Monthly Archives: July 2016

August 2016 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 federal tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of August 2016. August 1 Employers. File Form 941, Employer’s Quarterly Federal...
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Understanding your key performance indicators – and managing your critical numbers

Measuring your performance over time is what keeps you informed and in control of your business. And having your systems set up to track, measure and deliver key performance indicators (KPIs) is the bedrock of understanding your ongoing business story. But what KPIs should you be looking at? And what...
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How do I: Get an extension of time to change a method of accounting?

A taxpayer changing its method of accounting must either request advance IRS consent or apply for automatic IRS consent on Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method, to make the change. Automatic consent is more favorable because the taxpayer can request the change on its return filed after the...
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IRS offers guidance on taxation of phased retirement payments

Phased retirement has become an increasingly popular trend lately. Along with its increased use, however, a number of questions have arisen. The IRS recently has issued guidance for determining the taxable portion of payments made to an employee during phased retirement. The guidance explains whether the payments are “received as...
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