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Be Clear On Missing or Incorrect SSNs

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jul 2, 2019 6:41:00 AM

Nobody wants to hear from the IRS, especially business owners. But missing or incorrect SSNs can trigger unwanted notifications.

Most employers try to be diligent about ensuring the accuracy and validity of their employee's personal data, especially items such as names, birth-dates and social security numbers. But mistakes can happen and, unfortunately, so can intentional fraudulent actions on the part of some employees.

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Topics: social security number, IRS, agricutural payroll, identity fraud, SSA

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - Two Small Business Highlights

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jun 6, 2018 3:39:28 PM

Major tax changes were approved by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on December 22, 2017. Along with large corporations and individual taxpayers, small businesses will be impacted.

What is probably one of the most discussed and misunderstood aspects of the Act is the 20 percent deduction on qualified business income. While there a large number of items and changes in the TCJA, this particular deduction has caused both anticipation and consternation because of the language in the law.

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Topics: small business, IRS, tax forms, tax reporting, income tax reporting

IRS Tax Filing Rules Offer EITC To Those With Disabilities

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 29, 2018 2:21:31 PM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is promoting awareness of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for taxpayers with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities

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Topics: payroll tax filing, IRS, income tax reporting, disabilities

HR Management Alert: IRS Updates For Tax Year 2017

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 7, 2017 8:50:00 AM

Each year the IRS makes changes, updates forms, and issues new instructions. Tax filing year 2017 is no different for HR management personnel.

It would take a much longer post than this to cover all of the IRS changes and updates for the tax year, which is why payroll tax filing compliance requires a large degree of due diligence for businesses. However, some changes and new items warrant special note.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, HR compliance, IRS, tax forms, tax reporting

Identity Theft And Payroll Tax Filing: Being Aware And Prepared

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Nov 21, 2017 10:16:40 AM

It has been recently disclosed that more than 145 million Americans have had their personal information stolen from a variety of places. And it's certainly not the first time.

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Topics: payroll tax filing, social security number, IRS, income tax reporting, cybersecurity, identity theft

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