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Changes to Business Credits in New Tax Law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act makes changes to the general business credit by adding a new component credit for paid family and medical leave, and changing two current component credits: the rehabilitation credit and the orphan drug credit. First, the Tax Cuts and Jobs...

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Making Our Mark on the Community

by Zach Lundak One of the reasons I’m so thankful to work at HBE is the support the firm gives to improving financial literacy in our community and across our state.  Having a grasp of financial literacy can help give young adults a firm footing as they look to their...

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It’s Time to File Your Form 1099!

It is time to gather your papers to file your form 1099! If your business has made payments of over $600 to any vendor throughout the year, now is the perfect time to begin collecting and assembling the information needed to file your annual 1099 forms. What is a Form...

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

Tax reform has been a major focus of the Trump Administration. In a determined effort from Republicans to pass new tax legislation before year-end, the Senate and the House reconciled their respective tax bill drafts into one bill. The bill, called the “Tax Cuts and...

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Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill

An enormous step in the tax reform process was taken over the weekend when the Senate passed their version of the Tax Reform Bill in the wee morning hours of Saturday, December 2, 2017. The bill passed by the slimmest of margins: a 51-49 vote with only one Republican...

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Affordable Care Act

Applicable Large Employers (ALES) that had a full-time employee receive a Premium Tax Credit (PTC) may begin receiving a recently-issued IRS sample letter outlining penalties. Penalties may be enforced if the employee receiving the PTC was not offered affordable and...

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Reviewing Retirement Plans

by Niki Stehlik Many business owners do not realize the importance of reviewing their employee retirement plan annually to reduce any risk of errors, misunderstandings, or breach of fiduciary duty. Below are a few items to consider when performing a review of your...

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Year-End Moves for Tax Reform Legislation

Congress appears poised to enact a major tax reform law that could potentially make fundamental changes in the way you and your family calculate your federal income tax bill, and the amount of federal tax you will pay. This letter is designed to help you cope with the...

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