New IRS guidance on multiple-employer 401(k) plans

By : August 15, 2019 Comments Off on New IRS guidance on multiple-employer 401(k) plans

IRS proposes to relax the “One Bad Apple Rule” A multiple-employer plan (MEP) is an employee benefit plan maintained by two or more employers. Many such plans are sponsored by companies that are not members of a common control group

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Senate Passes Taxpayer First Act

By : August 2, 2019 Comments Off on Senate Passes Taxpayer First Act

On June 13th, the Senate passed the Taxpayer First Act. The goal of the Taxpayer First Act is to restructure the IRS to better meet taxpayers’ needs. Although the bill is still awaiting presidential signature, its enactment is expected. The

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U.S. Government Intends To Appeal R&D Credit Jury Trial

By : July 17, 2019 Comments Off on U.S. Government Intends To Appeal R&D Credit Jury Trial

Recently, the government filed notice with the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit that it was appealing the outcome of Audio-Technica U.S. v. United States. The lower court case, heard in the U.S. District Court for the Northern

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IRS announces end to faxed transcripts

By : July 2, 2019 Comments Off on IRS announces end to faxed transcripts

After June 27, 2019, the IRS will no longer fax the tax individual or business tax transcripts. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the tax transcript is requested by either the taxpayer or a third party, e.g., lenders and tax

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OSHA Log Posting Tips to Keep Your Company Compliant

By : June 19, 2019 Comments Off on OSHA Log Posting Tips to Keep Your Company Compliant

Keeping your business OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) compliant may feel daunting due to the detailed nature of the logs, but it’s time well spent. Most businesses are required by OSHA to fill out detailed logs when an

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Pros and Cons of the Probate Process

By : May 8, 2019 Comments Off on Pros and Cons of the Probate Process

If you’re the executor of an estate, you might have heard that you should avoid probate at all costs. Of course, you might not understand what probate means. It’s the court-supervised process for distributing an estate’s assets according to the

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Event Planning for Business Success

By : April 23, 2019 Comments Off on Event Planning for Business Success

Out-of-office events can be a wonderful way to promote goodwill and friendship among your employees. In the modern workplace, it’s so important to connect outside the professional environment, to get to know your employees as people, and to promote workplace

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5 Great Last-Minute Strategies to Reduce Your 2018 Taxes

By : April 9, 2019 Comments Off on 5 Great Last-Minute Strategies to Reduce Your 2018 Taxes

The tax filing deadline is on the way, but never fear; there’s still time to take advantage of some moves that can help lower your 2018 taxes and keep more money in your wallet. Whether you’re trying to pay less

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Better Budget, Better Outcomes

By : March 26, 2019 Comments Off on Better Budget, Better Outcomes

If the word “budget” sounds slightly alarming to you, it might be because you associate the term with economic restriction. But a sound budget actually has room for everything you might possibly need. By building a budget yourself, you can

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