January 5, 2013

Congress Passes American Taxpayer Relief Act

Late Tuesday evening the House passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act to avert the highly publicized ‘fiscal cliff’. President Obama signed the bill into law on Wednesday January […]
January 5, 2013

QuickBooks Payroll Update for Additional Medicare Tax

As of January 1, 2013, taxpayers that exceed certain thresholds will have to pay an additional .9% on their wages and self-employment income. Employers will be […]
December 13, 2012

Year-end Payroll Reminders

Regardless of whether you use a payroll service provider or prepare payroll in-house, businesses will need to verify that all special payments to employees are correctly […]
December 13, 2012

Avoid Losing Flexible Spending Account Contributions!

Depending on your FSA plan, balances must be used by December 31, 2012 or February 15, 2013. Flexible spending accounts allow employees to set aside pre-tax […]
November 29, 2012


Although we now have the election results,  year-end tax planning for 2012 will still be quite tricky since there are so many unanswered questions. We now know […]
November 29, 2012

New Fast and Convenient Methods to Pay Your Invoice!

In our fast-paced, highly technological world, mailing checks to pay our bills is becoming obsolete, even for businesses. Heintzelman Accounting Services is excited to be offering […]
August 16, 2012

2013 Tax Changes From Health-Care Reform

For tax years beginning after 2012, in addition to the expiration of the 2001 Bush tax cuts, higher income taxpayers will incur additional taxes as a […]
June 13, 2012

529 Plan Still Qualifies For State Tax Deduction!

With the recently enacted personal income tax changes under Public Act 38 of 2011, certain tax credits and subtractions from income were eliminated. However, currently the […]
June 13, 2012

529 Plan Can Help with College Funding and Estate-planning Considerations

Contributed by Chad Zagel Now that another school year is drawing to a close, your young children are a step closer to the day when they’ll […]