. Gibbons said the new business payroll tax — currently 0.63 percent for non-financial institutions, will drop to 0.5 percent on the first $250,000 in payroll, then rise to 1.17 percent above $250,000 annually — will harm businesses that are already struggling because of the recession. The governor said he has talked to business people who said they are already planning new layoffs in anticipation of the new taxes going into effect July 1.
Do you know of any businesspeople who are planning to lay off workers because of the higher taxes that begin next month?
Answer at www.lvbusinesspress.com/poll/