Tax & Accounting Blog

2016 Year-End Training Opportunities

2016 Year-End Training Opportunities

It’s time to boost your productivity and get the most out of your software. Our year-end training is designed to provide you, your firm and employees with the knowledge and skills to help you become more effective and efficient. It’s an investment in yourself and your firm that will pay off next year. Plus, it’s … Read More

Sell and Market High-Value Payroll Services with myPay Solutions

Sell and Market High-Value Payroll Services with myPay Solutions

Like most practitioners, the prospect of expanding into a full-service firm is your ideal. You’d love your clients to come to you for all their accounting and tax needs—and to take advantage of the high-value services that can help them better run their businesses. So which services can you offer? What about payroll, one of … Read More

State-by-State Reciprocity Agreements

State-by-State Reciprocity Agreements

Let’s talk reciprocals. Reciprocity agreements mean that two states allow its residents to only pay tax on where they live—instead of where they work. For instance, this is particularly important to higher wage earners who live in Pennsylvania and work in New Jersey. Pennsylvania’s top rate is 3.07%, while New Jersey’s top rate is 8.97%. … Read More

Apple-Ireland EC Tax Ruling Could Shape Corporate Tax Policies

Apple-Ireland EC Tax Ruling Could Shape Corporate Tax Policies

The European Commission (EC) ruling that Ireland provided illegal tax benefits to Apple could cost Apple €13 billion ($14.5 billion) and significantly impact how companies do business in Europe. The ruling also underscores the challenges the EC increasingly faces and predicts how decisions made in Brussels could impact US tax revenues. The EC takes a … Read More

Kentucky County Taps New Revenue Stream to Fund 911 Services

Kentucky County Taps New Revenue Stream to Fund 911 Services

In a unique approach to funding area 911 services, the fiscal court of Whitley County, Kentucky has voted to impose a 911 surcharge on its citizens’ monthly water bills. For decades, state and local governments across the country have imposed monthly surcharges on residents’ phone bills in order to fund 911 emergency response … Read More