Monthly Archives: June 2016

Will hiring seasonal workers make you subject to Affordable Care Act penalties?

Generally, having 50 or more employees means you need to provide health insurance or pay a penalty. But what happens when you hire workers who perform labor or services on a seasonal basis – for instance, just for the summer? … Continue reading

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All About the Earned Income Tax Credit

Individuals who are working and who have low-to-moderate taxable income may qualify for this income tax credit. When you think about ways to offset your income as you’re preparing for income tax time, do you primarily consider the deductions you … Continue reading

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HSA contribution limits barely budge for 2017

The IRS recently announced the inflation-adjusted contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) for 2017. HSAs combine high-deductible health insurance plans with a medical savings account. You make tax-deductible deposits into the savings account, and later withdraw the funds to … Continue reading

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Income changes? Check your advance payments of the premium tax credit

Did you choose to reduce your monthly health insurance premium by having advance payments of your federal income tax credit sent to your insurance company? If you’re getting married this summer, having a baby, or changing jobs, you need to … Continue reading

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Charging for Time in QuickBooks Online Plus, Part 1

You could be losing revenue if you’re not tracking billable time carefully. QuickBooks Online Plus can help. You can’t see time. Nor can you look at hours and minutes to see how many you have in inventory. But if you’re … Continue reading

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Using Sales Receipts: When? How?

Some types of businesses always use sales receipts. Some use them occasionally. Here’s what you need to know about them. How do you let your customers know how much they owe you, and for what products or services? In these … Continue reading

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When disaster strikes, will your business be prepared?

Disaster preparedness involves answering the question: How would a disaster affect your business? If you’re not sure, it’s time to start planning. Here’s a quick look at how you can prepare beforehand, and what relief might be available afterward. BEFORE … Continue reading

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