2018 W-4 Has Arrived

The Internal Revenue Service has released the updated Form W-4 (here) for 2018. Along with the W-4, they have released an updated Withholding Calculator to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that was passed in December 2017. Changes to the tax law were made with the Tax Cuts… Read More

Why Gross Vehicle Weight Matters For Depreciation Purposes

For the 2017 tax year the Federal Section 179 depreciation deduction limit is now at $500,000, it is easy to think that any fixed asset classified as personal property can now be expensed.  However, in the year of purchase, it is important to remember the depreciation limits on passenger automobiles and trucks.  A passenger automobile… Read More

How Do I Start A Business?

So you’ve done your research, you have your business plan and finances figured out. What’s the next step in starting your own business? Next up is choosing a business entity. You have several options to choose from and they include: a sole proprietorship, a limited liability company (LLC), a partnership, or a corporation. The structure… Read More

Equifax Breach: What You Can Do

As many of you have heard, Equifax, one of the 3 major credit card bureaus, fell victim to a major security breach. According to Equifax, about 143 million Americans may have had their names, birthdates, social security numbers, and other personal information compromised.  Consumers are now able to check to see if their information was… Read More

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