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Protecting Donor Information: Is their identity at risk?

Online giving has grown considerably over the last several years. For nonprofits without the appropriate IT infrastructure and security policies, these increased online donations can also mean greater risk for cybercrimes. While all businesses are at risk for cyberattacks,. Read More >>

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2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustments

November 6, 2019 Tax Advisor

The IRS has announced the 2020 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs), which impact retirement plans for more than 67 million Americans. In addition, the Social Security Administration announced the 2020 social security wage base will be $137,700, which reflects a 3.6%. Read More >>

Ohio’s 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday August 2-4

Back-to-school season has returned – and so has the Sales Tax Holiday! For the fifth consecutive year, The Ohio Department of Taxation has announced the return of the sales tax holiday to help reduce the back-to-school blow to your. Read More >>

Ohio Update: Budget Bill Passed; Relief for Storm Victims

On July 18, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed a new two-year state budget that includes lowering personal income taxes and retaining key business tax provisions. While the biennial budget period began July 1, 2019, most of the tax. Read More >>

Manufacturing Business Expenses: 4 Tips for Deducting Meal & Entertainment Costs

Manufacturing owners have numerous questions around travel and entertainment expenses when attending trade shows, visiting with customers, meeting with suppliers, golf outings and other business trips. The rules and record-keeping can be a nightmare for the accounting team and. Read More >>

Breaking News: Tax Extender Bill Proposed

On Thursday, February 28, Senate Finance Committee leaders introduced legislation to retroactively extend tax provisions that expired at the end of 2017 and 2018. The measure would extend some 29 expired tax provisions through the end of 2019 at. Read More >>

IRS Issues Transitional Guidance on Meals & Entertainment Deductions

As we noted in our March Tax Reform Series #5 Advisor, the TCJA amendment caused significant confusion regarding the deductibility of meals that occurred before, after or during the entertainment. IRS Notice 2018-76 was issued to provide transitional guidance. Read More >>

2018 Year End Tax Planning for Business and Individuals

This year was big. The barrage of tax changes and updates were so far-reaching, that every individual and business has been touched by it in some way. With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changing the playing field. Read More >>

2019 Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLA)

November 5, 2018 Tax Advisor

On Friday, the IRS announced the 2019 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs), which impact retirement plans for more than 67 million Americans. In addition, the Social Security Administration announced the 2019 social security wage base will be $132,900, which reflects a 3.5% increase from 2018. Most. Read More >>

4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Household Help

September 18, 2018 Tax Advisor

When you hire someone to work in your home, you may become an employer. Thus, you may have specific tax obligations, such as withholding and paying Social Security and Medicare (FICA) taxes, and possibly federal and state unemployment insurance.. Read More >>

IRS Releases Proposed Regulations to Clarify Qualified Business Income Deduction

When tax reform passed in December last year, corporations received a lower tax rate of 21%, while rates were slightly reduced for individuals. To give a similar benefit to businesses organized as pass-through entities tax reform enacted a 20%. Read More >>