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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...”
If you handle payroll compliance, beware: As other tax revenue sources dry up, the IRS is hiring 700 new revenue agents whose only job will be to hunt down payroll-law violations. That means intense new scrutiny of your W-2s, 1099s, 1095s and other payroll tax reporting compliance....Click here to find out more.