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KPD Insurance is Oregon’s premier independent insurance agency. Our extraordinary team of insurance professionals work to deliver superior business and personal insurance solutions for our clients’ risk exposure.
KPD Insurance is proud to be an Oregon-based insurance business with international capabilities. From a startup agency in 1979, KPD has grown to one of the largest independent insurance agencies in the Northwest. Our founders, Ike Kingrey and Gordon Price, were strong entrepreneurs who knew that the key to success is delivering extraordinary service to their clients. They were right, and to this day we measure ourselves against the service excellence they demanded of themselves.
Our mission statement reads: We are “Team Kandu,” meaning we will, as a team, do everything we can to deliver the best insurance and risk management solutions for your needs. We accomplish this by adhering to our core values of service excellence and integrity through extraordinary teamwork, superior professionalism, and industry-leading innovation.
Employee Benefits News
- U.S. SURGEON GENERAL'S REPORT MAY SPUR MORE WELLNESS PROGRAM ACTIVITY A U.S. Surgeon General's Report issued in January marks fifty years since the Surgeon General's landmark report in 1964 that set in motion a nationwide campaign to reduce and hopefully eliminate tobacco smoking in the United States. Also in January, rules under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect, enhancing employers' ability to provide financial incentives to employees to "kick the habit!"
- Form 5500 Filing Requirements Form 5500 Filing Requirements Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT Most employee benefit plans are required to file a Form 5500 annually, and penalties for not meeting this obligation can be costly. During this 90-minute basic-to-intermediate level webinar we will discuss:
- Counting Employees Under Health Care Reform (Part 2) Counting employees under health care reform is not as easy as 1 – 2 - 3. The rules are quite complicated, and if not done correctly can have serious repercussions for your business. The final employer shared responsibility (“play or pay”) regulations have been issued and beginning in 2015, larger employers will need to either offer health coverage that meets the requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or pay penalties. Although the requirement is not effective until 2015, employers need to be gathering data and making decisions now.