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

Have you ever been told you’re too shy?

  • August 08, 2018

Question: "I'm definitely an introvert, and I've never really had a problem with that, but recently my boss told me that she could see my shyness becoming an issue since...

Responding to difficult people

  • August 03, 2018

As long as you are in the workplace, you will interact with people who challenge you. An underlying truth to keep in mind is that people are just being themselves, and...

In the payroll mailbag: August ’18

  • August 03, 2018

How do we report a long address? … How far back must corrections go? … Urban legend or not: What is the earnings suspense file? … So many Social Security cards!...

Spruce up your digital files

  • July 31, 2018

To keep your electronic files organized, you have to be ruthless and decisive. Use these quick tips.

Withholding under the new W-4 regime

  • July 31, 2018

Last week we deviated from our strict payroll perspective to bring you a sneak peak of the 2018 Form 1040. And we’re sure that we’ll deviate again. After all, the...

The dreams that tell you you’re stressed

  • July 30, 2018

If you run into a string of these pesky nightmares, or even one whopper, it’s probably time to take stock of your situation and acknowledge your stress is worth...

4 Google Doc time savers

  • July 27, 2018

Work smarter when you use Google Docs. Here are some hacks that can save you time and frustration.

How to retain staff and increase profits

  • July 27, 2018

A revolving door of staff can be very costly, so it's important to spend time focusing on what's really motivating employees. Workplace expert and trainer Bonnie...

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...

Event planning: Crisis or cakewalk?

  • July 24, 2018

Question: “I’m starting an admin job soon. The words ‘event planning’ were used during the interview a couple of times, but I neglected to ask for hard details....