5 Things Every High School Senior Should Know
As the school year rolls into February, suddenly the realization sets in that high school seniors only have a few months left before graduation. Here are five things each graduate should understand before their big graduation day:
7 Tax-Free Ideas to Bolster Your Business Benefits Package
The benefits package offered by your business is extremely important to your employees. How important? A survey performed by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that benefits are directly tied to overall job satisfaction for 92 percent of employees. Even more importantly, 29 percent of employees cited the overall benefits package at their current employer as the top reason to look for new employment in the next 12 months.
How to Correct Common Financial Mistakes
You're working at the office, getting stuff done around the house, or hanging out with family when - wham! - a phone call, email or text alerts you that something is wrong with your finances. When a negative financial event hits, don't let it take you down. Here are some common mistakes and steps to remedy each situation:
Tips to Protect Yourself From Tax Scams
Too many people downplay the threat of identity theft because it hasn't been witnessed or experienced firsthand. This false sense of security can leave you exposed, especially during tax season. Here are some tips to keep your identity safe from scammers:
Are You an S Corporation Stockholder? Are You Taking Reasonable Compensation in the Form of Wages?
S corporation compensation requirements are often misunderstood and abused by owner-shareholders. An S corporation is a type of business structure in which the business does not pay income tax at the corporate level and instead distributes (passes through) the income, gains, losses, and deductions to the shareholders for inclusion on their income tax returns. If there are gains, these distributions are considered return on investment and therefore are not subject to self-employment taxes.