Tax & Accounting Blog

EFTPS email system is live

EFTPS email system is live

In 2012, the IRS initiated Rev. Proc. 2012-32. This ruling made it mandatory for all payroll service providers (PSP) to inform their clients — initially upon contract and at least every quarter — that they are filing returns and/or paying taxes on behalf of the clients. The PSP were supposed to encourage their clients to … Read More

Bank account reconciliation

Bank account reconciliation

Reconciling bank accounts is a complex process, but in Accounting CS®, the Actions > Reconcile Bank Accounts screen and the Actions > Reconcile Impound Bank Accounts screen enable you to easily reconcile your bank accounts. You can download transaction data from your financial institution and then match and clear those transactions against transactions … Read More

How to Alleviate the Top Pressures Facing Audit Professionals

How to Alleviate the Top Pressures Facing Audit Professionals

As an audit professional, you face many challenges — including rising staff turnover and fast-changing standards that make it difficult to stay in compliance and stay competitive. Let’s examine three of these pressures, along with some solutions to help make your audit practice a healthy and happy one! Problem: An Unstable Workforce It’s more challenging … Read More

IRS E-File Application Summary Required Before You Can E-File with Accounting CS and Accounting CS Payroll

IRS E-File Application Summary Required Before You Can E-File with Accounting CS and Accounting CS Payroll

If you haven’t already done so, you’ll need to provide a copy of your IRS e-file application summary before you can electronically file payroll compliance forms via Accounting CS® and Accounting CS Payroll. Keep these things in mind: No action is required if you’ve already completed this process and provided documentation for UltraTax CS e-filing. … 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

Final Pay Information for Terminated Employees

Final Pay Information for Terminated Employees

“When do I need to give an employee their final pay?” This question comes up frequently — even daily for some companies. Let’s say you’ve made the difficult decision to terminate an employee. The rules and timing of their final paycheck is determined by the state in which the employee works. For some states the … Read More