Posts Tagged ‘Small Business’


3 Proven Tax Smart Moves For Small Business to Save Money

freeimage-9941920-high1) Adopt a Retirement Plan

A business has several different retirement plans it could adopt.  The most common plan is the 401(k) plan.  With a 401(k) plan the employee is allowed to defer on a pre-tax basis up to $17,500 in 2013. If they are over age 50 they can defer an additional $5,500 in a so-called catch up contribution. An employer may … Continue reading »


Why You Should Not Discard Your Form 1099-K

 

If you get a Form 1099-K in 2013, don’t ignore it. The new form records payments received in 2012 by credit card companies or through third-party networks such as Amazon, PayPal, and Google. This added income reporting mechanism was created as part of the Housing Assistance Tax Act of 2008 and is finally taking effect for the 2012 tax year. This form was issued in 2012 for income received in 2011; but taxpayers were not required to report the … Continue reading »


How to Survive an IRS Audit from Hell

Recently we helped a client survive an Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) Audit. Ultimately, we got a very good outcome.  The taxpayer owed $219.  That’s as close to “No Change” as you can get!


How to Claim the Connecticut Job Expansion Tax Credit (JET)

During its October, 2011 Special Session, the Connecticut General Assembly adopted, and on October 27, 2011, Governor Malloy signed into law, House Bill No. 6801, An Act Promoting Economic Growth and Job Creation in the State (the “Act”). One of the most significant items in this Act is the Job Expansion Tax Credit.Below is an overview of the program, eligibility requirements and information on where and how to apply for the credit.


How to Claim the Connecticut Small Business New Employee Tax Credit

Did you know that CT provides tax incentives to hire new employees in small businesses?

The Qualified Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit Program provides incentives to Connecticut’s small businesses to hire new full-time employees. Under this program Connecticut-based businesses with less than fifty employees are eligible for a $200 per month tax credit for each new full-time employee they hire. Below are the guidelines for the program, a link to the application and the contact.


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