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New tire dealer license in Philadelphia from January 2022

From January 2022, the City of Philadelphia will require a new tire dealer license and the following is required: The PA DEP registered waste haulers responsible for disposing of tires. The waste haulers must be registered with the PA DEP for a Waste Transporter Authorization. Type of business activity (i.e. sales, repair). Size and location

By |2021-11-16T22:27:30+00:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |

Temporary side walk café/streetery extended to 2022 in Philadelphia

Last week, the temporary side walk café/streetery were extended until the end of 2022 in Philadelphia. These license can be renewed now (45 days before ending in 12/31/21) for the next year and we have started the process for many of our clients. Whyy post "... Following a flurry of behind-the-scenes activity, the committee also

By |2021-11-16T16:16:31+00:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is this charity a scam/fraud? Use the IRS tax exempt tool

Are you unsure about a charity? Do you suspect it might be a scam or fraudulent organization? You can use the IRS Tax Exempt Organization Search tool and search the organization using 1) EIN or 2) organization name, plus other fields (i.e. State, City, etc.). Some key features and functions of this tool: It provides

By |2021-11-16T05:39:48+00:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Closing your business? Communicate with tax authorities

If you are closing your business, you need to communicate to the tax authorities (Federal, State and local) which requires filing a final tax return, pay any liabilities to employees or vendors, pay any taxes outstanding, etc. Additionally, you need to keep the business records for a few years based on the period of limitations

By |2021-11-07T21:51:11+00:00November 7th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Retirement contributions – 2022 updates

On November 4, the IRS released notice 2021-61 which contains technical guidance regarding all of the cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2022 . The IRS highlighted the following changes in their communication IR-2021-216: The contribution limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b),

By |2021-11-05T14:11:17+00:00November 5th, 2021|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NJ Return and earn – $500 bonus and up to $10k

New Jersey will offer $500 return-to-work bonuses for unemployed residents in their first paycheck after hiring and employers will be eligible for up to $10,000 in wage subsidies to hire and train new workers, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on 9/27/2021. The return and earn program is directed to businesses with 100 or fewer employees and

By |2021-10-06T21:28:48+00:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |

IRS reminder – Independent contractors vs employees

As part of the Issue Number: IR-2021-186 and , the IRS reminded business owners the differences between independent contractors and employees. Independent contractor vs. employee Whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee depends on the relationship between the worker and the business. Generally, there are three categories to examine: Behavioral Control −

By |2021-09-27T19:47:19+00:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , |

Home office deduction – Is your home the principal place of business?

In the IRS Tax Tip 2021-136, the IRS reminds small business owners how to qualify for the home office deduction. Employees are not eligible to claim the home office deduction. The home office deduction, reported on Form 8829, is available to both homeowners and renters. There are certain expenses taxpayers can deduct. They include mortgage

By |2021-09-23T21:48:38+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |

IRS tax relief available for PA

In the IRS Issue Number: IR-2021-183, the IRS extended the tax relief for hurricane Ida to victims in Pennsylvania. This is consistent with the tax relief provided to victims in New Jersey and New York as we published in our previous post. Victims of Hurricane Ida in parts of Pennsylvania now have until Jan. 3,

By |2021-09-20T23:01:30+00:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , |

Increased SBA EILD loan cap to $2m

“The SBA’s COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan program offers a lifeline to millions of small businesses who are still being impacted by the pandemic,” SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman said. “We’ve retooled this critical program – increasing the borrowing limit to $2 million, offering 24 months of deferment, and expanding flexibility to allow borrowers to

By |2021-09-10T19:14:39+00:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , |
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