IRS

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround
Obamacare

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Arlene Weintraub
Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes
Tax Center

Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes

While many of us scramble to file on time and avoid penalties, an internal investigation has revealed that IRS workers who owed back taxes were actually given bonuses.
Geoff Weiss
5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make
Ready To Launch

5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

Get through tax time without a migraine or massive fines by avoiding these rookie tax blunders.
Polly Brewster
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency
Bitcoin

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes
Tax Center

Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Our experts give you five reasons to reconsider taking the DIY route.
Chris Newmarker
The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes
Tax Center

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

CPAs reveal the big IRS no-no's committed by 'treps
Amanda Steinberg
The S Corp Deadline Is Approaching: What to Know
Finance

The S Corp Deadline Is Approaching: What to Know

The March 17 deadline to take the S Corp election is nearly here. We explain who is eligible and how it might benefit you.
Nellie Akalp
Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit?
Finance

Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit?

Even if you have all of your ducks in a row, the IRS could hand select your return to be audited. Here are some reasons why.
The Ethics Coach on Cash Deals, Transparency and More

The Ethics Coach on Cash Deals, Transparency and More

Our ethics coach takes your questions about under-the-table payments, planned obsolescence and price transparency.
Gael O'Brien
5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To
Small Business - Big Impact

5 Mistakes I've Made So You Don't Have To

A wise person learns from someone else's experiences, so there's no excuse to repeat these business blunders.
Josh Steimle
IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings
Finance

IRS to Take a Closer Look at Small Business Filings

Here are three important tips for how entrepreneurs can avoid getting into trouble with the IRS.
Gabrielle Karol
5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS
Finance

5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS

Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.
Barbara Weltman
How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.
Control What You Can

How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.

Getting a letter from the IRS can be a panic-inducing experience. Here's how to handle it and calm your nerves.
Amrik Randhawa
How to Scale Up Your Holiday Workforce the Right Way
Small Business - Big Impact

How to Scale Up Your Holiday Workforce the Right Way

There's a right way and a wrong way to staff up for the holidays. Here are a few tips for keeping you on track and out of the IRS's headlights.
Jeff Wald