- Changes Affecting Small Businesses
Recent legislation includes changes that will affect small businesses in 2011. Here are some of the changes worth noting.
- Filing Your 2013 Federal Income Tax Return
For most people, the due date for filing a 2013 federal income tax return is April 15, 2014. Here are a few things to keep in mind this filing season.
- Rules Eased for Health FSAs
Recent changes announced by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) modify the "use-it-or-lose-it" rule that applies to health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs). Plan sponsors will now have the option of allowing participants in health FSAs to carry over up to $500 of unused funds in a health FSA to the following plan year.
- The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
The new year started with some political drama, as Congress passed legislation on January 1, 2013, to prevent the country from going over the "fiscal cliff." The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) permanently extends a number of major tax provisions and temporarily extends many others. The legislation also temporarily postpones major automatic spending cuts that were scheduled to take place at the beginning of the year. Here's what you need to know.