‘Extender’ bill revives some expired tax provisions

Congress approved this month some last-minute tax law changes to extend some expired provisions into the 2017 tax year. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 extends some tax provisions that expired at the end of 2016. It is commonly referred to as an “extender” bill because it extends expired provisions through the 2017 tax year. […]

Restaurant owners could soon face new scheduling laws

If recently passed legislation is any guide, employers in the restaurant industry across the country could be facing restrictive regulations on scheduling employees for work. The state of Oregon passed a statewide scheduling law this summer that many observers expect will become the template for other states to follow. The Oregon bill would impact the […]

Back Office Solutions key to efficient business

William Washington has been a McDonald’s owner/operator for 18 years and recently became a client of Sparkmon & Associates, CPAs. “I wish I had gone with your firm a long time ago,” Washington said. The best thing, he said, is that he can always get an answer to any question he has. “Whenever I call, […]