The tax implications if your business engages in environmental cleanup

The tax implications if your business engages in environmental cleanup

If your company faces the need to “remediate” or clean up environmental contamination, the money you spend can be deductible on your tax return as ordinary and necessary business expenses. Of course, you want to claim the maximum immediate income tax benefits possible...
Using your 401(k) plan to save this year and next

Using your 401(k) plan to save this year and next

You can reduce taxes and save for retirement by contributing to a tax-advantaged retirement plan. If your employer offers a 401(k) or Roth 401(k) plan, contributing to it is a taxwise way to build a nest egg. If you’re not already contributing the maximum allowed,...
2019 – 10/30

2019 – 10/30

Do you need to track down information on sales and use tax rates in Ohio? At http://bit.ly/2X7jYym,  a Web page run by the OH Dept. of Taxation, you can see the current sales and use tax rates in the state by county. The site also provides information on any rate...
Get ready for your 1099-MISC reporting requirements

Get ready for your 1099-MISC reporting requirements

A month after the new year begins, your business may be required to comply with rules to report amounts paid to independent contractors, vendors and others. You may have to send 1099-MISC forms to those whom you pay non-employee compensation, as well as file copies...
Small businesses: Stay clear of a severe payroll tax penalty

Small businesses: Stay clear of a severe payroll tax penalty

One of the most laborious tasks for small businesses is managing payroll. But it’s critical that you not only withhold the right amount of taxes from employees’ paychecks but also that you pay them over to the federal government on time. If you willfully fail to do...