Leadership Lessons I Have Learned Along the Way
I still have the privilege of working with business owners and other clients but as my responsibilities have increased at the firm, I have been required to focus more of my time on our firm’s business, rather than working in the business.
Recent Developments That May Impact Your Tax Situation
There were a number of important tax developments in the first quarter of 2017. The following is a summary of important developments that have occurred in the past three months that impact your tax situation. New guidance on how small businesses can use a research credit to offset payroll tax. Businesses that increase certain research […]
Law Will Allow Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursements
The 21st Century Cures Act will allow certain small businesses to use health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) without incurring penalties under the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Is Your Company Outgrowing QuickBooks®?
As a growing small business you are likely pushing past the functionality of your QuickBooks® accounting software. The decision to implement QuickBooks® was a good one a few years ago, but now you spend more time calculating things via Excel outside of the system than inside the software. These manual processes and lack of visibility […]
Readiness Checklist: Are you ready for the new DOL overtime regulations?
Effective December 1, 2016, the new rule is expected to extend overtime pay protections to more than 4 million Americans not currently eligible under federal law. Make sure your organization is ready to comply with the new regulations by following this comprehensive readiness checklist.
Free Webinars on Sales and Use Tax for Iowa Business Owners
Two free webinars on sales and use tax for Iowa businesses are scheduled in June and July. Iowa Sale/Use Tax Basics Part 1 will be held on June 22, with Iowa Sales/Use Tax Basics Part 2 on July 20. Both are scheduled from 12-1 p.m. For more information or to register, please visit: http://www.iasourcelink.com/resources/business-webinars/iowa-tax-webinars Part […]
Concerned Your Current HR / Payroll System Won’t Be Able To Comply With New FSLA Changes?
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) changes will reclassify a portion of the workforce to become eligible for overtime pay, and the Department of Labor expects 4 MILLION employees to be impacted. New regulations leave big questions. Do you have the right tools in place to manage the outcome – and what will it cost you? View our […]
Department of Labor Issues New Regulations – Many More Workers Now Eligible for Overtime Pay
Beginning December 1, 2016, employers will have new overtime regulations to comply with for their exempt workers. The Department of Labor (DOL) issued the revisions to Part 541 of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) on May 18.
Don’t Get Caught by Phishing Schemes
These deceptive messages can take the form of emails, phone calls or websites, and are designed to steal funds from an organization by tricking an employee into divulging confidential personal or business information such as a user name, password, bank account number, Social Security number or Employer Identification Number (EIN). Phishing attacks most often appear […]
Is There an Accountable Plan in Your Company’s Future?
The end of the year is a good time to consider making changes to your business. For example, could you be operating more tax-efficiently? And are there better ways to attract and keep good employees?