Category Archives: HRH News

Federal Tax News – January

January 25, 2017

1. Due dates for filing Affordable Care Act information returns are deferred.
2. Accumulated earnings penalty tax applies.
3. Farm widow wins her case in U.S. Tax Court.
4. National Taxpayer Advocate’s message to the IRS: Keep it simple.
5. Court finds investments were nondeductible equity and not debt.

New Form I-9: Key Changes HR Needs to Know

January 19, 2017

Great article on the new Form I-9 and what human resources practitioners need to know, written by Roy Maurer, Society for Human Resource Management:   Employers have until Jan. 22, 2017, to get up to speed on using the newest version of the Form I-9, marked 11/14/2016. The version that has been in effect since 2013 (marked […]

Get Ready Businesses: Some Filing Due Dates Are Changing

December 27, 2016

Upcoming due dates for some business tax returns are changing due to legislation passed last year. In addition, the filing deadlines for Forms 1099-MISC and W-2 are also changing in 2017. This means you’ll have to submit information to the IRS earlier than in the past. This article explains what the new deadlines are and how your business can comply with them.

Federal Tax News – December

December 27, 2016

1. Standard mileage rates decrease for 2017.
2. New law creates a new type of HRA.
3. Gamblers couldn’t deduct losses.
4. Taxpayers denied child tax breaks.
5. Get ready to file your tax return in 2017.

Year-End Tax Strategies for Small Businesses

December 12, 2016

Are you looking for last-minute strategies to help lower the 2016 tax bill for your small business? Here are some effective tax-saving moves, based on current tax law, that may be worthwhile. Strategies include timing income and deductible expenses, buying vehicles and equipment, selling qualified small business corporation stock, and taking advantage of net operating losses.

Howe, Riley & Howe’s Court Klein and Frank Saglio featured speakers for Alpha Loft’s December 13 Launch Series

November 29, 2016

Accounting pros to discuss “How to win at accounting and tax matters for startups” Manchester and Portsmouth, New Hampshire – Court Klein and Frank Saglio, both CPAs from Howe, Riley & Howe, will headline Alpha Loft’s next Launch Series event and share insights about accounting and tax matters for startups. The event is from 5:30 […]

Our Summer Internship Experience at HRH

August 22, 2016

By: Ana Byers & Lori Gordon When you think about doing an internship, you often assume you will be making coffee and fetching lunches for partners or managers. However, if you intern at Howe, Riley & Howe this will not be the case. HRH made us each feel welcome from day one by having an […]

Federal Tax News – July

August 22, 2016

Highway use tax return due date is coming up. The IRS reminded truckers and owners of heavy highway vehicles that the next federal highway use tax return is due on Aug. 31, 2016. The deadline generally applies to Form 2290 and the accompanying tax payment for the tax year that begins on July 1, 2016, […]

Can Your Not-for-Profit Organization Participate in the Election?

August 4, 2016

As the presidential election campaigns continue to heat up this summer, not-for-profit organizations may be tempted to join the fray. Although it’s been said that politics and tax exemptions for not-for-profits don’t mix, that’s an oversimplification of the restraints imposed on Section 501(c)(3) organizations. Granted, Section 501 not-for-profits can’t engage in political campaigning. Because of […]