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In a recent Chief Counsel Advice (CCA), the IRS concluded that an employer who misclassified employees as independent contractors could offset FICA taxes owed by the employer with self-employment taxes paid by the workers. Where workers are properly classified as employees, the employer is liable for...

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One of my clients recently contacted my office and advised that his Company had received a Notice from IRS regarding calculation of the Employer Shared Responsibility Payment (ESRP).  According to the letter, the IRS had determined that the Company was an Applicable Large Employer (as...

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Legislation to clarify and correct the small business deduction on a retroactive basis is getting close to becoming law.  HB 334 was amended into SB 8 (which contains many other items) which was passed unanimously by the Senate Ways & Means Committee yesterday.   The bill then...

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The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) recently announced a limited-time tax amnesty program beginning January 1, 2018 and ending February 15.  This tax amnesty program is available to individuals and businesses with unreported or underreported tax debts.  Under the amnesty program, taxpayers who pay qualifying tax...

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Parents and grandparents have long used Uniform Transfers to Minors Accounts (UTMA) to save money in a child’s name for college or other purposes. The problem is that the income on the funds in such UTMA accounts can be subject to the so-called "kiddie tax." For...

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