Pandemic teleworking causes state tax withholding issues

A half-century ago, tax withholding was one of the simpler issues for taxpayers and practitioners. A more mobile society makes state tax withholding more complicated today given the ease of conducting cross-jurisdictional business and the increase in teleworking or remote work arrangements. Meanwhile, the web of inconsistent state and local income tax and withholding rules [...]

By |2020-07-27T17:46:26+00:00July 27th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

COVID-19: How to reopen and keep employees safe

Pausing business operations may have stretched companies in 2020, but reopening is proving challenging in its own right. Public health leaders, governments, and businesses are considering phased reopening as their countries pass peaks of COVID-19’s initial wave, but 44% of businesses polled in a Gartner survey were unsure how a return to work will play [...]

By |2020-06-08T14:16:58+00:00June 8th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

PPP forgiveness guidance issued as Congress mulls changes

Treasury and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) guidance Friday night that provided some clarity on several loan forgiveness questions but didn’t address the two parts of PPP that arguably have generated the most concerns among the millions of small businesses and other entities that have received funding. Two [...]

By |2020-05-26T14:43:29+00:00May 26th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

How will your company recover after COVID-19?

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic came so quickly and hit so hard that companies worldwide are trying to stabilise their business to the point where they can recover. When Deloitte surveyed CEOs, senior managers, and HR leaders in China, which was affected by the coronavirus first, 66% said they were unable to serve [...]

By |2020-05-18T14:10:08+00:00May 18th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

The Reopening Challenge: 5 Tips for Getting Back to Business Business as usual may look very different after the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what you need to do before reopening.

Companies that are preparing to reopen in the coming weeks still need to be in "survival mode" if they want to outlast the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. That's according to Marilyn Landis, CEO of Basic Business Concepts, which provides CFO services to small companies. Landis spoke at the National Small Business Town Hall, a live webinar hosted by Inc. and the [...]

By |2020-04-20T13:14:56+00:00April 20th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

Under stress at work? Just remember: Don’t believe what you think.

Here’s how you can take control of your brain’s knee-jerk reactions to distressing situations, says psychology researcher Lisa Penney. This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. Question: When you’re under [...]

By |2020-02-17T15:34:16+00:00February 17th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

How to detect and defuse a toxic workplace

There’s a reason dysfunctional workplaces are often referred to as toxic. Similar to a home with a small gas leak, an office that allows gossip, pointless meetings, favouritism, and bullying to go unacknowledged will gradually become uninhabitable. Early signs that your office is becoming toxic include an increase in absenteeism, uninspired job performance from team [...]

By |2019-06-03T13:20:16+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments

Confronting the risks of artificial intelligence

With great power comes great responsibility. Organizations can mitigate the risks of applying artificial intelligence and advanced analytics by embracing three principles. DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES Artificial intelligence (AI) is proving to be a double-edged sword. While this can be said of most new technologies, both sides of the AI blade are far sharper, and neither is well [...]

By |2019-05-06T12:48:35+00:00May 6th, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments
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