Tax & Accounting Blog

Unemployment Rates and Important Due Dates

Unemployment Rates and Important Due Dates

This month, let’s discuss unemployment rates. Most states set unemployment rates using individual company fund balances, type of industry and experience. The following states also allow companies to “buy down” their individual unemployment rates for the next year by making a voluntary contribution. This calculation is available on the state websites (e.g. Massachusetts … Read More

Blockchain, Accounting and Audit: What Accountants Need to Know

Blockchain, Accounting and Audit: What Accountants Need to Know

Among the many disruptive technology trends impacting the way we do business, blockchain is one lesser known within the accounting community. However, given its potential impact, blockchain is certainly not a trend that accountants can afford to overlook any longer. Defined as an open, distributed ledger, blockchain technology records and verifies transactions without any trusted … Read More

Legislation Updates for 2017

Legislation Updates for 2017

Let’s take a look at what we can anticipate in the next few months with potential new legislation. Federal health reform — President Trump wants to replace the Affordable Care Act…what he’ll replace it with is anyone’s guess. What we know for now is that the ACA is here to stay for 2017 and possibly … Read More

Looking Forward: Payroll in 2017

Looking Forward: Payroll in 2017

Payroll January 12, 2017

As we prepare for a new administration, let’s take a look at what we know, what will change and what 2017 may bring. What we know and what will change: Affordable Care Act—Forms 1094-B and 1094-C and Forms 1095-B and 1095-C to employees—the disbursement date has been extended to March 2, 2017. The date for … Read More