Payroll Newsletter Fall 2017

Steele Martin Jones & Company Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors     Payroll Newsletter Fall 2017   Changes that did not occur…it’s better this year!     Salaried vs. Hourly Employees In last year’s payroll newsletter, we told you about the impending big changes on salaried vs. hourly rules, to be effective 12/1/16.  A […]

IRS Cautions Taxpayers to Watch for Summertime Scams

IR-2017-112, June 26, 2017 WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning that tax-related scams continue across the nation even though the tax filing season has ended for most taxpayers. People should remain on alert to new and emerging schemes involving the tax system that continue to claim victims. “We continue to urge […]

The IT team: A firm’s most important asset

Would you like to improve your client service offering, increase your revenue and enhance your firm’s data security? Would you like to do this at no additional cost? It is not only possible, but also fairly straightforward due to a secret resource in your firm: your own IT team. Even if your firm doesn’t have […]

Health Care Law Brings Changes to IRS Tax Forms

IRS Health Care Tax Tip 2015-01, January 13, 2015 This year, there are some changes to tax forms related to the Affordable Care Act. Along with a few new lines on existing forms, there will also be two new forms that will need to be included with some tax returns. While most taxpayers will simply […]

Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions for Individuals and Families

Tax Time and the Health Care Law: The individual shared responsibility provision requires that you and each member of your family have qualifying health insurance, a health coverage exemption, or make a payment when you file. If you, your spouse and dependents had health insurance coverage all year, you will indicate this by simply checking […]

The Affordable Care Act and Employers

Information on Key Tax Provisions Affecting Employers FS-2014-10, November 2014 The Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains several tax provisions that affect employers. Under the ACA, an employer’s workforce size is significant because this information determines which provisions apply. The IRS is conducting an information campaign to educate taxpayers about some of the basics of the […]

Tax Facts about the Affordable Care Act for Individuals and Families

Details on Key Provisions Affecting Individuals FS-2014-09, November 2014 The most important ACA tax provision for individuals and families is the premium tax credit, which took effect on January 1, 2014. Individuals without coverage and those who don’t maintain coverage throughout the year must have an exemption or make an individual shared responsibility payment. These […]

Intuit and Square Form a Strategic Partnership

On Tuesday September 24th, Intuit and Square announced a new integration! In other words, Quickbooks could be becoming more than just accounting software. Intuitive Accountant says it best: Click here to read more

Do You Need a More Robust Version of QuickBooks?

October 2013 Do You Need a More Robust Version of QuickBooks? Maybe you just need to study your current version thoroughly. But it might be time to move up. If QuickBooks were just one product, its appeal would be more limited than it is. Because there’s an entire family of Windows desktop software applications (as […]

Receiving Inventory With or Without Bills in QuickBooks

July 2013 Receiving Inventory With or Without Bills in QuickBooks From Ghost Partner and Steele Martin Jones When your goods come rolling in, be sure to document them correctly. You’re probably happy to see couriers delivering inventory items you’ve ordered since it means you can ship to customers, but recording the new stock means yet […]