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Affordable Care Act 101: Key Requirements for Small Businesses

This article written by Intuit (the makers of QuickBooks) is very practical resource to get quick and an-depth answers to what the Affordable Care Act is and how it may affect you and your business.

What Small Businesses Need to Do for Obamacare Before Oct. 1, 2013

Source: Karen E. Klein September 03, 2013 The health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act will open on Oct. 1. Most small employers—those with 50 or fewer full-time employees—are not required to offer health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Even businesses with more than 50 full-time employees have gotten a one-year reprieve from penalties if […]

Get “mailto” and “webcal” links to work in Chrome with Gmail and Calendar

Chrome’s chrome://settings/handlers does not seem to allow you to allow handlers such as mailto and webcal as it should, so here’s a work-around For mailto: – Make sure you are logged in to Gmail and the active window is your main Gmail page (or nothing will happen). – Copy/paste this into the address bar: javascript:navigator.registerProtocolHandler(“mailto”,”“,”Gmail”) – Add […]

Accounts Receivable Debt Past Due By State

Accounts Receivable Debt Past Due By State

Issues with Low S-Corp Shareholder Compensation

There is no black & white, definitive line, and that there are several factors to consider, that may be unique to the particular activity of a tax year when considering reasonable compensation of a s-corp shareholder employee. A previous post helps provide information to consider when setting the amount, this post specifically addresses why one […]

2013 Social Sec/Medicare Rates & Wage Bases

2013 Social Sec/Medicare Rates & Wage Bases Social Security: EmployEE: 6.2% on earnings up to $113,700 EmployER: 6.2% on earnings up to $113,700 Medicare: Employee/employer (each) 1.45% on all earnings* * Certain high-income taxpayers will be required to pay an additional Medicare tax beginning in 2013. For details, see the IRS information on this topic. Basics: Employer […]

How to make IE8 trust a self-signed certificate in 20 irritating steps

How to make IE8 trust a self-signed certificate in 20 irritating steps Browse to the site whose certificate you want to trust. When told “There is a problem with this website’s security certificate.”, choose “Continue to this website (not recommended).” Select Tools➞Internet Options. Select Security➞Trusted sites➞Sites. Confirm the URL matches, and click “Add” then “Close”. […]