Month: April 2014

Affordable Care Act Update

The Affordable Care Act has undergone multiple legislative and administrative changes since enactment in 2010. Here’s the status of several of the tax provisions. Individual penalty. The penalty for not having health insurance remains in effect, and will be due when you file…

How to reinstate nonprofit status

When you work or volunteer at a nonprofit organization, you know the days can be hectic, and non routine tasks can sometimes get overlooked. If the annual requirement to file a tax return or notice with the IRS was one…

Outlet Malls: Do they give you a good deal?

A few years back, outlet malls had an almost seedy reputation. They tended to be located far from upscale neighborhoods and generally offered defective or second-rate goods. Nowadays, outlet stores look a lot more like their full retail counterparts. Though…

Should your small business create a blog?

As a small business owner trying to keep shelves stocked, employees paid, and customers satisfied, why should you create a web log or “blog”? What if you’ve already got a website? What blogging pitfalls should you avoid? And, most importantly,…