Tax & Accounting Blog

IRS Warns Tax Professionals of Phishing Scam Targeting Practitioners

IRS Warns Tax Professionals of Phishing Scam Targeting Practitioners

As new IRS regulations implemented last year make it harder and harder for criminals to use consumer tax software to file fraudulent returns, they’re increasingly setting their sights on tax practitioners. More and more, hackers and fraudsters are attempting to steal sensitive client data, as well as hijack professionals’ tax systems (and EFINs) to use … Read More

Minimum Wage Updates—July 2016

Minimum Wage Updates—July 2016

Without much fanfare, several minimum wage changes occurred on July 1, 2016. Minimum wage increases usually take effect on January 1 of each year, but several areas—particularly localities—enacted changes in July due to increased pressure and publicity nationwide around minimum wages. Keep reading for a list of many of these changes and how Thomson Reuters … Read More

The 2016 Halfway Point: Reflections & What’s Ahead

The 2016 Halfway Point: Reflections & What’s Ahead

Summer is here, and it’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2016—and since it’s a presidential election year, law changes are usually minimal. Let’s take a moment to review what has transpired and been enacted earlier in 2016 and what’s on the horizon for the remainder of 2016. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) became … Read More

Elevate Your Practice and Stay Informed of New Payroll Changes with myPay Solutions

Elevate Your Practice and Stay Informed of New Payroll Changes with myPay Solutions

As any payroll provider can tell you, offering payroll services is rewarding, but it can come with some headaches too. For example, you can encounter challenging and complex legislation, ever-changing rules and regulations and potential risks. If you don’t have a dedicated payroll staff to help you manage the extra work, it can be a … Read More

Department of Labor Releases New Overtime Wage Thresholds

Department of Labor Releases New Overtime Wage Thresholds

On May 17, 2016, President Obama announced new wage thresholds for nonexempt wage earners to be subject to overtime. The old limits of $23,660 and $100,000 for high earner test have been in place since August of 2004. The new wage thresholds become effective on December 1, 2016. The final regulation should be available on … Read More