Frequently Asked Questions
Why does accessibility matter?
First, because of course it matters. Millions of people with disabilities should have the right to access a website with proper accommodations. Secondly, having a properly accessible site creates more opportunities for visitors and protects your business from lawsuits.
Is accessibility important in my industry?
Almost all industries are facing legal exposure for a lack of accessibility for digital assets, websites, and apps. Without addressing these issues, especially as a new/growing business, violations and lawsuits can mean the difference between success and failure.
What are the benefits of being accessible?
Being accessible means that your website can now be accessed by an entirely new crop of prospective clients. In addition to protecting yourself legally, addressing accessibility can also earn you credits come tax time. On a federal level, the IRS offers the Disabled Tax Credit, which offers credits of 50% of any expenses towards accessibility over $250.