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5 Things You Need to Know about Trump’s Tax Reform Plan

President Trump released the outline for his tax reform proposal last week, checking off one of his 100-day agenda items.  The plan is being dubbed… Read More…

Comp Time Instead of Overtime Pay a Possibility

We’re all pretty familiar with overtime law: If a non-exempt employee works more than 40 hours in a week (or more than eight hours in… Read More…

Applying the Research Credit to Payroll Taxes

This past October, we highlighted some important proposed changes to R&D Tax Credit law.  Of particular note was the potential for qualified small businesses to… Read More…

Obamacare ‘For the Foreseeable Future’

House Republicans called off a vote on their Obamacare replacement bill today, sending shockwaves through the nation and the party.  After weeks of negotiation, no… Read More…

Is the IRS Enforcing the Obamacare Employer Mandate?

Ever since President Trump signed an executive order in January to minimize the economic burden of Obamacare, business owners have been on high alert.  Things… Read More…

5 Things You Need to Know About the Obamacare Replacement Plan

House Republicans on Monday released long-anticipated legislation for replacing Obamacare.  What’s already being coined “Ryancare”, a tip of the hat to House Speaker Paul Ryan,… Read More…

Weakened Enforcement of Obamacare’s Individual Mandate. So now what?

Shortly after taking office, President Trump signed an executive order designed to weaken the Affordable Care Act by directing federal agencies to look for ways… Read More…

Deadline for Health Reimbursement Arrangements Approaching

Back in December, then President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act which, among other things, restored the ability of small businesses to offer health… Read More…

How the President’s First Week Impacts Your Business

He’s had a busy week.   The first week of Donald Trump’s administration has been marked by a flurry of executive actions.  These actions, in… Read More…

Trump vs. Ryan Tax Plans

Back in October, when Trump was trailing Hillary Clinton in the polls, he released his plans for his first 100 days in office.  Among other… Read More…