July 2024

Independent Contractors: Classify Carefully Many businesses use independent contractors to help keep their costs down and provide flexibility for short-term needs. But the question of whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor is complex. Be careful that your independent contracto... Read More

June 2024

Does the Corporate Transparency Act Apply to Your Business? Under the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), many businesses are subject to new reporting requirements that went into effect on January 1, 2024. That means certain companies are required to provide information related to their “beneficial... Read More

May 2024

The Advantages of Hiring Your Minor Children for Summer Jobs If you’re a small-business owner and you hire your children this summer, you may be able to secure tax breaks and other nontax benefits. The kids can gain bona fide on-the-job experience, save for college and learn how to manage money. ... Read More

April 2024

Tax records: What can you toss and what should you keep? Generally, the IRS has three years to audit a tax return, from the later of the due date of the return or the date you file. You can also file an amended return within this time frame if you overlooked something. Here’s what you need to ... Read More

March 2024

Retirement Saving Options for Your Small Business If you’re looking for a retirement plan for yourself and your employees but worried about the financial commitment and administrative burdens involved, there are some options to consider. One possibility is a Simplified Employee Pension (SEP). Thi... Read More