2018 Q4 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2018. KeepRead more.
You might save tax if your vacation home qualifies as a rental property
Do you own a vacation home? If you both rent it out and use it personally, you might save taxRead more.
Prepare for valuation issues in your buy-sell agreement
Every business with more than one owner needs a buy-sell agreement to handle both expected and unexpected ownership changes. WhenRead more.
How to reduce the tax risk of using independent contractors
Classifying a worker as an independent contractor frees a business from payroll tax liability and allows it to forgo providingRead more.
Do you need to make an estimated tax payment by September 17?
To avoid interest and penalties, you must make sufficient federal income tax payments long before your April filing deadline throughRead more.
HSA + HDHP can be a winning health benefits formula
If you’ve done any research into employee benefits for your business recently, you may have come across a bit ofRead more.
Keep it SIMPLE: A tax-advantaged retirement plan solution for small businesses
If your small business doesn’t offer its employees a retirement plan, you may want to consider a SIMPLE IRA. OfferingRead more.
Back-to-school time means a tax break for teachers
When teachers are setting up their classrooms for the new school year, it’s common for them to pay for aRead more.
Business tips for back-to-school time
Late summer and early fall, when so many families have members returning to educational facilities of all shapes and sizes,Read more.
Assessing the S corp
The S corporation business structure offers many advantages, including limited liability for owners and no double taxation (at least atRead more.
Play your tax cards right with gambling wins and losses
If you gamble, be sure you understand the tax consequences. Both wins and losses can affect your income tax bill.Read more.
6 ways to get more value from an IT consultant
IT consultants are many things — experts in their field, champions of the workaround and, generally, the “people persons” ofRead more.
Choosing the right accounting method for tax purposes
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) liberalized the eligibility rules for using the cash method of accounting, making thisRead more.
An FLP can save tax in a family business succession
One of the biggest concerns for family business owners is succession planning — transferring ownership and control of the companyRead more.
Keep an eye out for extenders legislation
The pieces of tax legislation garnering the most attention these days are the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) signedRead more.