How State Unemployment Tax Affects The Federal Unemployment Tax Rate

Unemployment insurance programs are administered by each of the various states. The states assess a payroll tax on employers to pay for ongoing and future unemployment claims. In addition to the state tax, most employers are also subject to a smaller federal unemployment tax on their payroll. Each state unemployment program is interrelated to the federal unemployment program. Employers file a separate tax return to report their federal unemployment tax, also known as FUTA. Read More 

4 Smart Retirement Moves To Make In Your 30’s

If you are just entering your 30's, or are in the middle of your 30's, you have a lot of time to make smart choices that will allow you to have a nice nest egg saved up when you retire. Pension plans offered through companies, which used to provide employees with generous retirement plans, are very rare these days, so you need to make sure that you are taking steps on your own to develop retirement pension plans. Read More 

Adapt To An Influx Of Customers And Handle Your Business Needs

If you own an independant landscaping business and have decided to hire some additional crew members this spring so that you can expand your business and serve an influx of residential and commercial customers who live in the surrounding area, you probably realize that your work duties will increase and that at times you may be swamped with fulfilling customers wishes. Use the following suggestions to help you adapt to the increase in customers and your employees needs. Read More 

Three Things To Know About Hiring A Bookkeeper To Help You With Your Business’ Finances

When you own a business, it is important to keep close tabs on every dime that is spent so that you can make claims to the IRS when you go to file taxes. You need to be sure that everything is accounted for in case you are audited for a deduction that you make. Keeping track of the books on your own can be very difficult to do because you have so many other things to track when you are running a business. Read More 

Tax Return Preparation Services: Drop And Go!

When you just do not have time to meet with the tax prep person, you can take advantage of a service offered by some tax return preparation services. It is often referred to as the "drop and go" service, and it is best suited for people with extremely busy schedules. Here is more about that service and how to make it work smoothly for you. The Drop and Go Tax Service Read More