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Mar 31

Statutory Employees and Wages

February 5, 2015 Tax Blog by Calli McWilliams, MSA, MSM Information for employers of salespersons Did you know that you can treat some of your independent contractors as statutory employees for employment taxes purposes? This is a relatively uncommon used approach, compared to the standard determination of an employee or independent contractor. This is both …

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Feb 10

Tax Prep 101

Get Your Business Tax Records in Order. With the tax deadline quickly approaching, we’ve decided to provide you with some helpful tips on how to better prepare your business records for tax season. Ensuring your records are organized and complete ahead of time ensures that your taxes will be done more accurately and efficiently, resulting …

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Nov 26

A Breakdown of the Healthcare Penalty for Individual & Employers

By Ryan Webber On March 23, 2010 the Affordable Care Act was signed into law by the President and transformed the way small businesses and individuals will be able to shop for, compare and purchase health insurance. The Act, which was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2012, preserved the law’s “individual mandate” …

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Aug 29

5 things startups should know before starting

There have been startups as long as there has been business. But only recently has the idea of the “startup” taken on the meaning it has in today’s tech-saturated economy. Today, when we think of startups, we think of cash-flush twentysomethings developing the next mobile app or social media platform with millions of dollars of …

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Jul 31

Cash contributions and distributions & loans to and from entities

By Matt Lipkowitz When asking an owner of a small business what is the difference between cash contributions and distributions and loans to and from entities the most common answer would be “Aren’t they the same thing? It just depends on how my accountant classifies the transaction.” This common misconception with majority of individuals who …

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Jun 28

Life insurance: an integral tool for business planning

Life insurance often is viewed as financial protection for your family in the case of untimely death. But these policies also often play a very important role in the business world. From business partnerships and buy-sell arrangements to business succession plans, life insurance can ensure a stable revenue stream and continuity in the event of …

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Jun 28

Living in interesting times; the Affordable Care Act for Small Businesses

By Bill Saylor A Chinese blessing (or is it a curse?!) says, in part, “May you live in interesting times.”  Apparently, we’re all blessed these days as the Affordable Care Act continues to take effect. If you own a small business, chances are you still have questions about the Affordable Care Act.  While it is …

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May 30

Think globally, invest locally

Over the past several years, the state of Nevada found itself in a position no investor, public or private, wants to be in — locked in a stagnant investment fund that was losing money to inflation. But the underperformance of the Nevada Permanent School Fund has since triggered a round of public investment innovation in …

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May 01

Employee ownership offers options to owners, workers

Many business owners reaching retirement age look long and hard for a buyer who understands their business model, is knowledgeable about their industry and will continue to operate their business successfully. Today, more and more business owners are finding those buyers within their own companies. Employee ownership, often referred to as an Employee Stock Ownership …

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May 01

Estimated Tax Payments

As the economy slowly gets back on its feet there are a few things to think about when you start making more money. Believe it or not making an estimated tax payment may be necessary if you want to avoid paying penalties. Who must generally pay estimated tax? If you are filing as a sole …

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