Basing an Excel formula on two conditions

  • June 11, 2019

Question: “I need help writing an Excel formula that counts information from two columns. I want the result to be the total number of items that meet two...

The DOL is coming! Are you prepared?

  • May 17, 2019

The Department of Labor collects $85 million a day from employers that violate the Fair Labor Standards Act. How many of those dollars are yours?

Log in new tax break for computers

  • October 11, 2018

Think about buying a new computer and related gear for business use: A little-noticed provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could really pay off.

Unlock home office tax breaks

  • September 21, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act shuts down write-offs for corporate employees, but what about home office deductions for the unincorporated?

Tax news: September ’18

  • September 01, 2018

FBAR extension … State tax amnesty … Regs for pass-throughs … States sue the feds … Draft dodgers

To buy or lease? That is the question

  • August 30, 2018

It’s an age-old question with a new twist: Should you buy or lease equipment and other business property? While the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act improves the tax incentives...

Squeeze under interest deduction cap

  • August 27, 2018

Watch out for a new deduction limit for business interest. Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, this deduction can’t exceed 30% of an affected business’s adjusted...

Trim tax through weight loss program

  • August 23, 2018

If the program is prescribed by a physician to combat a specific illness or disease like obesity, the cost qualifies for the deduction.

Steer your kids into a Roth IRA

  • August 22, 2018

Suppose your teenaged child worked this past summer and raked in the money. Typically, your progeny might have an eye on the latest video game or smartphone, but there...

Tax news: August ’18

  • August 16, 2018

More SALT in high-tax states … 1.4% tax for prestigious colleges … Tax-free rental income … Mercy for tax debtors … Don’t fear the CP2000

Small business tax Q&A: August ’18

  • August 08, 2018

More tax on Social Security benefits … No change for business casualty losses … A home sale divided still stands … Not too old for an IRA

Small Business Tax Q&A: July ’18

  • July 25, 2018

Tax twists for teenage child ... Getting personal about corporations ... Lost deduction for IRA fees ... Donating Savings Bonds to charity

Conducting workplace investigations

  • July 25, 2018

Conducting prompt, thorough internal investigations followed by appropriate corrective action may be the best way to insulate your company from potential liability when...