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  • IRS Criminal Investigations for 2015

    IRS Criminal Investigations for 2015 still above 90% The IRS Criminal Investigations unit published its annual report for 2015. Below is our Infographic highlighting key statistics. Here are some surprising statistics: IRS criminal Investigations staffing level has declined each year from 1995 to 2015. Over the twenty year span there has been a 45.3% decrease in IRS…

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  • Collecting Payroll Taxes from Businesses – IRS to be More Aggressive

    IRs recently launched two new programs. Both initiatives indicate the IRS will be more aggressive collecting payroll taxes from businesses. The first initiative is to identify and contact businesses much quicker. Previously, the IRS would wait until after payroll reports were filed before contacting a business for late and missing payroll tax deposits. Now they will attempt…

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  • Outsourcing Payroll? Fraud Happens and What to Do to Prevent It

    Outsourcing payroll: Do you know if you outsource your payroll, you are still held liable for all payroll taxes due? Many owners and corporate officers believe that once they outsource payroll the responsibility for submitting payroll taxes and filing payroll reports resides with the payroll company.  That is not true.  The IRS and other government…

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  • National Labor Relations Board Decision Impacts Franchises

    In August there was a major, under-the-radar decision. This National Labor Relations Board decision impacts franchises. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that companies may be considered joint-employers with their contractors and franchisees. The ruling increases the potential responsibilities of certain companies such as staffing agencies and franchisors. The board’s decision pertained to Browning-Ferris…

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