Changes in Affordable Care Act, Withholding, FUTA, SUTA, and FICA for 2014

Robbie MossBlog, Compliance / Regulations, Payroll Services, Tax

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Ready for changes to your payroll processing guidelines in 2014?  Take a look at these notes and make sure that you’re prepared: Affordable Care Act Changes Small business tax credits are set to increase. Small businesses with no more than 25 employees and no more than $50,000 of average annual wages can take advantage of up to a 50% tax … Read More

The cost of onboarding an employee

Robbie MossBlog, HR Topics

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I’ve been asked a few times in the past about the true cost of onboarding an employee.  Of course, that answer will change with each company and how they interpret a cost associated with a new hire. Many studies have been done on the subject and they all seem to point to various average costs to onboard a new employee.  … Read More

Small businesses: Four tax breaks that end with 2013

Robbie MossBlog, Compliance / Regulations, Tax

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The end of the year is approaching fast, and with it’s taking 55 federal tax breaks with it’s departure.  Usually prone to extensions anyway, this year is looking to be a little different, and so we are here to warn the small businesses out there that can benefit from a friendly reminder!   First, don’t forget about any R&D credit … Read More

Staying Smart about COBRA

Robbie MossBlog, Health Care

Is the complexity of COBRA causing your head to spin? You’re not alone.  The requirements to qualify for this healthcare are complicated, but not impossible to understand. The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, more simply known as COBRA, requires most businesses to offer a continuation of healthcare to former employees. The qualifications include termination or reduction of hours for an … Read More

Understanding Health Care Reform Proactively

Robbie MossBlog, Health Care

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With new health care laws recently coming into effect, vast confusion overcomes us. Many businesses are probably still trying to answer the question, “What does this mean for me?” Luckily, the answer to this question is more tangible than you might think. Simple steps can be taken to make the transition go more smoothly. First and foremost, educate yourself and … Read More