Commercial Businesses Articles
Posted by Kristin Re’ on January 17, 2020
The “gig economy” has opened plenty of new opportunities for employers and workers. However, leasing employees isn't completely worry-free. Depending on how you manage worker leasing relationships, you may still have certain responsibilities.
Posted by Bryan Staniszewski on January 17, 2020
The SECURE Act is landmark legislation that affects the rules for creating and maintaining workplace retirement plans for all employers (including for-profit and tax-exempt employers of all sizes). Whether you currently offer your employees a retirement plan (or are planning to do so), you should consider how these new rules may affect your current retirement plan (or your decision to create a new one).
Posted by Stephanie Wilkinson on January 16, 2020
What is the “regular rate of pay” for a nonexempt employee? The answer is needed when calculating hourly overtime wages, which must exceed base wages by 50%. New regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that take effect January 15 update the definition of “regular rate of pay” to guide your overtime pay calculations.
Posted by Bryan Staniszewski on January 13, 2020
The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was mainly intended to help individuals save more for retirement. But the new law also contains provisions that help simplify the administration of retirement plans for employers and allow more employees to participate in 401(k) plans.
Posted by Jill Johnson on January 13, 2020
Businesses in every industry and of any size are vulnerable to data hacking, but the manufacturing sector is victimized more often than many other industries. Over 50% of manufacturers suffered at least one data breach over the previous 12-month period, according to a recent survey.
Posted by Brian Kern on January 06, 2020
With the passage of tax reform legislation knows as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), a significant opportunity exists for investors to defer capital gains tax owed.
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on December 17, 2019
Some business owners design their estate plans without consulting a business valuation professional, but do-it-yourself valuations can be risky.