Retirement Plan Options for Small Businesses

According to the US Small Business Administration, small businesses employ half of all private-sector employees in the United States. However, a majority of small businesses do not offer their workers retirement savings benefits. If you’re like many other small business owners in the United States, you may be considering the various retirement plan options available…

Six Steps to Protect Against Taxpayer ID Theft

Six Steps to Protect Against Taxpayer ID Theft Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses a taxpayer’s stolen personal information, such as a Social Security number, to file a tax return claiming a false refund. Thieves are actively working to steal taxpayer information and identities, and everyone should do everything they can to prevent identity…

Employee Relocation: What Happens to Your Home?

Employee Relocation: What Happens to Your Home? Employees and small business owners often have questions about what to do with an employee’s home – and what the tax consequences might be – when they move to a new job location. Here are some answers: Employees Most employers want to protect the employee from being relocated…

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Start This Month

Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Start This Month The Internal Revenue Service has started sending letters to more than 36 million American families who, based on tax returns filed with the agency, may be eligible to receive monthly Child Tax Credit payments starting July 15, 2021. Here’s what families need to know: Background The expanded…

Tips for Students with a Summer Job

Tips for Students with a Summer Job If your child is a student with a summer job, the income your child earns over the summer is considered taxable income. Here’s what they should know: Form W-4. When anyone gets a new job, they need to fill out a Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate. Employers use this…

HSA Limits Increase for 2022

HSA Limits Increase for 2022 Contributions to a Health Savings Account (HSA) are used to pay current or future medical expenses of the account owner, his or her spouse, and any qualified dependent and are adjusted annually for inflation. For 2022, the annual inflation-adjusted contribution limit for a Health Savings Account (HSA) increases to $$3,650…