The Tax Implications of Independent Contractors
Are your employees really employees, or are they actually independent contractors? It’s not just semantics; the IRS makes a stark distinction. You don’t generally have to withhold or pay any taxes on payments to independent contractors, as you do with employees. If you’re a business owner hiring or contracting with other individuals to provide services,…Read More
IRS Announces 2022 Limits for Retirement Plans
The IRS has announced the new retirement plan numbers for 2022. Retirement limits for 401(k) and similar plans are up. The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and the federal government’s Thrift Savings Plan is increased to $20,500, up from $19,500. IRA limits have changed for certain savers. If during the…Read More
The Pros and Cons of a Remote Office
Remote work is a trend that has grown as more employees of all generations change the way they work. But working remotely at least part of the time works better in some industries than others: An information system manager is more likely to be able to work at home than is a retail store sales…Read More
Tax-Free Municipal Bonds: Worth It?
Municipal bonds are stable, income-producing vehicles that are used to fund local and state government projects, such as buildings and highways. They are also tax free at the federal level. Are they right for you? What else should you be weighing in your decision about whether to invest in tax-free municipal bonds? How they work…Read More