Monthly Archives: September 2014

October 2014 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar summarizes important tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of October 2014. October 1 Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes...
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How Do I? Compute depreciation conventions at year-end?

Under the modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS) (which is more commonly known as depreciation), a half-year timing (i.e., averaging) convention generally applies to the depreciation deduction for most assets during anytime within the year in which they are purchased. That is, whether you purchase a business asset in January...
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Employers prepare for employer mandate and Code Sec. 6056 reporting

As January 1, 2015 draws closer, many employers are gearing up for the “employer mandate” under the Affordable Care Act. For 2015, there is special transition relief for mid-size employers. Small employers (employers with fewer than 50 full-time employees, including full-time equivalent employees) are always exempt from the employer mandate...
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Wolters Kluwer, CCH projects 2015 tax rate brackets and other tax figures adjusted for inflation

Taxpayers will receive some modest relief for the 2015 tax year, thanks to the mandatory annual inflation-adjustments provided under the Tax Code. When there is inflation, indexing of brackets lowers tax bills by including more of people’s incomes in lower brackets—for example by placing taxpayers’ income in the existing 15-percent...
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September 2014 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This tax compliance calendar summarizes important tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of September 2014. September 4Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment...
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