May 6, 2020

May is National Barbecue Month and, with COVID-19, this year’s is like no other. With that in mind, we are launching a promotion we hope will encourage loyalty to your business now and in the future.

This year, we’re launching the first “Back to Barbecue Day” on Saturda...

April 28, 2020

As always, these resources and more can be found on our website at https://www.hpba.org/coronavirus.

New Paycheck Protection Program Guidance from SBA

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) relaunched yesterday at 10:30 AM.

  • Ahead of the rollout, the Small Business Admi...

April 17, 2020

Urge Congress to Provide Small Business Coronavirus Relief Immediately

For small businesses across America, the CARES Act has provided much-needed assistance to those of us who are hurting as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But critical funding for the Paycheck Protec...

April 16, 2020

Earlier this year, HPBA completed its 2019 Annual Report. Due to the COVID-19 crisis and the urgent need to communicate the latest information about the pandemic with our members, we held off on sharing the report.

While 2019 may seem like a long time ago, we hope that...

February 7, 2020

A new law was enacted recently that impacts a small group of Americans: spouses of military personnel who have an occupational license whose spouse is relocated due to a permanent change of duty station to another state.

Over 34 percent of military spouses work in field...

February 7, 2020

As you know, the biomass stove tax credit of $300 was extended for purchases made since January 1, 2018 until December 31, 2020. Tax forms are now updated, and tax preparation software should also reflect the extension of this credit. Download our quick reference one-p...

December 10, 2019

The sharp increase in local cities banning – or considering a ban of – natural gas in new homes has sparked tremendous interest in the 2020 Tom Pugh Government Affairs Academy (GAA), to be held in Washington, DC, on July 20–23, 2020. This program is designed to empower...

November 8, 2019

Hot Profit: Optimizing Retail Space to Spark Growth in Your Sales

Presentation is everything. The way a product is showcased, the salesroom layout, and the customer experience can all be deciding factors in closing a deal. In an effort to help retailers elevate their...

November 8, 2019

On Thursday, October 24th, nearly 30 HPBA members met with more than 60 congressional offices to promote changeout program legislation and biomass stove tax credit legislation.

For our HPBA members, this was their chance to talk with members of Congress and their staff...

October 1, 2019

This National Fireplace Month, Think Beyond the Living Room for Your Next Fireplace or Stove

Arlington, VA (Oct. 1, 2019) – What makes a house a home? Its fireplace. What makes that fireplace special? The design, beauty and comfort of the hearth.

But the hearth isn’t jus...

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