Milling asphalt is an environmentally friendly and very cost effective way to repair asphalt. Although appearing by sight and touch to be tough, asphalt can quickly wear down due to traffic, weather, and sunlight. The milling process consists of using a milling machine (pictured above) to scrape off the top layer of asphalt to a …
New York’s Optional Employer Compensation Expense Program (ECEP)
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance released guidance on July 3rd relating to the Employer Compensation Expense Program (ECEP) that was created as a part of the 2018-19 budget package
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The old joke of showing up at the accountant’s office the day before taxes are due with a shoe box of receipts is still a reality for many small businesses. However, time with accountants is …
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Tax filing preparation checklist
In addition to the tax statements that are arriving this month, you'll need some other information to file your return. Today's Daily Tax Tip offers a checklist of what to round up, for either yourself if you plan to file on your own or for your tax professional. General information and documents that will be useful include: Social Security numbers for yourself, your spouse and all dependents. Last year's federal return. If you live in a state that collects taxes, dig out that old return, too. They can serve as guides to this year's filing. Records of estimated tax payments...