Employee vs. Independent Contactor

An employer may pay an independent contractor and an employee for the same or similar work, but there are important differences between the two with potentially costly consequences. Read to find out more.

The Clock is Ticking!

Set up a New Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan by October 1! Business owners and other Highly Compensated Employees (HCE’s) really benefit from a Safe Harbor 401(k) Plan. They can maximize their deferral contributions to the plan regardless of the level of participation by the Non-HCER

Company Offered Education Programs

Company owners – are you thinking about paying for your employee’s education? There are four different routes you can choose from: Job-Related Education as a Working Condition Fringe Benefit Education Provided Under a Sec. 127 Educational-Assistance Program Qualified Tuiti

Why Should I Start a 401(k) Plan for My Company?

Most people are familiar with the tax advantages to the participant of a 401(k) plan. There are also many benefits to an employer for implementing a 401(k) plan. Many of these are financial. The first, and most obvious benefit to the employer, is the tax advantages which can offset so

New HRA Rules for 2017

Under the Affordable Care Act, it was determined that employers were no longer allowed to use a Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan (MERP) to provide health benefits to their staff. Prior to this law, many small employers used this type of plan as an alternative to offering staff healt