Important Employer Benefits Withholding Changes Take Effect September 16For Married Same Sex Couples

As of September 16, 2013, employers must treat lawfully married same sex couples as married for purposes of withholding and benefits. Individuals may amend their open tax returns (generally 2010 through 2012) to change their filing status if validly married during that year. Individuals may file for a refund of any taxes paid on “imputed …Read More

Joy Hall Appointed To Tax Institute Planning Committee

  Strauss Troy Attorney Joy Hall has been appointed to the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Southwestern Ohio Tax Institute planning committee. Each year, the Tax Institute holds a first-rate Continuing Legal Education (CLE) conference featuring locally and nationally-noted tax experts. The 54th annual Southwestern Ohio Tax Institute will be held December 6-7, 2013 at the Cincinnati …Read More

New I-9 Form Now RequiredFor All New Employees

Beginning May 7th, employers are required to use a revised, two-page I-9 Form for all new hires. With immigration reform on the front burner in Washington, D.C., Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) may increase the number of companies it audits. Employers who fail to comply with the new form will be subject to significant fines and …Read More

IRS: Here’s Form 4868 To File An Extension On Your Taxes And Other Last Minute Tips From Attorney Joy Hall

[st_joy_hall]   If you need to file an extension for your taxes, you will need IRS Tax Filing Extension Form 4868. Watch Strauss Troy Tax Attorney Joy Hall’s Interview on Fox19 Morning News on how to avoid the top four tax problems.

Last Minute Tax Tips From Attorney Joy Hall On Fox19

  On Fox19 News this morning, Strauss Troy Tax Attorney Joy Hall shared the four most common tax problems and how to file for an extension. 1. Making mistakes on your tax forms 2. Failing to file your forms at all 3. The dreaded tax audit 4. The IRS makes a mistake If you need …Read More

Attorney Joy Hall Talks Taxes On Fox19 Morning News

[st_joy_hall] FOX19.com-Cincinnati News, Weather Attorney Joy Hall was a recent guest on Fox19’s morning news. During her discussion with Anchor Rob Williams, Joy helped decipher the impact of the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act, the benefits of tax planning, and the assistance she can offer individuals and businesses looking to get back into the IRS system. Joy Hall can provide …Read More

How The 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act
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Impacts Your Estate Planning

The 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act Has Some Major Changes That May Affect Your Estate Plan While many articles describe the 2012 Act changes as “permanent,” I’m a bit more cynical. I never assume that anything is “permanent” where Congress and the Internal Revenue Code are concerned. This is especially true when major players in the …Read More

The Employer Mandate: What You Need To Know About Increased Worker Classification Scrutiny

As a business owner, you have likely followed news coverage of the Supreme Court arguments regarding the Affordable Care Act, and are interested to find out which provisions might be affected. One of the more controversial provisions of the Affordable Care Act is the Employer Mandate, which provides that business owners with at least 50 …Read More

401(K) Plan Fee Disclosure Requires Closer Look By Employers

Employers sponsoring 401(k) plans have been hearing from their investment advisors about “fee disclosures” that have to be given to plan participants who choose their own investments in the company plan. The goal of these IRS regulations, now effective July 1, 2012, after having been delayed several times, is to arm investors with information about …Read More