We want to share a “Prayer for a Pandemic,” written by Cameron Bellm who lives in Seattle, Washington. The way you remember our neighbors in need with love, compassion and support is beautifully described in her writing.
(told by Rabbi David Wolpe, JCPA interview “Jewish Values During a Pandemic, 3/17/20) If you go to the Israel Museum, you can see there the oldest fragments of torah that exist in the world. They are two rolled-up silver amulets that were found in the Valley of Hinom, outside the walls of Jerusalem. If you […]
Unless you are anticipating a refund from the IRS, receiving an envelope from the IRS in the mail can be a cause for panic. So what should you do if you receive a notice from the IRS? First, you should open the envelope and read the notice. Take note of the date that an assessed […]
Proposition 206, passed by Arizona’s legislature in November of 2016, mandates new rules for the issuing and use of paid sick leave for all Arizona employees with the exception of Arizona and Federal government employees. The following points should be considered and implemented: Employees begin accruing sick leave on July 1, 2017, or on their […]
The IRS has experienced an increase in fraudulent filing problems. The Government Accountability Office issued a report in January titled “Identity Theft and Tax Fraud”. The report states that while the IRS prevented $24.2 billion in fraudulent identity theft refunds in 2013 the IRS actually paid out $5.8 billion that were only realized as fraudulent […]
Loans between owners and the small businesses they own (shareholders of corporations and members of LLC’s) are subject to special scrutiny. If the loans are not documented correctly, the IRS will treat them in ways that may result in unfavorable tax consequences. These loans must meet certain minimum standards that include: There must be a […]
When the limited liability company first came into existence it was quickly adopted in the legal and financial world. This business entity offered several advantages over the other entities that were available at the time: C corporations, S Corporations, sole proprietorships, general partnerships and limited partnerships. An LLC offered the limited liability protection of a […]