Newsletters – 2016
 
January 2016

BizActions January 5th:

  • Important Tax Figures for 2016
  • Good News in the New Year: IRS Extends ACA Filing Deadlines
  • Layoffs: Help Avoid Employment Lawsuits

BizActions January 12th:

  • Annual Information Returns
  • Estate Tax Round-Up: An Overview of Recent Developments
  • Don't Overlook a Roth IRA if You Are Self-Employed

BizActions January 19th:

  • ACA Boosts Popularity of Health Savings Accounts
  • The New-and-Improved Research Credit is Now Permanent
  • Tap Into the Power of Customer Testimonials

BizActions January 26th:

  • 10 Elections That Can Save Money on Your 2015 Federal Taxes
  • Navigating the Social Media Minefield
  • Increase Your Chances of Success
 
February 2016

BizActions February 2nd

  • Tackle Key Financial Issues as You Face Retirement
  • Take a Last Resort Stand on Layoffs
  • Tips for Saving on Business Travel

BizActions February 9th

  • Use a Systematic Approach to Set Your Prices
  • Strictly Speaking:  Travel and Entertainment Recordkeeping
  • Rx for Itemizing Medical Expenses

BizActions February 16th

  • 10 Facts You Should Know about the Do Not Call Registry
  • Tee Off for Success
  • Five Website Design Errors

BizActions February 23rd

  • Educate Yourself about the Tax Benefits for Higher Education
  • Seven Strategies for Better Results With Employees
  • Employ Joint Tax Liability for Leased Employees
 
March 2016

BizActions March 1st:

  • Five Last-Minute Moves to Lower Your 2015 Tax Bill
  • Workplace Retaliation: Reduce the Chances of a Claim
  • Protect Your Most Prized Possessions

BizActions March 8th:

  • Could Your Business Benefit from the Work Opportunity Tax Credit?
  • Follow Detailed Recordkeeping Rules for Vehicle Expense Deductions
  • What Your Need to Know About the Alternative Minimum Tax

BizActions March 15th:

  • Green Tax Breaks for Individuals
  • How Consumer Protection Laws Affect Your Business
  • Grab Hold of Potential Opportunity at Trade Shows

BizActions March 22nd:

  • How to Claim Lesser-Known Breaks for Business Charitable Donations
  • IRS Reveals List of Top Tax Scams for 2016
  • Free Speech Limits in the Workplace
 
April 2016
  • Hiring Summer Help
  • Heading Interest Expense on Loans to Inject Capital
  • Avoiding the 10% Penalty on Early Ira Withdrawals
  • Protect Your Accounts from Identity Theft and Fraud
  • The Latest Tax Developments for Partnerships
  • Proper Paperwork Crucial for Claiming Child-Related Tax Breaks
  • Are You Using Chip Cards Yet?
  • Too Much Paperwork?  What You Can Throw Away After Filing
  • Beware of Shrewd Wage Negotiators
  •  How to Create Effective Small Business Website
  • Keep Your Company Running Smoothly With a Smart Strategy
  • Protect Your Business After an Emergency
 
May 2016
  • Building the Workforce of Tomorrow Starts Today
  • Maximize Write-Offs for Business Interest Expense
  • Relief from Student Loan Debt:  What Are the Tax Implications?
  • Made in America:  The Pursuit of Life, Liberty and Global Opportunities
  • Herd Salespeople Toward Success
  • Fine-Tune Marketing Efforts by Eyeballing the Competition
  • New Study Confirms the Prevalence and Cost of White Collar Crime
  • Herd Salespeople Toward Success
  • Fine-Tune Marketing Efforts by Eyeballing the Competition
  • New Overtime Rules Issued:  What it Means for You
  • For Richer or Poorer:  Financial and Legal Considerations in Marriage
  • Workplace Dress Code:  A Delicate Balance
  • 10 Midyear Tax Planning Moves Inspired by the PATH Act
  • Watch the Language in Employee Handbooks
  • Know the White Collar Laws Before Doing Business Abroad
 
June 2016
  • Heavy Vehicle Purchases Offer Significant Business Tax Breaks…For Now
  • Converting an Unincorporated Business Into an S Corp
  • When Can You Deduct Moving Expenses?
  • More Adult Children Opting to Live with Parents
  • Is Your Company Delivering on its Promises?
  • Smart Ways to Sell More on the Internet
  • Midyear Planning for Vacation Home Rentals with Significant Personal Use
  • Do You Own a Vacation Rental Home with Limited Personal Use?
  • Having the Right Stuff
  • What is a Personal Guarantee and Should I Grant One?
  • Save Taxes with Employer-Provided Transportation Fringe Benefits
  • The Six Golden Keys of Change
  • Keep Your Gear in Top-Notch Condition and Save Money
 
July 2016
  • The Financial Rewards of Buying a Condo for Your Kid’s College Housing
  • Meal Deductions: Tax Rest for the Weary
  • Are You Eligible for the Health Insurance Premium Tax Credit?
  • New IRS Guidance for Designated Roth Accounts
  • IRA Charitable Donations: An Alternative to Taxable Required Distributions
  • Turn More Salespeople into Superstars
  • Caution Is the Cornerstone of Comparative Ads
  • FAQs about Social Security Retirement Benefits
  • What to Do If You Haven’t Filed Last Year’s Tax Return or Can’t Pay the Bill
  • Plan Ahead to Make Company-Paid Disability Benefits Tax-Free
  • Will Your Employees’ Retirement Plans be Within Reach?
  • 3 Taxes People Love to Hate
  • DOs and DON’Ts to Help Avoid Collection Problems
  • Shave Payroll Costs for Shared Employees
 
August 2016
  • 7 Tax-Savvy Ways to Give to Charity
  • How a Deductible Home Office Affects a Sale
  • IRS:  Swap Your Vacation Home in Tax-Deferred Exchange

BizActions August 9th:

  • Compare and Contrast the Republican and Democratic Tax Platforms
  • Pokémon Go:  It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore
  • The Source of a Satisfied Customer

BizActions August 16th:

  • Back-to-School Tips for Grownups
  • Lighten the Evaluation Load
  • Important Features When Selecting a Collection Agency

BizActions August 23rd:

  • Tax-Savvy Planning Strategies for Inherited IRAs
  • Do You Over-Manage and Under-Lead?
  • Keep Your Fleet Safe and Save Money

BizActions August 30th:

  • It’s Time to Review Your Financial Planning Options
  • Beware of a 100% Personal Liability Penalty
  • Maximize the Tax Deductions Available for Your Generosity

 
September 2016

BizActions September 6th:

  • Are You Ready for the New Overtime Rules?
  • Selling on the Internet?  Watch What You Disclose
  • Spin Email Messages into Gold


BizActions September 13th:

  • Loan Applications:  Put Your Best Foot Forward
  • The Ins and Outs of Firing
  • Measure Your Bill Colleting Success

BizActions September 20th:

  • Did You Miss the 60-Day Deadline for Your IRA Rollover?
  • The 12-Step Profit Enhancement Plan
  • There’s an Easier Way to Screen Applicant Resumes


BizActions September 27th:

  • Update on Home Mortgage Interest Deductions
  • Claiming Business Deductions for Work-Related Education Costs
  • When Can You Deduct Theft Losses?
 
October 2016

BizActions October 4th:

  • Spotlight on Gains from Qualified Small Business Stock
  • IRS Publishes Travel Per Diem Rates for Fiscal Year 2017
  • The Five Critical Cs of Pricing
  • Make Your Advertising Withstand FTC Scrutiny


BizActions October 11th

  • How to Make the Most of Medical Expense Deductions
  • A Little Appreciation Goes a Long Way
  • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Gives Companies Breathing Room

BizActions October 18th

  • Avoiding Digital Disruption While Heading toward the Future
  • IRS: We Disagree with Court Decision Involving Customer Loyalty Discounts
  • What's the Buzz with Your Staff?
  • Appraising Your Company's Appraisers

BizActions October 25th

  • IRS Issues New Regs on Allocating Debt to Partners and LLC Members
  • New IRS Regs on Disguised Sales Affect Partnerships and LLCs
  • SEPs: A Quick and Easy Retirement Plan
  • Ten Ways to Receive Tax-Free Income

 
November 2016

BizActions November 1st

  • Managing the Ups and Downs of Seasonal Businesses
  • Fraud Alert: The ACFE Puts a Spotlight on White Collar Crime
  • Distinguish Your Company's Elite
  • Building on the Momentum of Satisfied Customers

BizActions November 8th

  • Year-End Tax Strategies for Small Businesses
  • Get Ready Businesses: Some Filing Due Dates Are Changing
  • Be Careful When Setting up an 'English-Only' Language Policy
  • Dos and Don'ts to Help Avoid Collection Problems

BizActions November 15th

  • 2016 Year-End Tax Planning Guide
  • It's Time for Individuals to Plan for Taxes in 2016 and Beyond
  • Report Predicts Record Contributions on Giving Tuesday 2016
  • Stamp Out Bad Attitudes and Boost Profits
  • Movin' On: Keep Employees Well Informed

BizActions November 22nd

  • Year-End Reminder: Don't Forget FSAs
  • New Version of Form I-9 Issued
  • Save Taxes While Controlling Employee Health Costs
  • Can Pension Benefits Be Deducted as Alimony?

BizActions November 29th

  • New Overtime Rules Suspended for Now
  • IRS Extends Deadline to Provide 2016 ACA Forms to Recepients
  • Five Rules That Open the Gates
  • Your Company Needs a Concierge
 
December 2016

BizActions December 6th:

  • Spotlight on Business Tax Trends
  • Debtor Equity? New Guidance Helps You Decide
  • Know the Rights of Foreign Employees
  • Credit Scenarios to Improve Your Collection Rate

BizActions December 13th:

  • FBI Case Exposes Massive Telefraud Scheme
  • Getting Employees Back in the Loop
  • Do You Understand Copyright Law?

BizActions December 20th:

  • Employee, Partner or Both? Recent Developments Help You Decide
  • Consider a SIMPLE IRA as as Retirement Plan Option
  • Don't Horse Around with Hobby Losses

BizActions December 27th:

  • Get the Most Out of Your Customers
  • Language Skills May Translate into Dollars

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