Value tops destination in consumer Labor Day travel queries

Pondering a visit to the West Coast, Florida, or New York? The travel industry may be changing but as the world adjusts to living safely during a pandemic, people are again gaining confidence to travel. CheapOair, the flight focused agency, looked int its consumer habits data and identified Labor Day [...]

By |2020-08-26T15:26:37-08:00August 27th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Value tops destination in consumer Labor Day travel queries

Unemployment compensation is taxable; withhold now, avoid surprise

With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service reminded people receiving unemployment compensation they can have tax withheld from their benefits now to help avoid owing taxes on this income when they file their federal income tax return [...]

By |2020-08-22T15:37:02-08:00August 25th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Unemployment compensation is taxable; withhold now, avoid surprise

Study: states where people need loans the most due to COVID

More help is needed as the unemployment rate is at 10.2% due to COVID-19, and a new study released offers updated rankings for those States Where People Need Loans the Most Due to Coronavirus. Greater interest in getting a loan indicates that more people in the state are struggling to make [...]

By |2020-08-19T13:57:14-08:00August 20th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Study: states where people need loans the most due to COVID

IRS reminds truckers of Aug. 31 highway use tax return deadline

Do you drive a truck for a living? The Internal Revenue Service is reminding owners of most heavy highway vehicles of their responsibility to timely file Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return. The highway use tax applies to highway motor vehicles with a taxable gross weight of 55,000 [...]

By |2020-08-15T10:45:06-08:00August 18th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS reminds truckers of Aug. 31 highway use tax return deadline

Survey: millennials likely to depart big cities over next year

Goodbye city life, hello to smaller towns? The company Quicken recently shared results from a recent survey of more than 1,000 millennials renting apartments in urban areas and where they plan to move. While 93% of millennials have stayed in their city of residence since the start of the pandemic, more [...]

By |2020-08-12T15:28:04-08:00August 13th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Survey: millennials likely to depart big cities over next year

Reporting cash transactions helps government combat criminal activities

Did you know reporting cash transactions helps the government combat criminal activities? The information on Form 8300, Report of Cash Payments Over $10,000 Received in a Trade or Business (PDF), helps law enforcement combat money laundering, tax evasion, drug dealing, terrorist financing, and other criminal activities. Here are facts on who [...]

By |2020-08-08T16:09:40-08:00August 11th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Reporting cash transactions helps government combat criminal activities

Realtor benefits program partnership with ReferralExchange

Good news for those folks in the real estate industry or thinking of entering the popular career choice. The National Association of Realtors is now in a new partnership with lead verification and qualification firm ReferralExchange. NAR secured exclusive savings for its 1.4 million members with the San Francisco-based company, [...]

By |2020-08-05T10:30:06-08:00August 6th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Realtor benefits program partnership with ReferralExchange

Employers should consider filing payroll taxes electronically

Tired of paperwork? Business owners can now make taxes a little easier on themselves by filing payroll and employment taxes electronically. According to the Internal Revenue Service, there are several benefits to filing these forms electronically: It saves a lot of time. It is more secure and accurate. The filer [...]

By |2020-08-01T14:30:03-08:00August 4th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Employers should consider filing payroll taxes electronically
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