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2022 Key Tax Fact Sheet

2022 Key Tax Fact Sheet

Download our 2022 Key Tax Fact Sheet to ensure you’re up to date. Updated to include 7-1 mileage rate. Rates ...
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/ / Guides, Payroll
Employee Retention Credit

New Legislation Expands CARES Act Employee Retention Credit

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 signed into law on December 27, 2020, provides new relief to businesses and ...
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Vendors 1099 Reporting

Setting Up Vendors for 1099 Reporting in QuickBooks Desktop

New for 2020: The IRS has separated nonemployee compensation onto a new form called the 1099-NEC. If you need to ...
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Loan Expenses

Year-End Reconciling: W-2, W-3 and 941 Returns

With all the payroll changes in 2020, do not forget to reconcile Form W-3 to your quarterly Forms 941. To ...
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/ / Articles, Payroll, QuickBooks
Payroll

Numerous Payroll Benefits to Employers with Recent Legislation

There are several provisions from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security ...
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/ / Articles, Business, Payroll, Tax
Tax Insights Podcasts

Podcast: Payroll Complexities

If you do payroll for your company or you are a payroll professional, January is always a little more stressful ...
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/ / Payroll, Podcast, Tax
1099-NEC

A New Form for 2020: 1099-NEC

Beginning with the tax year 2020, a 1099-NEC must be used to report nonemployee compensation. Prior to 2020, this information ...
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/ / Articles, Business, Payroll
Quickbooks Accounting

QuickBooks Update: December 2020

View and sign up for our latest QuickBooks Update newsletter. Headlines in this edition include the following: A New Form ...
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Key Tax Fact Sheet

2021 Key Tax Fact Sheet

Download our 2021 Key Tax Fact Sheet to ensure you’re up to date. Rates included: Social Security, Medicare and Federal ...
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/ / Guides, Payroll
Tax Insights Podcasts

COVID-19: Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Updates for October 2020

Although there’s still a ton of unanswered questions and uncertainty, the guidance issued within the last couple months is starting ...
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/ / Payroll, Podcast, Tax