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3
Jan
Key Points About Key Person Insurance
Virtually every business owner will tell you it takes more than one person to build up and maintain a profitable business. In fact, it is likely that several “key employees” ha...
 
6
Jan
2 extended credits can save businesses taxes on their 2015 returns

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hik...

 
3
Jan
No changes to retirement plan contributions for 2016
Retirement plan contribution limits are indexed for inflation, but with inflation remaining low, the limits remain unchanged for 2016:
 
23
Jan
Will Congress revive expired tax breaks?
Many valuable tax breaks expired at the end of 2013. But Congress probably will revive at least some of them, likely retroactively to January 1, 2014. The question is exactly which breaks they'll exte...
 
22
Jan
Are you meeting the ACA’s additional Medicare tax withholding requirements?
Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), beginning in 2013, taxpayers with FICA wages over $200,000 per year ($250,000 for joint filers and $125,000 for married filing separately) had to pay an additional...
 
16
Jan
Tax Time is here again
The time to file taxes is fast approaching. Help ease the stress by starting to prepare now. The first step? Gather W-2s and 1099s. Once the holiday season is in the rearview mirror, taxpayers are of...
 
2
Jan
Should you increase your retirement plan contributions in 2014?
With the new year upon us, it's time to start thinking about 2014 retirement plan contributions. Contributing the maximum you're allowed to an employer-sponsored defined contribution plan is likely a ...
 
22
Jan
Newly revived “charitable IRA rollovers”: Time is running out for 2012 tax savings
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) revives for 2012 and 2013 the opportunity to make tax-free IRA distributions (up to $100,000 per year) for charitable purposes. If you're age 70½...
 
4
Jan
Three Tax Increases Under the Fiscal Cliff Deal
On Jan. 2, Congress passed the American Tax Relief Act to address the fiscal cliff. The act makes permanent 2012 income tax rates for most taxpayers, as well as alternative minimum tax relief. It also...
 
26
Jan
Transcript: AICPA National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans Key Points
By: Lisa S. Hastings and Stephanie J. Turner Lisa: Hi, this is Lisa Hastings. Stephanie Turner and I attended the AICPA National Conference in Washington, DC just before Christmas, and want to share ...
 
5
Jan
Dealing with Independent Contractor Issues
Now that flexible work arrangements are becoming more common, it is even more difficult to tell the difference between "employees" and "independent contractors." Nevertheless, it is important for empl...
 
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