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86% of SMBs View Accountants as Trusted Business Advisors

Five out of six small business owners consider their accountant as “a trusted advisor they can turn to for a wide range of business advice.” Thirty-one percent say their accountant is the advisor they trust the most, followed by family and friends (22%), lawyers (16%), and financial planners (9%). However, only 61% said they are […]

IRS Highlights Expanded Depreciation and Expensing Rules

The IRS is highlighting tax reform changes that impact depreciation and expensing for nearly every business. In some cases, these changes allow small business owners and the self-employed to write off the cost of machinery, equipment and other property more quickly. Here is some key information to keep in mind. 100 percent, first-year ‘bonus’ depreciation […]


‘Paycheck Checkup’ for workers with multiple jobs

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers who work multiple jobs or who may be adding summer employment to complete a Paycheck Checkup. Doing so will help them check if they are having the right amount of tax withheld from their paychecks. Checking and adjusting tax withholding as early as possible in 2019 is the […]


IRS highlights credits and deductions for businesses

WASHINGTON — During Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service reminds small business owners and self-employed individuals to take deductions and credits that will help their bottom line. Reviewing options and eligibility now can help business owners better estimate their tax situation and plan ahead. Here are just a few key deductions and credits that can […]


New requirement for seeking a tax ID number

WASHINGTON — During National Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service wants small business taxpayers and the self-employed to know that, starting May 13, an important change will affect the way it issues employer identification numbers, or EINs. With identity theft on the rise in the business community, the agency also offered business taxpayers tips […]


IRS announces multi-year plan

The Internal Revenue Service released today a six-year plan to modernize the agency’s Information Technology systems and improve a variety of taxpayer services critical to the nation’s tax system. The plan outlines a bold strategy to enable business transformation focused on improving services for taxpayers and the tax community while protecting taxpayer data. “Modernized systems are the […]


State and Local Employment Regulations Increasing Across the U.S.

States and local jurisdictions are continuing to advance employment-related laws and regulations intended to protect workers. To help business owners remain aware and informed of the changing landscape, Paychex, Inc., a provider of integrated human capital management solutions for payroll, benefits, human resources, and insurance services, is reporting the top employer laws and regulations accelerating with […]


For those who missed the tax-filing deadline…

While the federal income tax-filing deadline has passed for most people, there are some taxpayers who have not yet filed their tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service encourages them to file now, even if they can’t pay to avoid potential penalties and interest. There are many ways the IRS offers help to taxpayers facing this […]