Business Services

New Sales and Use Tax Rate Changes as of April 1, 2021

April 16, 2021 | Business Services, Firm News, Sales Tax

On April 1, 2021, the sales and use rate tax rate changed in Monterey County and many of the cities incorporating Monterey County. The tax rate changes listed below apply only within the indicated city or county limits.

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Understanding Sales Tax in the Post-Wayfair World

February 24, 2020 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Wine, Winery and Vineyard

  In June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court decided South Dakota v. Wayfair. Since then, businesses that operate in two or more of the nation’s 10,000-plus.

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IRS Is Closing Some Business Payment P.O. Boxes

February 6, 2020 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Service Areas

If you have your business tax payments set to auto-pilot, check those addresses: The IRS is closing business payment P.O. Boxes in the Cincinnati and Hartford.

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5 Tips for Small Businesses to Save Time in the New Year

January 22, 2020 | Business Services, Firm News, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

Most small businesses have innovative ideas and expert staff who are ready to carry them out. What they don’t have is time—time to develop the.

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The 1,099 Hassles of 1099s

January 14, 2020 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Nonprofit Organizations, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

Preparing and filing 1099s is one of those IRS requirements that can really annoy accounting teams, requiring far more hours and effort than they can.

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2020 IRS Rates and Limits

December 31, 2019 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax

To assist you in gearing up for the coming year, we have provided updated rates and limits for 2020!   To download a PDF of.

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Tips to Avoid Common Payroll Challenges

August 30, 2019 | Business Services, Firm News, Owner Managed Businesses

  Running payroll is one of the most important responsibilities of any business owner, but it doesn’t have to be the most stressful. Here’s a few.

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California Competes Tax Credit

August 16, 2019 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

  The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California or stay and grow in California..

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California Repays Federal Unemployment Insurance Loan

December 3, 2018 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax

In May 2018, California repaid its federal unemployment insurance (UI) loan balance. As a result, in 2018 California employers will receive the full credit against.

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California Independent Contractors

November 20, 2018 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

Independent Contactors vs. Employees   On April 30, 2018, in the matter of Dynamex Ops. West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, the Supreme.

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U.S. Supreme Court Decision Changes Sales Tax for Businesses Selling Out-of-State

June 26, 2018 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Wine

On June 21, 2018 the US Supreme Court issued a decision that will impact all businesses who sell products or services outside of their home.

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2018 IRS Rates and Limits

December 18, 2017 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Wine

To assist businesses we have compiled a quick reference guide for 2018 IRS rates and limits. To download a PDF of the guide, click here. To.

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Look At Your Employees With Cybersecurity In Mind

April 26, 2017 | Agriculture, Business Services, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

  Today’s businesses operate in an era of hyper-connectedness and, unfortunately, a burgeoning global cybercrime industry. You can’t afford to hope you’ll luck out and.

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Choosing the Right Lender

April 11, 2017 | Agriculture, Business Services, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

It’s easy to think of lenders as doing your company a favor. But business financing relationships are just that: relationships. Yes, a lender has the.

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Listen and Trust: The Power of Collaborative Management

March 15, 2017 | Business Services, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

Many business owners are accustomed to running the whole show. But as your company grows, you’ll likely be better off sharing responsibility for major decisions..

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Don’t Make Hunches — Crunch the Numbers!

March 6, 2017 | Agriculture, Business Services, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

Some business owners make major decisions by relying on gut instinct. But investments made on a “hunch” often fall short of management’s expectations.  In the.

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2017 IRS Rates and Limits

December 22, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Firm News, Governmental Agencies, Income Tax, Industry News, Nonprofit Organizations, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Private Schools & Faith-Based Institutions, Service Areas

To assist businesses we have compiled a quick reference guide for 2017 IRS rates and limits. To download a PDF of the guide, click here.

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IRS MANDATED TAX DUE DATE CHANGES

December 6, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Estates & Trusts, Firm News, Governmental Agencies, Income Tax, Industry News, Nonprofit Organizations, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Private Schools & Faith-Based Institutions, Service Areas

  The IRS has mandated due date changes for the upcoming tax filing season. These changes relate to certain tax returns, and informational returns and.

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WARNING: NEW, SOPHISTICATED IRS SCAM

October 13, 2016 | Business Services, Estates & Trusts, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Service Areas

Please take a minute to read about the following new and sophisticated scam the IRS is alerting the American public to: Scammers are sending phony.

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IRS Extends Filing Dates for ACA Forms

February 11, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses, Service Areas

The IRS has announced that it has extended the due dates for information returns required to be filed under Sections 6055 and 6056 of the.

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New Due Dates For Tax Year 2016

February 11, 2016 | Agriculture, Business Services, Income Tax, Industry News, Other, Owner Managed Businesses

At the end of July, congress passed, and President Obama signed, the short-term highway funding extension (H.R. 3236) that contains several important tax provisions. This.

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Important Notice: MyFTB Access Notifications

February 2, 2016 | Business Services, Estates & Trusts, Income Tax, Industry News, Owner Managed Businesses

Effective January 2016, the Franchise Tax Board enhanced securities for access to file, pay, and manage your taxes through their MyFTB portal, which provides tax.

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Affordable Care Act Employer Heath Care Coverage Reporting

December 1, 2015 | Business Services, Firm News, Income Tax, Owner Managed Businesses

Beginning in early 2016, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require certain employers to report health coverage information to the IRS and furnish a statement.

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