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Member Spotlight: Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)

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PCAR’s mission is to eliminate all forms of sexual violence and advocate for the rights and needs of victims of sexual assault. By providing funding, training/training materials and assistance to a network of rape crisis centers serving all 67 Pennsylvania counties, provides access to quality victim services and prevention education. Furthermore, PCAR’s impact goes far beyond Pennsylvania’s borders by:

  • Operating the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC), which identifies, develops and disseminates resources regarding all aspects of sexual violence prevention and intervention.
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  • Collaborating with the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence (NAESV) and the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CALCASA)PreventConnect to operate Raliance. 
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  • Operating Raliance founded in 2015 through a multimillion-dollar seed investment by the National Football League, with a mission of ending sexual violence in a single generation while promoting prevention by awarding grants, advancing correlative research, policymaking and more. 
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  • PCAR also founded and operated AEquitas: The Prosecutor’s Resource on Violence Against Women that became an independent 501c3 in October of 2015. 
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    PCAR Success with First Nonprofit

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    Left to right: Cecilia Piazza, Heather Pachkoski, Joe Geiger

    PCAR joined our Unemployment Savings Program (USP) in 2000 with a 39% savings over what they were paying in state unemployment taxes. Since then, they have saved over $200,000! Cecilia Piazza, First Nonprofit’s Vice President of Member Services, visited PCAR in April 2018 to discuss their membership. She along with USP Board Member and President & CEO of First Nonprofit Foundation, Joe Geiger, presented Heather Pachkoski, Chief Financial Officer of PCAR, with an award for excellent membership.

    We look forward to many more years of success with PCAR! For more information on their services, please visit their website: www.pcar.org

    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Montana

    2018 MT

     

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs and claim costs mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause.

    $358 Average SUTA Cost per Employee

    Factors used in calculating employer state unemployment rates have increased; therefore increasing the average unemployment tax cost per employee by 54% since 2008

    Unemployment Claim Stats

    savings snip$13,260 Total Maximum Benefits

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $13,260 on a single claim.

    $8.2 Million Unemployment Claim Overpayments

    Montana’s fiscal year 2017 unemployment claim overpayment rate was 7.51%, equaling over $8.2 million.

    $32,000 2018 Taxable Wage Base

    The unemployment wage base in Montana increased by $600 in 2018, therefore increasing the wages on which employers pay SUTA on.

    2014: $29,000

    2015: $29,500

    2016: $30,800

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit, governmental and tribal entities. Click here or call Megan Cronin at (503) 858-5622 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2019 rate projection!

    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Massachusetts

    2018 MA

     

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs and claim costs mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause.

    $541 Average SUTA Cost per Employee

    Massachusetts employers pay an annual average of $541 per employee in state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs.

    Unemployment Claim Stats

    $34,590 Total Maximum Benefits

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $34,590 on a single claim in Massachusetts

    $311 Million Unemployment Claim Overpayments

    Massachusetts’ fiscal year 2017 unemployment claim overpayment rate was 21.548%, equaling over $311 million ($100 million more than fiscal year 2016 overpayments).

    $697 2020 Average SUTA Cost per Employee

    Massachusetts uses rate schedules to assign unemployment tax rates. 2018 rates are based on those listed on schedule D. It has been announced that schedule E will be used for 2019 tax rates, increasing rates by another 13.5% across the board. Schedule F will be used for 2020 rates, increasing rates by another 13.5%! Average SUTA costs per employee are estimated to increase to:

    2019: $614

    2020: $697

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit, governmental and tribal entities. Click here or call (312) 239-8385 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2019 rate projection!

    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Colorado

    2018 CO

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs, claims costs and wage base amounts mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause.

    57% Average SUTA Cost per Employee Increase

    Factors used in calculating employer state unemployment rates have increased; therefore increasing the average unemployment tax cost per employee by 57% since 2009 to about $250  by 2017.

    savings snipUnemployment Claim Stats

    $14,898 Total Maximum Benefits

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $14,898 on a single claim.

    15.394% Unemployment Claim Overpayment Rate

    Colorado’s fiscal year 2018 unemployment claim overpayment rate was 15.394%, equaling over $74 million.

    $12,600 2018 Taxable Wage Base

    The unemployment wage base increased from $10,000 in 2011 to $11,000 in 2012, and has continued to increase since; therefore increasing the wages on which employers pay SUTA on.

    2017: $12,500

    2016: $12,200

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit, governmental and tribal entities. Click here or call (214) 360-2477 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2019 rate projection!

    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Washington

    2018 WA

     

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs, claims costs and wage base amounts mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause.

    $482 Average SUTA Cost per Employee 

    Employers in Washington paid an average of $482 per employee in SUTA (State Unemployment Taxes) in 2017.

    savings snipUnemployment Claim Stats

    $17,706 Total Maximum Benefits

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $17,706 on a single claim.

    $80 Million Unemployment Claim Overpayments

    Washington’s fiscal year 2017 unemployment claim overpayment rate was 8.743%, equaling over $80 million.

    $47,300 2018 Taxable Wage Base

    Washington’s unemployment wage base increased from $45,000 in 2017 to $47, 300 in 2018, therefore increasing the wages on which employers pay SUTA on.

    2016: $44,000

    2015: $42,100

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit, governmental and tribal entities. Click here or call (503) 858-5622 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2019 rate projection!

    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Nevada

    2018 NV

     

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs, claim costs and wage base amounts mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause.

    $587 Average SUTA Cost per employee

    Factors used in calculating Nevada employer state unemployment rates have increased; therefore increasing the average SUTA cost per employee by 81% since 2009 to $587.

    savings snipUnemployment Claim Stats

    $11,414 Total Maximum Benefits

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $11,414 on a single claim in Nevada

    13.847% Unemployment Claim Overpayment Rate

    Nevada’s fiscal year 2017 unemployment claim overpayment rate was 13.847%. equaling over $41 million.

    $2.03 for every $1.00 SUTA Vs Benefits Paid

    In 2017, employers in Nevada paid $2.03 in SUTA to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation for every $1.00 paid out unemployment insurance benefits.

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit, governmental and tribal entities. Click here or call (214) 360-2477 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2019 rate projection!

    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Utah

    2018 UT

     

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs, claims costs and wage base amounts mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause.

    $195 Average SUTA Cost per Employee

    Factors used in calculating employer state unemployment rates have increased; causing the average unemployment tax cost per employee in Utah to increase by 28% since 2008 to about $195 by 2017.

    savings snipUnemployment Claim Stats

    $13,624 Utah’s Total Maximum Benefit Amount

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $13,624 on a single claim.

    $11.2 Million Unemployment Claim Overpayments

    Utah made over $11 million in unemployment claim overpayments through fiscal year 2017 (up from $9 million in FY 2016).

    $34,300 2018 Taxable Wage Base

    The unemployment wage base increased from $33,100 to $34,300 in 2018; therefore increasing the wages on which Utah employers pay SUTA on.

    2016: $32,200

    2015: $31,300

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit, governmental and tribal entities. Click here or call Megan Cronin at (503) 858-5622 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2049 rate projection!

    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Kentucky

    2018 KY

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs, claims costs and wage base amounts mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause.

    $306 Average SUTA Cost per Employee

    Factors used in calculating Kentucky employer state unemployment rates have increased; therefore increasing the average unemployment tax cost per employee by 35% since 2008 to about $306 by 2017.

    savings snipUnemployment Claim Stats

    $11,648 Total Maximum Benefits

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $11,648 on a single claim in Kentucky

    20.174% Unemployment Claim Overpayment Rate

    Kentucky’s fiscal year 2017 unemployment claim over payment rate was 20.17% the fifth highest in the country, equaling over $61 million.

    $2,200 Taxable Wage Base Increase

    Kentucky’s unemployment wage base has increased. Prior to 2012, employers paid unemployment taxes on the first $8,00 of wages paid to employees. The wage base has since increased to $10,200, increasing the taxable wages on which employers pay taxes on to the state tax pool.

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit governmental and tribal entities. Click here or cal (312) 239-8385 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2019 rate projection!

     

    A Look at First Nonprofit Group: Then and Now

    Since our inception in 1995 First Nonprofit Group (FNG) improved our financial strength, responded to shifting compliance issues and changing economies, and modified our service capacity to deliver multiple, value-added options for satisfying state unemployment responsibilities. And all the while, FNG continues to be the leading provider in the United States of state unemployment insurance solutions to 501c3 nonprofit, tribal and government entities. We began with the Unemployment Savings Program as our sole unemployment solution for nonprofits and quickly grew to offering four superior quality, money-saving options. To date, our Bonded Service Program is the only program in the country that offers comprehensive first and last dollar coverage. Plus, our value added solutions such as discounted background checks and cyber monitoring services, advance compliance and tighten up security.

    The results and phenomenal growth are seen in the following infographic.

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    2018 Unemployment Cost Facts for Oregon

    OR 2018

    What do state unemployment tax (SUTA) costs, claims costs ang wage base amounts mean to your organization?

    These factors could mean less money for your cause. 

    $845 Average SUTA Cost per Employee

    Factors used in calculating employer state unemployment rates have increased; therefore increasing the average unemployment tax cost per employee by 66% since 2008. At $845, Oregon’s average SUTA cost is the highest in the US.

    savings snipUnemployment Claim Stats

    $15,704 Total Maximum Benefits

    A claimant can collect up to a maximum of $15,704 on a single claim.

    $71 Million Unemployment Claim Overpayments

    Oregon’s fiscal year 2018 unemployment claim overpayment rate was 14.652%, equaling over $71 million.

    $39,300 2018 Taxable Wage Base

    Oregon’s unemployment wage base increased from $38, 400 in 2017 to $39,300 in 2018, therefore increasing the wages on which employers pay SUTA on.

    2016: $36,900

    2015: $35,700

    First Nonprofit Group provides state compliant, individually insured, cost-saving options to satisfy SUTA requirements for nonprofit, governmental and tribal entities. Click here or call us at (503) 858-5622 to request a free, no-obligation cost savings evaluation. Evaluations include a 2019 rate projection!

     

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