A Guide to Benefits When Changing Jobs

If you’re changing jobs, you probably have a lot on your mind. As you wrap up work with your previous employer and prepare for your new role, it can be easy to let important benefits-related decisions fall by the wayside. If that happens, you could miss a limited opportunity to sign up for new benefits or miss out on making wise changes to your plans. To stay on track financially during a career transition, be sure to review the status of your retirement accounts and other valuable employee benefits.

Selling Business Property? Everything You Need to Know

What are the tax consequences of selling property used in your trade or business?

Adding a New Partner to Your Business? Key Tax Issues to Consider

Adding a new partner in a partnership has several financial and legal implications. Let’s say you and your partners are planning to admit a new partner. The new partner will acquire a one-third interest in the partnership by making a cash contribution to it. Let’s further assume that your bases in your partnership interests are sufficient so that the decrease in your portions of the partnership’s liabilities because of the new partner’s entry won’t reduce your bases to zero.

The Truth about Tax Withholding

As CPAs, we are often asked about federal tax withholding — “How do I know if I am withholding the correct amount?” or “If I change my withholding amount, will I owe less at tax time?” By understanding how federal tax withholding works, you can avoid a surprise during tax season.

529 Plans: Qualified and Nonqualified Expenses

You’ve put in the hard work of saving for college, and now it’s time to start using those 529 plan assets to help with a family member’s education-related costs. But before you begin withdrawing those funds, it’s important to understand the difference between qualified and nonqualified expenses.

Converting from a C-Corp to an S-Corp? 4 Tax Issues to Consider.

Operating as an S corporation may help reduce federal employment taxes for small businesses in the right circumstances. Although S corporations may provide tax advantages over C corporations, there are some potentially costly tax issues that you should assess before making a decision to switch.

Fully Deduct Business Meals This Year

The federal government is helping to pick up the tab for certain business meals. Under a provision that’s part of one of the COVID-19 relief laws, the usual deduction for 50% of the cost of business meals is doubled to 100% for food and beverages provided by restaurants in 2022 (and 2021).

Your 2022 Tax Calendar: Q2 Deadlines for Businesses & Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines that apply to businesses and other employers during the second quarter of 2022. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. You should speak with your CPA to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to learn more about your filing requirements.

HireNow Program Provides Recruiting & Training Funds to Massachusetts Employers

The Commonwealth is providing eligible Massachusetts employers with funding to hire and train new workers. The HireNow program is funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and was created in response to the hiring challenges experienced by Massachusetts employers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NFTs: What Are They, and How Will They Impact Your Taxes?

In the cryptocurrency world, NFTs are the latest craze. But what exactly is an NFT?