Its year-end review time at many companies. Instead of dreading it, or worrying about giving negative feedback, why not turn it into a chance to improve morale and engagement? You can do this by including a professional development plan with your review.
As a business owner, tax season is probably not a time of year you look forward to each time it rolls around. However, you also know that getting your taxes completed and filed as easily and quickly as possible will make your life much easier in the months ahead. Unfortunately, many business owners get so caught up in other activities during the year that they fail to have their records properly organized prior to meeting with their CPA. As a result, tax filing becomes more difficult than necessary. Without various receipts and other documentation, you as a business owner could ultimately pay far more in taxes than is necessary. To avoid this scenario, here are some excellent recordkeeping strategies to simplify this year’s tax preparation.
When the time comes and you decide to hire someone to work for you as a housekeeper, nanny, caregiver, or similar job at your home, it’s vital that you understand the tax implications associated with such arrangements. While some people who are employers in these situations don’t pay attention to the tax side of things, this is a mistake that may lead to stiff penalties from the IRS. Rather than create this situation for yourself, here is what you need to know when hiring household help.