Monthly Archives: June 2023

Tax benefits to help offset the cost of making businesses accessible to people with disabilities

IRS Tax Tip 2023-66, May 11, 2023 When employers hire people with disabilities or make their business accessible to employees and customers with disabilities, they may be eligible for certain tax benefits. These tax benefits encourage employers to hire qualified people with disabilities and off-set some of the costs of providing accommodations. Disabled Access Credit [...]

June 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Beware of Employee Retention Credit scams

The IRS continues to see third parties aggressively promoting Employee Retention Credit (ERC) schemes. In News Release IR-2023-105, the IRS renewed an alert for businesses and tax exempt groups to watch out for warning signs of aggressive Employee Retention Credit marketing.  These promoters may lie about eligibility requirements. In addition, taxpayers using these companies could be at risk [...]

June 28th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (new law)

Accommodations required for these employees The federal Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) will take effect June 27, 2023. The PWFA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations– e.g., additional break time to use the bathroom, eat and rest – to employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. An existing law, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act [...]

June 23rd, 2023|Uncategorized|

IRS tools and resources to help small businesses

Small businesses play an important role in the nation's economy. During National Small Business Week, the IRS reminds taxpayers that has resources and tools to help small businesses understand and meet their tax responsibilities. Bookmark these important webpages Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center: Resources for small businesses with assets under $10 million and for [...]

June 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|

When Not to Worry About Turnover

Most HR professionals would agree that turnover is a source of stress. Losing an employee can feel like losing an investment, and replacing that person has its own costs—advertising, onboarding, training, and coverage to name a few. But we also know that turnover is a manageable cost of doing business, and sometimes even welcome. In [...]

June 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized|