Employment

Fall Tax Developments Update

Filed in Employment, Retirement, Tax Law by on October 15, 2009
Fall Tax Developments Update

The following is a summary of several important tax developments that have occurred in the past three months that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood. Please call us for more information about any of these developments and what steps you should implement to take advantage of favorable developments and to minimize […]

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Administration and Treasury Launch New Initiative to Boost Retirement Savings

Filed in Employment, Retirement, Tax Law by on September 9, 2009
Administration and Treasury Launch New Initiative to Boost Retirement Savings

The Administration and its Treasury Department have launched a barrage of guidance designed to increase retirement savings. Three revenue rulings, four notices, and new IRS website explanations make it easier for employees to provide for automatic retirement plan enrollments and automatic contribution increases, permit unused leave to be converted into retirement savings, give employees a […]

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Analysts See Positive Signs in Job Market

Filed in Employment, News by on September 1, 2009
Analysts See Positive Signs in Job Market

Analysts said there are indications that the battered job market is starting to show signs of life. An executive search industry group leader said he is cautiously optimistic about the future and a recent study found that in the next 12 months, more than half of the employers polled plan to hire full-time employees. As […]

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Substantiation of Business Cell Phone Usage

Substantiation of Business Cell Phone Usage

There’s a serious move afoot to simplify substantiation of business cell phone use.  Additionally, legislation has been introduced to remove cell phones from the Code Sec. 274 listed property category.  And in a June 26 statement, IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said that current law on personal usage of employer provided cell phones is “burdensome, poorly […]

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