Q. I’m the sole beneficiary of my late spouse’s 401(k) with Prudential. Do I rename the beneficiaries if I transfer ownership to my name?
Small Business Tax
Section 179 vehicles should be a key part of your small business tax deduction strategies. Can Section 179 property fit in with your business tax strategies?
Let Business Management Daily help you get each and every rental property depreciation credit and business tax deduction you’re entitled to.
Smart organizations educate their employees about acceptable email use and follow a policy of regular computer-file purging to keep the company network free of unnecessary data storage. But what ...
If your organization uses independent contractors, watch out: Starting in February, the IRS will begin intensive audits of 6,000 randomly selected employers. One of the key targets: Determining whether employers are improperly misclassifying workers as independent contractors to save on taxes and legal risks.
Every day, 61 million local searches are conducted online. Clearly, if your business isn’t visible in search results, you’re losing out to competitors that are visible.There are many ways to make your business search friendly. But one of the quickest, easiest and free ways to boost your search visibility is by making smart use of “tags.”
Q. Our 21-year-old son received a $45,000 inheritance from his grandmother in 2009. Can we still claim him as our dependent?
Q. My husband is on a special diet because of a medical condition. Can we deduct his food as a medical expense?
Q. What are my responsibilities as an employer for maintaining employees’ wage records?
These days, with employers having to do more with less, lots of companies outsource some functions that take a lot of time. If a vendor handles your payroll, make sure someone on the inside understands exactly how the outside provider calculates tricky things like overtime pay.
An Orange County attorney has agreed to plead guilty to two felony charges after frittering away millions of dollars of his clients’ settlement awards—by placing losing bets on the stock market. Sandeep Baweja, sole proprietor of Baweja Law Group, was representing 800 real estate agents who sued their employer for denying commissions and other payments.
Starting in February 2010, the IRS will begin to audit 6,000 randomly selected employers to give the agency a snapshot of employment tax compliance in the United States. The audits will stretch across all industries and company sizes, and will focus on employment tax issues ranging from payroll taxes to independent contractor status to executive compensation.