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IRS Meets September 30 Deadline for FATCA Information Exchange

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it has exchanged financial account information with foreign tax administrators in accordance with a September 30, 2015 deadline. This marked an important development in the implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act…

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Federal Agencies Turn Up the Heat on Worker Classification

The federal government is always on the lookout for businesses that improperly classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees. But the heat was recently turned up even more. The issue of worker classification has many tax and benefit implications….

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State Amnesty Programs

In an effort to increase state revenue, many states are offering amnesty programs to taxpayers. The amnesty programs are designed to collect delinquent taxes owed by a corporate or individual taxpayer while waiving penalties as high as 50% of the…

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The GSA Announces FY 2016 Per Diem Rates

Budgeting employee business travel into your company’s financial plan allows for new options in deducting expenses. With Business Travel Per Diems, a portion of your employee’s ordinary and necessary travel expenses may be deducted. This could include lodging, meals, taxis…

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Navigating SALT Nexus and Compliance for Not-for-Profits

As not-for-profit organizations expand their reach, many are unaware that they may be creating nexus in states where they have previously had a limited presence. Here’s what they need to know. State nexus and compliance for public charities and private…

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