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  • How to Avoid Getting Hit with Payroll Tax Penalties

    For small businesses, managing payroll can be one of the most arduous tasks. Adding to the burden earlier this year was adjusting income tax withholding based on the new tables issued by the IRS.

  • What You Can Deduct When Volunteering

    Because donations to charity of cash or property generally are tax deductible (if you itemize), it only seems logical that the donation of something even more valuable to you — your time — would also be deductible. Unfortunately, that’s not the case.

  • Does Your Business Have to Begin Collecting Sales Tax on All Out-of-State Online Sales?

    You’ve probably heard about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing state and local governments to impose sales taxes on more out-of-state online sales. The ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.

  • Finding a 401(k) That's Right for Your Business

    By and large, today’s employees expect employers to offer a tax-advantaged retirement plan. A 401(k) is an obvious choice to consider, but you may not be aware that there are a variety of types to choose from. Let’s check out some of the most popular options:

  • Do You Know the ABCs of HSAs, FSAs, and HRAs?

    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.

  • The Pros and Cons of a SCIN

    Many estate planning techniques are intended to minimize or even eliminate gift and estate taxes when transferring assets to family members. Sometimes, the most powerful techniques also have a significant drawback: mortality risk.

  • 2 Tax Law Changes That May Affect Your Business's 401(k) Plan

    When you think about recent tax law changes and your business, you’re probably thinking about the new 20% pass-through deduction for qualified business income or the enhancements to depreciation-related breaks.

  • New 1099-MISC Requirements

    Act 43 of 2017 created a withholding obligation for certain payors of Pennsylvania-source income and lessees of Pennsylvania real estate to non-residents.

  • Fortify Your Estate Plan Against Undue Influence Claims

    Of course, you expect the declarations in your will to be carried out, as required by law. Usually, that’s exactly what happens with wills.

  • The Tax Impact of the TCJA on Estate Planning

    The massive changes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made to income taxes have garnered the most attention. But the new law also made major changes to gift and estate taxes.

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