The IRS continues to turn up the heat on S corporations. For starters, it has completed 1,200 audits of S corp returns for 2003 as part of a program to update audit-selection data. Furthermore, almost 4,000 more S corp returns for 2004 are scheduled for intensive line-by-line examination. In particular, the IRS says it is looking for firms that have paid little or no salary to owner/employees as a way to evade federal employment taxes.
Your employee handbook can be an invaluable organizational tool … or an employment lawsuit waiting to happen. And in recent years, Congress and state legislatures have been busy enacting laws that directly affect your employee handbook. If you haven’t kept up, you could find yourself in court....Click here to find out more.