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How internal audit can improve by embracing technology

Rapid technological advancements pose a significant challenge to internal audit functions at organizations of all sizes. “Not only does internal audit need to have a point of view on what risks come with those technologies,” said…
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Updated 2018 Withholding Tables Now Available

The Internal Revenue Service today released Notice 1036, which updates the income-tax withholding tables for 2018 reflecting changes made by the tax reform legislation enacted last month. This is the first in a series of steps that IRS will…
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2018 Tax Reform Law has Benefits for Some Small Businesses

The monumental new tax law signed late in 2017 – the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) – has been hailed as a boon for big business. But the TCJA also benefits many small businesses while presenting new obstacles. In general, the revised rules…
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2018 Tax Filing Season Begins Jan. 29

The Internal Revenue Service announced today that the nation’s tax season will begin Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 and reminded taxpayers claiming certain tax credits that refunds won’t be available before late February. The IRS will begin…
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Congress passes tax reform

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a second time on Wednesday, by a vote of 224–201, after procedural objections were raised about the version of the bill the House passed Tuesday afternoon. The…
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Deducting business expenses

It is important to separate business expenses from the following expenses: COST OF GOODS SOLD If your business manufactures products or purchases them for resale, you generally must value inventory at the beginning and end of each tax…
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Direct Deposit

The Best and Fastest Way to Get Your Refund The best and fastest way to get your tax refund is to have it electronically deposited for free into your financial account. The IRS program is called direct deposit.can use it to deposit your…
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Identity Protection

Prevention, Detection and Victim Assistance: Tax-related identity theft when someone uses your Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. How to reduce your risk Always use security software with firewall…
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How To Calculate Payroll Taxes

Learn how to withhold, remit, and calculate payroll taxes! If you are a small business owner with employees, you know paying them is not as simple as just writing out a check. For most employees, you must withhold the following taxes: …