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Worker Classification Compliance: Maine Adopts Legislation Defining “Independent Contractor”

Worker Classification Compliance: Maine Adopts Legislation Defining “Independent Contractor”

“Worker classification” is the term used for the process of identifying which workers must be treated as employees of your organization, and which workers must be treated as legitimate nonemployee independent contractors. Worker classification cases are a major focus for the IRS and for many state governments as well, and there is cooperation among federal and state … Read More

SAP EcoHub Webinar featuring The Dow Chemical Company – Save Time, Money, and Sanity with a Simpler Way to Keep Track of Indirect Tax

SAP EcoHub Webinar featuring The Dow Chemical Company – Save Time, Money, and Sanity with a Simpler Way to Keep Track of Indirect Tax

As a worldwide industry leader, The Dow Chemical Company connects chemistry and innovation to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow has also figured out how to determine, calculate, and record its transaction taxes using SAP software to … Read More

Organizations with Foreign Employees Face Compliance Challenges

Organizations with Foreign Employees Face Compliance Challenges

In this global economy, U.S. employers both large and small routinely employ non-U.S. citizens as well as U.S. citizens. The payroll withholding and reporting rules that apply to non-U.S. citizen employees are generally the same as for U.S. citizen employees if they are resident aliens (RAs) as that term is defined by Section 7701(b) of … Read More

Alabama Local Tax Authorities Consider Participating in Sales Tax Holidays

Alabama Local Tax Authorities Consider Participating in Sales Tax Holidays

   The state of Alabama will waive the state’s sales taxes during the weekend of July 6th thorough the 8th for certain severe weather preparedness items.  Local tax authorities have the option to exempt their sales tax rates on these items as well.  The Madison and Huntsville city councils, amongst others, will vote on participating in the holiday … Read More

Planning to Win the Data Management Lottery? Attend this Webcast To Find Out…

Planning to Win the Data Management Lottery? Attend this Webcast To Find Out…

How can you leverage the work you have done to allow others to quickly access it and pick up where you left off? When you use software to compute your income tax provision, you have a powerful tool to enable efficient processes. How you (and the people who follow you) use this tool is what … Read More