On October 1, 2023, a metro sales tax increase will affect seven metro counties in Minnesota. The counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington will need to collect a new 1% local sales tax that will be used to fund transportation and housing projects.
In 2024, new provisions of the Secure Act 2.0 may allow businesses to help non-highly compensated employees in financial emergencies to take a withdrawal from their 401(k), 403(b) or 457(b) plan using emergency savings accounts that are linked to the plan.
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When employment taxes aren't paid to the government, the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty is personally imposed on certain business owners and managers. Here are the rules, along with two cases where individuals were held liable and hit with the harsh penalty.
Business meal and vehicle expenses are a magnet for IRS review. If you claim deductions for them, it’s important to comply with the strict tax law substantiation requirements. Keep these DOs and DON’Ts in mind.
An employee benefit plan audit is a periodic and independent examination of a company’s benefit plans that are subject to ERISA. If your company currently offers or plans to offer an employee benefit plan, read this article to learn about audit requirements.
These days, most businesses have websites. But surprisingly, the IRS hasn’t issued formal guidance on deducting website costs. Fortunately, established rules that generally apply to the deductibility of business costs provide business taxpayers launching a website with some guidance as to the proper treatment of the costs.
Many businesses shut down due to the pandemic and the economy. However, going out of business tax obligations need to be met. First, a business must file a final income tax return and other related forms for the year it closes its doors.
To help businesses and taxpayers impacted by the pandemic, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minnesota Department of Revenue provided telecommuting nexus relief from business income tax and sales and use tax specifically related to telecommuting.