New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave goes into effect on Monday, October 29th. NJ employers must be prepared and provide notice to their employees on or before that date.
This article summarizes some key provisions. It is recommended you review your current policies in comparison to the entire law.Read More
New York State has released finalized versions of its model sexual harassment prevention training program and model sexual harassment prevention policy.
Within 12 months of October 9, 2018, and annually thereafter, all New York employers must provide training to all employees using either the state's model training program or one that equals or exceeds the state program.
Starting October 9, 2018, all New York employers must adopt either the state's model sexual harassment prevention policy or one that equals or exceeds the standards of the state policy, and provide it to employees in writing.Read More
You are running out of time to maximize the tax deduction for pass-through business income enacted by Congress last year.
In this webinar, Maria Rollins of KRS CPAs explains what exactly "qualified business income" is, and the moves you can and can't make to get the most out of your Section 199A deduction.Read More
The IRS annually releases its Required Amendments (RA) list, which includes changes that individually designed retirement plans may need to make to remain qualified under the Internal Revenue Code.
The most recent RA list was released via Notice 2017-72, which contains changes not only to the qualification requirements for individually designed plans but also to the deadline for amending the plans. There are two categories: Part A and Part B.Read More
The IRS is expected to issue regulations to help taxpayers understand the relationship between federal charitable contributions and the new statutory limitations on the deduction of state and local taxes.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limits the amount of state and local taxes one can deduct in a calendar year to $10,000. Some state legislatures are proposing that taxpayers make payments to specified entities in exchange for a tax credit against state and local taxes owed.
The Treasury Department and IRS are saying that they won't allow local governments to find creative ways to help deduct these taxes.Read More
New York legislators have passed a number of initiatives in the wake of the #MeToo movement and widespread allegations of sexual harassment in the workplace, including a law requiring employers to provide sexual harassment training to all workers.
In addition to providing training, New York employers must adopt a written sexual harassment prevention policy and distribute it to employees. As with the training, state agencies will provide a model policy that employers may elect to use. The written policy and interactive training provisions take effect on October 9, 2018.Read More
The tax reform laws passed at the end of 2017 added some benefits for people with disabilities, raising the amount of money they can put into their Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts.
They may even be able to roll a limited amount of money from 529 plans into ABLE accounts. Finally, many will also qualify for the Saver's Credit for low- and moderate-income workers.Read More
Maria Rollins, CPA, MST has been invited by Kim Luthy of Allied Wealth Partners to participate as an instructor for Business University, which will be held September 20th and 26th in Parsippany.
The goal of this two-part educational series is to help align the business owner's personal and business goals. If you are a busy business owner who wants to learn how to get the most out of their business, this course is for you!Read More
The KRS Insights Breakfast Series resumes on September 21st with an in-depth look at proposed legislation to legalize marijuana in the State of New Jersey.
Join us on September 21st as Joshua S. Bauchner, Partner, Ansell Grimm & Aaron Counsellors at Law, discusses the new bills that, if passed, will dramatically expand the legalization of medical marijuana in the state.
This is a must-attend event if you are, or are planning on becoming, involved in any aspect of Cannabusiness.Read More