Don’t miss these year-end payroll items

As we approach the end of the year and the final payroll run of 2011, there are a few tax credits, deductions and reminders you should be aware of before you begin processing W-2s. If you outsource your payroll services, your provider likely is aware of these issues, but it

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FATCA creates new international reporting requirements

In an effort to catch U.S. taxpayers who are hiding assets in unreported offshore accounts, the federal government passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010, and it created new reporting requirements that you should be aware of as 2011 draws to a close. FATCA requires that taxpayers

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Budgeting for success in the construction business

When your primary concern is simply surviving, it’s tempting to pay less attention to the routine fundamentals, such as preparing a realistic budget and following through on it. In fact, difficult times make attention to the basics more important than ever – which means now is a good time for

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