Plan Your 2014 Retirement Contributions

As part of your planning for next year, now is the time to review funding your retirement accounts. By establishing your contribution amounts at the beginning of each year, the financial impact of saving for your future should be more manageable. Here are annual contribution limits for

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January 2014 Important Tax Dates for Small Businesses

Thu 2 Deposit payroll tax for payments on Dec 25-27 if the semiweekly deposit rule applies. Mon 6 Deposit payroll tax for payments on Dec 28-31 if the semiweekly deposit rule applies. Wed 8 Deposit payroll tax for payments on Jan 1-3 if the semiweekly deposit rule

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Change in Tip Reporting is Coming

The long-standing practice of automatically charging you a 15 – 20% gratuity at your favorite restaurant is changing as we speak. The practice of charging customers for tips is normally applied to large parties (tables of 8 or more) or at high profile restaurants. The practice came

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Document those Non-cash Charitable Donations!

One often over-looked way to reduce your tax obligation is to donate gently used items to a favorite charity. Too often this is done without the necessary forethought to ensure you can deduct the value of these donations on your tax return. Here are some tips to

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