Time for the Osterizer!

  • May 08, 2018

It sounds like a joke, but it’s not: What do you get when you throw two corporate income tax rates into a blender? The answer, according to recent IRS guidance, is the...

Spring cleaning: Time to tidy up in Payroll!

  • April 16, 2018

Before spring fever sets in for real, why not clean up your payroll records? Careful: Be judicious in your culling; the IRS requires you to keep payroll records for at...

2014 tax refunds: Claim them or lose them

  • April 10, 2018

I don’t know about you, but I try to never leave free money on the table. But about one million taxpayers who don’t file their 2014 1040s by April 17, 2018, will be...

Court orders gross-up of back pay award

  • April 05, 2018

As if being liable for retaliating against an employee for filing discrimination charges wasn’t bad enough, a federal appeals court has ruled that an employer must...

IRS draws a bead on fixed indemnity plans

  • March 28, 2018

The IRS has now concluded that fixed indemnity plan benefits are fully taxable if the average amount employees receive predictably exceeds their after-tax contributions.