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Tuesday, September 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Supports Authors Guild Members, Amazon, and PRH Lawsuit Against Book Pirate KISS Library »
The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) supports Authors Guild members, along with Amazon Publishing, and Pengu...
Thursday, August 20, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
Are You Missing IRS Form 6166? You're Not Alone. »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - August 20, 2020) -- During the week of August 17, members of the IBPA Advocacy Committee began noti...
Thursday, August 20, 2020   (3 Comments - view/add)
What IBPA Members Should Know about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s Testimony to Congress »
Watch a short recap of Bezos's congressional testimony . Watch Bezos's opening testimony to Congress , which off...
Friday, August 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 News: COVID-19 Relief Talks Still at Stalemate »
The following information was initially published on August 13, 2020 by the American Society of Association Exectutives (A...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
IBPA Supports ALLi's Statement Against Author In-store Bulk Purchases »
The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) supports the Alliance of Independent Authors' (ALLi's) statement re. au...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A CASE Act Call to Action for IBPA Members »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - July 21, 2020) -- The  IBPA Advocacy Committee has been collaborating with leaders in other...
Thursday, July 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 News: IRS Won’t Extend Tax Filing Deadline of July 15 »
The following information was initially published on July 1, 2020 by the American Society of Association Exectutives (ASAE...
Thursday, July 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 News: Congress Passes Short-Term Extension of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) »
The following information was initially published on July 1, 2020 by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)...
Tuesday, June 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Internet Archive Ends National Emergency Library »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - June 16, 2020) -- On June 10, 2020, the Internet Archive (IA) announced in a blog post that it...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Publishers File Suit Against Internet Archive »
As an original signer of " An Appeal to Readers and Librarians from the Victims of Controled Digital Lending " in Februa...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Supports PEN America's Highlighting the Detention of Writers and Advocating for Their Freedom »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - May 20, 2020) – The publication of PEN America's Freedom to Write Index 2019 is both a rallying...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 News: Next Phase of Major COVID-19 Relief Legislation - HEROES Act »
(Manhattan Beach, California - May 13, 2020) -- On May 12, 2020, Democrats in the House of Representatives released a pr...
Friday, May 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A New Way for IBPA Members to Support the CASE Act »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - May 8, 2020) -- As many IBPA members know, the "Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement A...
Friday, April 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 News: Coronavirus-related Email and Phone Scams on the Rise, IRS Warns »
(Manhattan Beach, California - April 17, 2020) -- On April 14, 2020, the Independent Book Publishers Association's (IBPA's...
Monday, April 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 News: IRS Postpones Additional Filing and Payment Dates Until July 15, 2020 »
(Manhattan Beach, California - April 13, 2020) -- On April 13, 2020, the Independent Book Publishers Association's (IBPA's...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Supports Authors Guild's Campaign Against Internet Archive's National Emergency Library »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - April 2, 2020) – Last week, in response to the shuttering of public and school libraries around the...
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
News Related to Audible Captions Program (Updated Mar 5, 2020) »
This article was originally published on August 26th, 2019 under the headline, "IBPA Supports AAP Lawsuit Against Audible...
Monday, February 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Audible Will Obtain Permission from ALL Publishers Before Enabling Audible Captions »
(Manhattan Beach, California - February 24, 2020) -- On February 7, 2020, the IBPA Board of Directors noted Publishers We...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Members Urged to Tell Congress to #FundLibraries »
Advocacy Alert: Urge Congress to #FundLibraries (Manhattan Beach, CA - February 18, 2020) -- IBPA members are encourage...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Comments on Section 301 Investigation & Proposed Tariff on Printed Books (Updated Feb 18, 2020) »
This article was originally published on June 19, 2019. It has been periodically updated. Read the full report below....
Friday, January 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
California's New Labor Law, AB-5, and What It Means for Publishers »
By IBPA General Counsel Jonathan Kirsch (Manhattan Beach, CA - January 17, 2020) -- California has always been a trend...
Thursday, January 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Signs "Phase One" Trade Deal, Cutting Tariffs on Books Printed in China »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - January 16, 2020) -- On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, President Donald Trump signed a "phase one"...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Launches New Social Media Campaign Messages in Support of the CASE Act »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - January 15, 2020) -- The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) has partnered with the Co...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Members Encouraged to Join CASE Act Social Media Campaign (Nov 25-30, 2019) »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - November 21, 2019) -- With Small Business Saturday just around the corner (on November 30), the Ind...
Friday, November 15, 2019   (9 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Response to Amazon Cutting Book Orders to Publishers »
(Manhattan Beach, California - November 15, 2019) -- During its November 14th meeting, the Independent Book Publishers Ass...
Wednesday, November 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Sends CASE Act Letters of Support to Sen. McConnell and Sen. Schumer »
Listen to IBPA podcast host Peter Goodman discuss the CASE Act with the Authors Guild's Mary Rasenberger and Cheryl L....
Thursday, October 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Applauds Passing of the CASE Act, H.R. 2426 in the U.S. House of Representatives »
Listen to IBPA podcast host Peter Goodman discuss the CASE Act with the Authors Guild's Mary Rasenberger and Cheryl L....
Monday, July 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Statement on the Audible Captions Program »
This article was originally published on July 22, 2019. It was updated on August 26, 2019. Read the full report below....
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Works with AAP and Others on Section 301 Investigation & Proposed Tariff on Printed Books »
This article was originally published on June 5th, 2019. It was updated July 24th, August 1st, August 14th, September 6th...
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
IBPA Works with Ingram Content Group as Baker & Taylor Exits Wholesale Business »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - May 9, 2019) -- In response to the news that Baker & Taylor is exiting the book retail wholes...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Position Statement on “Controlled Digital Lending” (CDL) »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - February 13, 2019) – Having joined 36 other book industry associations on an open appeal to re...

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