Year-End Planning: Prepare Forms W-2

As we near the end of 2020, it is time for employers to begin preparing Forms W-2 to send in January. All forms W-2, and W-3 for the 2020 tax year must be filed by January 31, 2021. Consequently, now is the time to begin gathering necessary information for W-2 reporting for various items such […]

IRS Tax Tip: Gather records early for a smoother tax season

As taxpayers are getting ready to file their taxes, one of the first things they’ll do is gather their records. To avoid refund delays, taxpayers should gather all year-end income documents before filing a 2019 tax return. It’s important for folks to have all the needed documents on hand before starting to prepare their return. […]

Don’t be too busy to fall for this tax scam

An employer’s life is almost always busy, but it is even more so at the first part of the year with the added responsibilities of preparing documents for filing taxes for both themselves, their business and so their employees can file their taxes as well. Unfortunately, scam artists are counting on this hectic season to […]

New withholding tables reflecting tax reform now available

Many Americans can look forward to seeing an increase in their paychecks next month due to the new tax law, but first employers must update withholding information for employees. The IRS released recently the 2018 withholding tables – formally the 2018 Percentage Method Tables for Income Tax Withholding – and employers must begin using them […]