March 2012

In-Plan Roth IRA Rollover

Posted on March 31, 2012

In-plan Roth IRA rollovers are a relatively new creation, and as a result many individuals are not aware of the rules. The Small…

5 QuickBooks Tips for Nonprofits

Posted on March 28, 2012

1. Require Passwords. Each user should have a unique password for accessing QuickBooks to prevent unauthorized access to your…

Catch Up Contribution To Health Savings Account

Posted on March 26, 2012

For the calendar year 2011, the maximum contribution for Health Savings Accounts (HSA) is $3,050 for an individual, or $6,150 if…

Does Your Organization Have Policies?

Posted on March 14, 2012

The existence of written policies and procedures is an indicator of a nonprofit organization’s commitment to good stewardship and…

Meetings Underway On Payroll Tax Cut Extension

Posted on March 12, 2012

Last December, the 4.2% social security tax rate that workers pay on wages was extended through February 29, 2012. Now a…

IRS Plans Random Small Business Audits

Posted on March 12, 2012

The IRS plans to conduct random audits of 2,500 returns from 2010 filed by corporations with less than $250,000 in assets. The…

Deadline for electing S corporation status is March 15

Posted on March 05, 2012

If you own a small business, you have until March 15, 2012, to choose S corporation status for this year. In order to become an S…

Tips for managing part-time employees

Posted on March 05, 2012

Part-time employees can play a valuable role in a small business, especially while a business is waiting for general economic…

There’s still time to cut your 2011 tax bill

Posted on March 05, 2012

Are you still dealing with your 2011 tax return? Do you owe a bigger tax bill than you expected? Are you missing a tax break…

Payroll tax cut is extended through 2012

Posted on March 05, 2012

Congress passed an extension of the 2% payroll tax cut that had been scheduled to expire at the end of February. The extension…

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