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Tax season is well under way. Have you filed (or extended) your individual federal tax return for 2019 yet? You may still have time to make some moves between now and the April 15 filing deadline to lower your 2019 tax bill. Here some last-minute tax-saving options to consider.
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The death of a worker at an industrial site, together with an OSHA fine for a serious violation of safety precautions, highlights a critical safety issue your company cannot afford to neglect: Work areas need to be kept dry.
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Many construction bookkeepers have gaps in their knowledge about how to produce quality financial statements. That can matter at year-end. There is only so much your accounting or tax advisor can do at the end of the financial year to correct or modify poorly recorded transactions.
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Your days at the office are probably hectic as you try to give patients personal attention while juggling a full schedule. But when the exam room door closes and you're focusing on individual patients, are staff members also providing high quality care? Are your front office phones answered with reasonable speed and courtesy? Are cranky patients treated with diplomacy? Patients are sometimes satisfied with the doctors in a practice, but their experiences with the practice's employees before and after medical visits may send them shopping for new physicians.
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Every year, millions of dollars are donated to not-for-profit organizations. In these cases, the money that's supposed to go to an organization's causes can be diverted to thieves. Not-for-profits aren't immune to the threat of fraud from their own employees.
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Today's relatively low-interest-rate environment makes it easy to loan money to family members on favorable terms with full IRS approval. Here's a rundown of what the law covers and why now might be a good time to set up loans.
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The Administrator of the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) periodically responds to new Family Medical leave Act (FMLA) compliance questions from employers and employees. Notable ones are posted for the benefit of people facing similar situations. Here's a sampling.
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In an era of uncertainty, you can count on one thing: Time marches on. While you can't beat Father Time, you can prepare for these age-related tax and financial planning milestones as you and your loved ones grow older.
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Are you an employer who owns a business where tipping is customary for providing food and beverages? You may qualify for a tax credit involving the Social Security and Medicare (FICA) taxes that you pay on your employees’ tip income.

How the credit works

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When you hire a nanny, housekeeper or other domestic worker, pay close attention to the tax rules.

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