Health Reimbursement Accounts for Small Employers

Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA’s) are back after the signing of the 21st Century Cure Act, effective January 1, 2017. There are new rules (of course!) that come right along with them for 2017 (as well as some transitional relief for the remainder of 2016). Just a bit of background: health reimbursement accounts can be setup… Read More

Tis the Season of Cheer….and Scammers!

This week is National Tax Security Awareness Week. It’s a good time to refresh your security awareness. Many people spend time on their computers buying gifts, gathering year end tax information, and making other financial transactions. We wanted to remind you of a few tips to keep your information safe! Always be sure to use… Read More

Back To School Tax Savings

It’s back to school time! This week has been full of first day pictures, nervousness for both parents and kids, and the first of the last for those seniors! We wanted to make sure you remember some tax advantages for parents with kids in grades K-12 in Iowa. Yep, there’s a tax credit for that!… Read More

5 Reasons to Evaluate your Work in Progress Schedule

Many small contractors don’t take the time to evaluate their current jobs in progress. Here are a few reasons that may lead you to do so: Profitability Evaluation: by keeping close tabs on your job’s price quote, your expenses related to the job (don’t forget about salaries, including those of management and office personnel), and… Read More