Firm holds friendly competition to collect food for food bank

The employees at Antares Group, spent the month of November in a friendly internal competition to see who could collect more food items for Rockdale Emergency Relief. Employees in the firm’s two buildings divided into teams to see who could collect the most. Employees in the White Building edged out those in the Brick Building, […]

Reminder: Earlier deadlines again this year to file W-2 and 1099 forms

Employers once again will have an earlier deadline next year to file W-2s with the Social Security Administration. For the 2016 tax year, employers had a new, accelerated deadline of Jan. 31 to file W-2s – instead of the end of February or March as it had been in prior years – depending on whether […]

Tax deductions can be silver lining behind storm clouds

The Southeast was plagued in 2016 and at the beginning of 2017 with natural disasters that resulted in the loss of business and property. Hurricane Matthew struck the East Coast in early October, impacting the coasts of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Throughout November, wildfires raged in North Carolina and in north Georgia.  […]

A healthy consideration

A popular incentive for business owners is to provide their employees health club or gym memberships. It is important to note, however, that employers who pay for a fitness program offsite for employees must include that cost as a fringe benefit in the employees’ compensation and report it on their W-2s. Once the membership fees […]