Beware of babbling when you’re trying to persuade your boss. If you’re nervous, you may overanswer questions or veer off on tangents. It’s better to focus on the most important points you want to make—and drill them home as forcefully as you can. Rather than rush to say more, slow down and make your words count. Use phrases such as, “The bottom line is...” or “The three most important points are...”
Thousands of employers have been snared in the IRS's all-out initiative to increase employment-tax audits—its first such initiative in 25 years. A main target: the tax treatment and reporting of employee fringe benefits....Click here to find out more.