Businesses with employees who receive tips may be eligible for a tax credit

If you’re an employer with a business where tipping is customary for providing food and beverages, you may qualify for a federal tax credit involving the Social Security and Medicare (FICA) taxes that you pay on your employees’ tip income. Basics of the credit The FICA credit applies with respect to tips that your employees […]

Tips for keeping cash flowing in restaurants

We are aware of the significant impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on McDonald’s owner/operators and the restaurant industry in general. McDonald’s Corp. has provided some relief with rent deferrals and suspension of major remodeling projects. There are other ways, as well, that owner/operators can manage cash flow in your restaurants while traffic is diminished […]

Time to begin year-end payroll planning

Preparations are underway for numerous holiday events and outings, but for small business owners, other year-end activities take center stage. The following are some steps that must be taken by business owners who handle their payroll functions in-house: Have employees confirm their address and Social Security numbers. Use the Social Security Administration’s Social Security Number […]