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Promotions to Senior Accountants!

Promotion to Supervisor!

Congratulations!

Congratulations to our very own Mandy Byrne on her retirement! After being with us for almost 15 years, she is ready to focus on her Etsy shop and small business! Go check her shop out if you are in need of a quilt! Her shop is called “LancasterQuiltworks”! Thank you, Mandy, ... read more

Senior Accountant / Supervisor Career Opportunity

Due to the continued growth of our firm, Acuity Advisors and CPAs is seeking a Senior Accountant / Supervisor to join our team.  See Senior Accountant/Supervisor for more information

Help Ensure the IRS Doesn’t Reclassify Independent Contractors as Employees

Many businesses use independent contractors to help keep their costs down. If you’re among them, make sure that these workers are properly classified for federal tax purposes. If the IRS reclassifies them as employees, it can be a costly error.

It can be complex to determine whether a worker is an ... read more

Providing Education Assistance to Employees? Follow These Rules

Many businesses provide education fringe benefits so their employees can improve their skills and gain additional knowledge. An employee can receive, on a tax-free basis, up to $5,250 each year from his or her employer for educational assistance under a “qualified educational assistance program.”

For this purpose, “education” means any form ... read more

Know the Ins and Outs of “Reasonable Compensation” for a Corporate Business Owner

Owners of incorporated businesses know that there’s a tax advantage to taking money out of a C corporation as compensation rather than as dividends. The reason: A corporation can deduct the salaries and bonuses that it pays executives, but not dividend payments. Thus, if funds are paid as dividends, they’re ... read more

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Simple Retirement Savings Options for Your Small Business

Are you thinking about setting up a retirement plan for yourself and your employees, but you’re worried about the financial commitment and administrative burdens involved in providing a traditional pension plan? Two options to consider are a “simplified employee pension” (SEP) or a “savings incentive match plan for employees” (SIMPLE).

SEPs ... read more

Tax Advantages of Hiring your Child at your Small Business

As a business owner, you should be aware that you can save family income and payroll taxes by putting your child on the payroll.

Here are some considerations.

Shifting Business Earnings

You can turn some of your high-taxed income into tax-free or low-taxed income by shifting some business earnings to a child as ... read more