COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Leave Sharing
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COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Leave Sharing

In an attempt to find a silver-lining to the current health situation, this article examines how the current national emergency for COVID-19 presents an opportunity for employers to enhance their benefits for employees. While leave-sharing programs are common in the public s... John Kirk, JD, and Alex Mattingly, JD

IRS Crackdowns and Expatriate Tax Compliance
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IRS Crackdowns and Expatriate Tax Compliance

In the past year, the IRS has released new compliance initiatives that target expatriates (expats), specifically. As part of these crackdowns, enrolled agents (EAs) are likely to see a rise in noncompliance notices, passport revocations, and other penalties. While these puni... David McKeegan, EA

Red Flags and Tax Audits in Cash-Intensive Businesses
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Red Flags and Tax Audits in Cash-Intensive Businesses

Cash-Intensive Businesses A cash-intensive business is one that receives a significant amount of receipts in cash. Think of as many businesses as you can that deal in cash such as hair salons, pizzerias, restaurants, laundromats, ... Jo-Ann Weiner, EA, NTPI Fellow®

Recent Developments in Employment Tax Controversies
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Recent Developments in Employment Tax Controversies

THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE (IRC OR THE CODE) IS CHOCK-FULL of laws employers must follow. They are required to collect and remit taxes withheld from employee wages, including federal income tax and taxes under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA), which ... Marcus E. Dyer, CPA

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