Check Your Withholdings to Avoid Tax Surprises

The IRS is strongly encouraging taxpayers who typically itemize deductions to preform a “paycheck checkup” by using the Withholding Calculator to ensure their employers are withholding the approprate amount of tax from their paychecks.  The Tax Cuts and...
IRS Summerizes “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

IRS Summerizes “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2017

The Internal Revenue Service has published a summarized “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams.  The list highlights the various tax scams taxpayers may encounter throughout the year, but especially now during tax season.  The IRS is working hard to protect...
Federal Judge Blocks New OT Protection Rule

Federal Judge Blocks New OT Protection Rule

A federal judge has delayed implementation of a new U.S. Department of Labor rule to expand overtime protections to millions of workers.  U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant of the Eastern District of Texas deciced Tuesday that a rule put forward under the Obama...
What is Key Person Insurance?

What is Key Person Insurance?

Ever wonder what is Key Person/Key Man (as it is sometimes called) insurance and why lenders often require it?  Essentially key insurance is a life insurance policy on the key person involved in the business, in most cases it is the business owner.   If you the...
Don’t Wait for a Disaster to Strike to Make a Plan!

Don’t Wait for a Disaster to Strike to Make a Plan!

  Don’t wait for a disaster to strike to make a plan.  In conjunction with National Preparedness Month the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Agility Recovery have put together a series of free webinars that will help you develop a recovery plan, how...
DOL Publishes New Guidance for State IRAs in Workplace

DOL Publishes New Guidance for State IRAs in Workplace

The U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday published a final rule that assists states in creating individual retirement account (IRA) programs for workers without access to such workplace perks and Connecticut is pleased to see it, the state’s comptroller said....