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Choosing the right accounting method for tax purposes

Choosing the right accounting method for tax purposes

August 27, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) liberalized the eligibility rules for using the cash method of accounting, making this method - which is simpler than the accrual method - available to more businesses.
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Do you still need to worry about the AMT?

Do you still need to worry about the AMT?

August 27, 2018
Now is a good time to familiarize yourself with the changes, assess your AMT risk and see if there are any steps you can take during the last several months of the year to avoid the AMT, or at least minimize any negative impact. 
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Even voicemail is susceptible to fraud

Even voicemail is susceptible to fraud

August 27, 2018
In a world of increasing exposure to online security threats, it’s nice to be able to rely on voicemail for risk-free communication. The problem is, you can’t. Fraud perpetrators are endlessly inventive when it comes to scamming individuals and businesses.
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Your attorney’s role in a fraud investigation

Your attorney’s role in a fraud investigation

July 23, 2018
A forensic accountant plays a critical role in a fraud investigation. But if you suspect an employee of fraud, call your attorney first, not your accountant.
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How to avoid getting hit with payroll tax penalties

How to avoid getting hit with payroll tax penalties

July 23, 2018
For small businesses, managing payroll can be one of the most arduous tasks.
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3 traditional midyear tax planning strategies for individuals that hold up post-TCJA

3 traditional midyear tax planning strategies for individuals that hold up post-TCJA

July 23, 2018
With its many changes to individual tax rates, brackets and breaks, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) means taxpayers need to revisit their tax planning strategies. Certain strategies that were once tried-and-true will no longer save or defer tax.
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Can you trust your business’s bookkeeper?

Can you trust your business’s bookkeeper?

July 10, 2018
Bookkeepers occupy positions of trust in any company. If your bookkeeper no longer deserves your trust, it’s better to know now — before this employee causes serious financial losses.
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Do you know the ABCs of HSAs, FSAs and HRAs?

Do you know the ABCs of HSAs, FSAs and HRAs?

July 10, 2018
There continues to be much uncertainty about the Affordable Care Act and how such uncertainty will impact health care costs. So it's critical to leverage all tax-advantaged ways to fund these expenses, including HSAs, FSAs and HRAs.
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2018 Q3 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

2018 Q3 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

June 27, 2018
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the third quarter of 2018.
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Choosing the best business entity structure post-TCJA

Choosing the best business entity structure post-TCJA

June 27, 2018
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer when deciding how to structure a business. The best choice depends on your business’s unique situation and your situation as an owner. 
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5 tips for preventing business identity theft

5 tips for preventing business identity theft

June 13, 2018
Identity theft isn’t just a consumer problem. Criminals steal the identities of businesses, too.
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IRS Audit Techniques Guides provide clues to what may come up if your business is audited

IRS Audit Techniques Guides provide clues to what may come up if your business is audited

May 23, 2018
IRS examiners use Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs) to prepare for audits — and so can small business owners.
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