March 16, 2017

Update Your Mileage Reimbursements For 2017

If you intend to use your vehicle for business, charitable activities, medical appointments, or moving during 2017, be aware that the optional standard mileage rates for […]
December 13, 2016

Michigan Minimum Wage Increasing

Beginning January 1, 2017, the minimum wage rate in Michigan increases to $8.90 per hour.  This is the third step in 2014’s Public Act 138 which […]
November 30, 2016

Social Security Wage Base Increase

If you’re an employer, you’ll need to withhold social security tax from a higher amount of your employees’ wages in 2017. The wage base for withholding […]
October 19, 2016

Fight Scammers The Old-School Way

Scam artists are relentless in finding ways to take your money. But some old-school methods are still effective for protecting yourself. Here are suggestions. Fortify your […]
October 12, 2016

IRS Scam Warning

The IRS has again issued a scam warning. The newest scam involves receiving via email a fake version of an IRS bill related to the Affordable […]
August 31, 2016

Work-Related Education Costs

Are you going to school this fall to earn an advanced degree or to brush up on your work skills? If so, you might be able […]
August 3, 2016

Start Preparing – New Overtime Rules

In May, the U.S. Department of Labor updated the rules for paying overtime. Under the new rules, salaried employees who earn less than $913 per week […]
June 8, 2016

New Overtime Rules Finalized

The Department of Labor has published a Final Rule to the Fair Labor Standards Act on overtime pay protections for EAP (executive, administrative, professional) employees.  The […]
May 31, 2016

Luxury Auto Depreciation Limits for 2016

The IRS recently issued the depreciation limits for business vehicles you buy and place into service this year. For cars, if 50% bonus depreciation does not […]