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IRS Semi-weekly and Next-Day Payroll Tax Deposit Requirements

If you have a tax liability of more than $50,000 in the look back period (2012Q3 + 2012Q4 + 2013Q1 + 2013Q2), the semi-weekly deposit schedule applies to you. As a semi-weekly schedule depositor, your deposit of accumulated taxes for wages paid on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday is due by the following Wednesday. Deposit of […]

IRS Offers Tips for 2013 Year-End Giving

IRS Offers Tips for 2013 Year-End Giving

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How to speed up your computer: Disabling Windows Aero on Win 7

Disabling Aero in Windows 7 is very simple: Right click the Desktop Click Personalize Under ‘Basic and High Contrast Themes, click ‘Windows 7 Basic’ Source:,3253,l=251692&a=251692&po=12,00.asp Source:

Recommended (Default) Location to Store QuickBooks Company Files

Recommended (Default) Location to Store Company Files To store your company files, you can use the recommended (default) location or choose another location. We recommend that you do not store your company files in the Program Files folder. Note: To accommodate the Windows 8, 7 and Vista operating systems that limits the use of the Program Files […]

How to login to your Intuit QuickBooks Account

How to login to your Intuit QuickBooks Account You think that this would be straight forward to login, download your software, or manage your account settings but it really isn’t if you just try to go to the main site, instead go to:

2014 IRS Standard Mileage Rates Announced

The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2014 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 56 cents per mile for business […]

IRS Announces 2014 Pension Plan Limitations

IR-2013-86, Oct. 31, 2013 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced cost‑of‑living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2014.  Some pension limitations such as those governing 401(k) plans and IRAs will remain unchanged because the increase in the Consumer Price Index did not meet the statutory […]

Employers may owe additional tax on FUTA wages paid in credit reduction states.

FUTA Credit Reduction What is a credit reduction state? A state is a credit reduction state if it has taken loans from the federal government to meet its state unemployment benefits liabilities and has not repaid the loans within the allowable time frame. A reduction in the usual credit against the full FUTA tax rate […]

For 2014 Social Security Wage Base increases to $117,000

For 2014 Social Security Wage Base increases to $117,000 Source: