It’s Your Money – Keep It!

From time time DDIFO is pleased to present Guest Commentary from valued contributors. The following is an article about Fraud Detection written and submitted by Steven Schottenfeld of TraceTech Solutions , 7 Josephine Street, Canton, MA 02021, 339-237-1696, tts@tracetechsolutions.com

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Lynette McKee to Speak at the New England Franchise Association

Lynette McKee, will speak to the New England Franchise Association on Marcvh 9th, she has recently joined Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. as Chief Development Officer, located in Tampa, FL. She has also served in executive positions at Dunkin’ Brands, Burger King and Metromedia Restaurant Group, parent company for Bennigan’s Grill and Tavern, Steak and Ale, Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouse restaurant chains in Dallas, TX.

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Independent Joe to Attend the 3-4-10 DDIFO Meeting

The line-up of Speakers for the DDIFO Meeting at the Doubltree Hotel in nWestboro is impressive it includes: Mark Slutsky of Streetfighter Marketing, Canton, Ohio, Mark co-authored the book “StreetFighter Marketing” with his brother Jeff. Peter J. Bergeron, of Projections, Inc., Peter is the author of the book “Union Proof: Creating Your Successful Union Free Strategy”. Joe Giannino, DDIFO’s Government Affairs Coordinator and Steven Shottenfeld of TraceTech Solutions, a fraud detection company.

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Save BIG and Boost Cash Flow with Cost Segregation

With tax season upon us, Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners might be interested to know about noteworthy tax-saving strategies. Enter: cost segregation which, depending largely on the scope of a franchisee’s holdings and investments, can yield upwards of $1 million in additional tax deductions. DDIFO Members Only Restricted Content.

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Carmen Caruso Re-Locates to The Chambers in Chicago

Carmen D. Caruso, a nationally known franchisee trial lawyer and a DDIFO Sponsor, re-locates his practice in “The Chambers” — a dynamic suite of trial lawyers in downtown Chicago who operate on a “lean and mean” platform backed up with the best litigation technology and who prepare their cases for trial in a state-of-the-art mock trial courtroom.

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Political Action Committee Benefits Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners

In 2010, Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners will have the opportunity to get more involved in government relations beginning with the creation of the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Massachusetts Political Action Committee (DDFO MassPAC). Created as an independent entity, DDFO MassPAC is completely separate from the DDIFO, but exists to leverage the combined resources of Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners to promote and protect the business interests of that group.

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DDIFO Fights to Change Massachusetts Tip Pooling Law

Boston — Massachusetts Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners went to bat for their employees this week, asking the state legislature to modify a state law that has limited or stopped many shops from accepting tips from their customers. DDIFO Member Restricted

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Cleveland Economy Shrinks While Dunkin’ Grows

This article first appeared in Independent Joe Issue 3 in December 2009. The Cleveland and Northern Ohio economy is one of the nation’s hardest hit, losing thousands of jobs and watching its population be cut in half. But for Dunkin’ Donut franchise owners, it has been a good market. DDIFO Members Only Content.

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