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Does your organization provide vehicles for employees to use for business? Does the employee also drive the vehicle for personal use? If so, you’ve got an additional administrative issue to contend with each new year: generally, the value of an employer-provided vehicle is a fringe benefit which might need to be included as employee compensation […]
S corporations have become a popular entity of choice for many operating businesses. It is a “flow-through” entity, meaning that it passes all its income and losses through to its shareholders without self-employment (SE) tax or the “double-taxation” facing C corporations. But before you make the leap, you should know the requirements and tax consequences […]
The determination of whether a worker is properly classified as an employee or an independent contractor is an important issue, as the Internal Revenue Service, Department of Labor, state agencies and the courts continue to step up enforcement.
A new Missouri law imposes additional requirements for how landlords handle security deposits. The new law requires security deposits to be held by the landlord for the tenant in a deposit account insured by an agency of the federal government. The new law goes further for landlords who are not licensed by the Missouri Real […]
As the end of the year approaches, we wanted to remind you about some of the legislative changes of 2016 that can affect business owners, such as tax credits, depreciation changes, and new deadlines. If you haven’t already done so, you might think about how these changes could affect your business and which year-end tax […]
A law signed by President Obama last year changed the due dates for certain 2016 tax returns that will be filed in 2017. Entities affected by the new deadlines include partnerships and C corporations, as well as those that file FinCEN Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, and several other Internal Revenue Service information returns.