January 31 Wage Statement Deadline Reminder for Employers

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service is urging employers to be aware of the January deadline to file Forms W-2 and other wage statements. Filing these documents timely helps employers avoid penalties and helps the IRS in fraud prevention. A 2015 law made it a permanent requirement that employers file copies [...]

IRS Recognizes Small Business Week: Resources Available to Help Employers

This article was published by the IRS. During National Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service wants small business owners to know that information and resources to help them understand and meet their tax obligations are available free at IRS.gov. Small businesses play a pivotal role in our nation's economy. The IRS has a variety of [...]

Who Qualifies for Which New Employer Tax Credit?

This article was published by the IRS. Many businesses affected by COVID-19 qualify for tax relief though credits or deferrals. Here's a breakdown of which employers qualify for these new tax credits and the deferral of employment tax deposits and payments through December 31, 2020. Credits for paid sick and family leave Businesses and tax-exempt organizations [...]

Employee Retention Credit Available for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

This article was published by the IRS. The employee retention credit is designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The amount of the credit is 50% of qualified wages paid up to an annual limit of $10,000, which equals a maximum credit amount of $5,000 for each employee for the year. Who is [...]

Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” – June 29, 2020

In this week’s Monday episode (June 22, 2020) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update,” Heather reported that the IRS approved some relief last week. If you were 70 1/2 in 2019 and were required to take distributions from a retirement plan like a 401(k) or IRA, the question has been what would happen if [...]

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