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What the IRS is doing and what you can do to avoid Employee Retention Credit scams

The IRS shared new steps the agency is taking to prevent honest taxpayers from falling victim to Employee Retention Credit (ERC) scams. The IRS continues to warn small businesses about aggressive promoters encouraging filing potentially ineligible claims. The IRS urges small businesses to check with a trusted tax professional about ERC instead of relying on a promotion company. [...]

By |2023-09-18T13:16:36+00:00September 18th, 2023|Business Finance|0 Comments

IRS: South Carolina taxpayers impacted by Idalia qualify for tax relief; Oct. 16 deadline, other dates postponed to Feb. 15

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced tax relief for individuals and businesses affected by Idalia, anywhere in South Carolina. These taxpayers now have until Feb. 15, 2024, to file various federal individual and business tax returns and make tax payments. This is similar to relief already being provided in most of Florida. The [...]

By |2023-09-11T13:35:14+00:00September 11th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Tax Payoff for Life Insurance

No one is saying that permanent whole life insurance is the greatest invention since the wheel was created. But this estate planning concept—which has seemingly been around since the dawning of time—does offer significant financial and tax benefits. Background: Although there are many variations of permanent whole life insurance, let’s stick with the basics. Typically, [...]

By |2023-07-31T13:28:51+00:00July 31st, 2023|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Learn the warning signs of Employee Retention Credit scams

Businesses and tax-exempt organizations should watch out for telltale signs of misleading claims involving the Employee Retention Credit. Scammers and unscrupulous promoters continue to run aggressive broadcast advertising, direct mail solicitations and online promotions for the credit. Many of these ads wildly misrepresent and exaggerate who can qualify for the ERC, which is sometimes also called [...]

By |2023-07-24T15:58:13+00:00July 24th, 2023|Business Finance|0 Comments

20 Tips for Working From Home

Maintain Regular Hours...Most of the Time Set a schedule and stick to it...most of the time. Having clear guidelines for when to work and when to call it a day helps many remote workers maintain a work-life balance.  That said, one of the best benefits of remote work is flexibility when the job allows for it. [...]

By |2023-07-17T12:54:50+00:00July 17th, 2023|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Economic update for the week ending June 24, 2023

Stock markets ended the week lower - Stock markets ended a multi-week winning. The Nasdaq had closed higher for nine straight weeks. The Bank of England raised rates by 1/2% which surprised economists. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Powell testified in Congress this week. He stated that further rate hikes would be necessary. These moves ignited recession [...]

By |2023-06-26T13:56:09+00:00June 26th, 2023|Personal Finance|0 Comments

Maximizing Leadership Potential

Maximizing Leadership Potential through Deliberate Decision Making is crucial for business growth. As an executive coach for the last 30 years, I will share with you why it’s so important to make deliberate decisions, especially in today’s fast-paced business landscape. I have witnessed leaders who are often faced with the pressure to make rapid decisions [...]

By |2023-06-19T14:24:29+00:00June 19th, 2023|Business Finance|0 Comments
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