13 08, 2020

Survey: millennials likely to depart big cities over next year

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

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 [...]

11 08, 2020

Reporting cash transactions helps government combat criminal activities

By |2020-08-08T16:09:40-08:00August 11th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on 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 [...]

6 08, 2020

Realtor benefits program partnership with ReferralExchange

By |2020-08-05T10:30:06-08:00August 6th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on 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, [...]

4 08, 2020

Employers should consider filing payroll taxes electronically

By |2020-08-01T14:30:03-08:00August 4th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on 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 [...]

30 07, 2020

More surprising travel trends amid COVID-19 pandemic

By |2020-07-29T15:44:00-08:00July 30th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on More surprising travel trends amid COVID-19 pandemic

Even though people are locked in and unable to visit their favorite watering holes or get their hair done in some places across the country, many are still traveling. However, despite an escalation in COVID-19 cases, Americans are still traveling this summer. While international trips are on hold,  domestic travel [...]

28 07, 2020

Businesses filing cash transaction reports via e-file option; batch filing available

By |2020-07-25T10:45:42-08:00July 28th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Businesses filing cash transaction reports via e-file option; batch filing available

The Internal Revenue Service reminds businesses required to file reports of large cash transactions that e-filing is a fast, easy, and secure option for filing their reports. Now, businesses can batch file their reports, which is especially helpful to those required to file many forms, according to an IRS news [...]

23 07, 2020

Consumer engagement with travel sites dips with resurgence of COVID-19

By |2020-07-22T14:56:39-08:00July 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Consumer engagement with travel sites dips with resurgence of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases began to rise following state reopenings in June 2020, new research from Comscore found that consumer engagement on travel-related websites also began to decline, signaling that consumers are still wary of traveling during the pandemic. While April marked the low point of engagement in 2020 to date [...]

21 07, 2020

New law, seniors not req’d to take distributions from retirement accounts

By |2020-07-19T17:06:30-08:00July 21st, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on New law, seniors not req’d to take distributions from retirement accounts

The Internal Revenue Service reminds seniors and retirees that they are not required to take money out of their IRAs and workplace retirement plans this year. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, waives required minimum distributions during 2020 for IRAs and retirement plans, including beneficiaries [...]

16 07, 2020

Home sales exceed pre-pandemic levels for first time

By |2020-07-15T16:06:41-08:00July 16th, 2020|Real Estate|Comments Off on Home sales exceed pre-pandemic levels for first time

Has the real estate market turned around during this unprecedented time? Apparently, yes. Home sales surpassed pre-pandemic levels for the first time the week ending July 5, up 2% on a seasonally adjusted basis compared to January and February levels, according to a new report from Redfin, a technology-powered real estate brokerage. The [...]

14 07, 2020

IRS: a ‘Paycheck Checkup’ helps avoid tax surprises

By |2020-07-11T14:18:56-08:00July 14th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS: a ‘Paycheck Checkup’ helps avoid tax surprises

It's almost the deadline to pay your 2019 taxes, are you ready? The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that using the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator to do a Paycheck Checkup can help them have the right amount of tax withheld and avoid surprises when filing next year. Because income taxes are pay-as-you-go, taxpayers [...]

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