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  • Is This Your Situation: Wondering If You Have the Financial Experience to Grow

    A small business is almost always a passion project, but no matter how dedicated you are, you will need some help. Click through to learn how the right accountant can assist you through every step of your firm's future.

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  • What Is the Kiddie Tax, and How Should You Address It?

    Ever think you could reduce your taxes by shifting investments over to your children? The government is wise to you. Click through to see how the kiddie tax was designed to discourage this.

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  • Family Businesses and the Next Generation

    Having your children work in the family business is a great way to teach your kids about work ethic and money management, and to kick-start their retirement or college savings plan. Click through for tips on bringing your children into the family business.

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  • Surviving the Personal Tax Audit

    It's the fear of every taxpayer and a staple subject of comedians and TV shows: the tax audit. But you can make it go a lot more smoothly, and increase the odds of a good outcome, if you are well-prepared.

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  • Don't Roll the Dice on Taxes and Gambling Income

    Gambling winnings are fully taxable and must be reported on your federal income tax return. Click through to see that it doesn’t matter what games you play -- you’re required to report all your gambling winnings and pay taxes.

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  • Partnership 2018 Amendment Alert Letter

    Article written by Mark Misselbeck, CPA

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  • Are You Giving Your Taxes Year-round Attention?

    Giving your taxes your full attention just once a year isn’t the best business strategy. Experts suggest that a year-round approach is better for your finances. Click through to learn the best ways to evaluate the impact of taxes throughout the year.

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  • Changes are Coming to Leases

    The accounting for leases is changing- by Bryan McKeon

     

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  • What to Take Out of Employees' Paychecks

    Employers are ultimately responsible for withholding taxes from their employees' wages. Therefore, it's important to understand which payroll taxes your employees should pay. Click through to discover the many different types of employee payroll taxes.

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  • Portability: Sharing the Estate Tax Exemption

    Portability is a generous estate and gift tax break for married couples. Click through to learn how portability can allow spouses to pass substantial assets to heirs free of estate tax.

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  • What Are Capitalization and Safe Harbor?

    There are a lot of considerations when it comes to filing your annual taxes. Many business owners forget about subtle deduction issues, which may mean leaving money on the table. Click through to find out more about capitalization and safe harbor.

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  • Take Advantage of the Small Business Administration

    What can the Small Business Administration do for your business? Probably more than you imagined! Click through for an introduction to the SBA and the many programs it offers to businesses like yours.

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  • Charitable Giving Under the New Tax Law

    Important new tax changes mean that the charitably minded might want to consider new giving strategies and take a look at appreciated stock and donor-advised funds. Click through for insights into charity in this new era.

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  • How Do You Handle Multistate Taxes?

    No matter where your company is headquartered, there's a good chance you conduct business across other state borders. How do taxes work in this situation? Click through to learn about multistate taxes and how to ensure that your business is compliant.

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  • Local Entertainment And Events Calendar

    You’ll always know where the fun’s going on with our interactive local events calendar featuring social sharing, images, videos and ticket links. Click through to see what's happening or to add your own local events.

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  • What Is a Deferred Annuity -- and How Does It Work?

    An annuity contract that delays payments of income until you elect to receive the money is a deferred annuity. Click through to understand how it works and the important role it can play in estate planning.

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  • Revenue Recognition: An Interview with Sebastian Malatos, Audit Principal

    An interview with Sebastian Malatos, Audit Principal and head of ASC606 working group at KN+S

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  • Walmart Unveils Grocery-Picking Robots in Test Store

    KNS client Alert Innovation teams with Walmart to test a robotics system for grocery shopping in their Salem, NH store. 

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  • Wage Garnishments: What You Need to Do

    It's a hassle for any payroll department: getting an official letter that you have to withhold part of an employee's salary, as ordered by a court. Click through to learn what you have to do when wages are being garnished.

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  • How to Challenge Property Taxes

    One thing all homeowners can agree on: Complaining about property taxes is one of their favorite pastimes. However, you may be able to actually do something about high taxes. Click through to learn how to appeal your property taxes.

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  • Choosing the Right Business Entity

    Whether your business is just you sitting in a home office, an international corporation or anything in between, you have to choose a form of business entity.  Here are some of the choices, and the pros and cons of each.

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  • Help us, Help you

    Organizers have been sent out, here are the best practices for preparing your 1040 information for us: 

    Article written by KNS 

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  • Smart Practices to Ferret Out Fraud

    When you think about fighting fraud, you may consider hiring financial experts to help -- that's great, but it's not all! Click through to see why your first step should include everyday practices to discover whether your firm is experiencing fraud.

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  • Check Your Withholding Now

    With so many recent changes, two-income families and people who work multiple jobs should check their withholding amount. Click through to see if you're withholding the right amount of tax from your paycheck.

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  • Don't Try This at Home: Frivolous Tax Arguments

    We'll be thinking about taxes again before you know it! Laws change, but one thing that doesn't vary is the IRS's view of bizarre excuses. Click through to learn about frivolous arguments the IRS has no patience for.

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  • How to Manage Your 529 Plan in 2018

    The cost of college keeps going up, and you need to become more proactive in how you save for it. Click through for some insights into how to save for higher education and how these methods fit into the new tax law.

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  • Be Aware - Sales Tax is the Wild West Again

    By Jeffrey D. Solomon, C.P.A., C.V.A., Managing Partner at KN+S

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  • Business Changes for 2018

    New tax planning related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 

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  • Steps to Choosing a Charity

    These days, you want to donate with your head as well as your heart, making sure a charity is legitimate, well-run and aligned with your values. Click through to learn how to effectively make a charity a worthwhile part of your legacy.

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  • What's the Deal on Estimated Taxes?

    If you're self-employed or have income other than a salary, you may need to pay estimated taxes to square your tax bill throughout the year. Click through to see whether you need to make estimated tax payments every quarter.

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  • Join Us - M&A Solutions for Privately Hold Companies

    Panel discussion on raising capital for your business.

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  • Yes, Home Equity Loans May Still Be Deductible

    Interest on home equity loans and similar products still can be deducted under the new tax law, says the IRS, even though early readings of the law suggested otherwise. Click through to see how you may still be able to claim a deduction.

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  • Small Business and Insurance: Know the Score

    There is no lack of options when it comes to insurance for your small business. Not every business needs every kind, but you should know what's available. Click through to get started thinking about business insurance.

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  • Challenging the IRS's Valuation of Your Company

    Experts say that the average business owner grossly underestimates the value of a business. Click through to discover how to anticipate IRS challenges and shoot back with your own valuation data.

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  • Reminder: 1099-MISC due soon!

    Have you filed your 1099s yet?

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  • Beyond Money: The Softer Side of M&A

    When two companies join together, whether it's a merger between equals or the purchase of a smaller entity, it's not just about the money. Click through for some insights into the softer side of M&A.

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  • How Does the ADA Work?

    The Americans with Disabilities Act is a federal law that prohibits employers from discriminating against a qualified person who has a disability. Click through to discover what's meant by the ADA's call for reasonable accommodations and who decides what's reasonable.

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  • The Latest Fraud Problem: Synthetic Identities

    The most common form of identity theft these days is synthetic identity theft. If that sounds ominous to you, you're right to be scared. Click through to find out about this new twist on fraud and how to spot it.

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  • Bitcoin: What's Happening?

    Bitcoin, the digital currency, has been in the news a lot recently. What's it all about and how does it work? Is it something you should invest in? Click through for a quick review about this controversial financial product.

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  • Mandatory Retirement: What Are the Rules?

    Do you know everything you should about retirement? Click Full Article below to find out more about forced or mandatory retirement and how it affects employees in your business.

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  • Why Is Padding Your Tax Deductions a Risky Proposition?

    Everyone does it, right? Padding your tax deductions may not seem like you're playing a game of Russian roulette, but the risk can be substantial. Click through to learn more about padding deductions and better solutions for your business.

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  • How OSHA Can Affect Your Business

    No matter what kind of business you run, you have to know something about OSHA, which oversees workplace safety. Click through for some insights into how OSHA works and why you need to be familiar with its rules.

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  • The Adaptable SEP IRA: How It Can Work for You

    There are a lot of options for company-sponsored retirement plans, and for many, the SEP IRA may be the right choice. Click through for more details on how this plan works and why it may be just what your employees want.

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  • Inherited IRAs: Not Safe From Creditors

    IRAs have many advantages, including legal protection from creditors when the owner files for bankruptcy. But there's a chink in the armor. Click through to learn about how the situation may be different with inherited IRAs.

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  • Massachusetts — Sales And Use Tax — Amazon disclosure to Massachusetts DOR

    Notice to Company's using Amazon FBA

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  • Spring has Sprung at KN+S!

    By Jeff Solomon, Managing Shareholder

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  • 2017- Oh what a year it was...for cyber criminals!

    Article written by KNS client Covered Security.

    To contact Covered Security and see how they can help you, please click on the following link: 

     https://coveredsecurity.com/

     

     

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  • What is D&O Insurance -- and Who Needs It?

    Directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance helps cover costs arising from legal actions brought against an organization's officers or board of directors. Click through to see if it's something you need.

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  • Event: Software and Tech M&A in 2018 Panel Discussion + Networking

    Save the date for an upcoming M&A panel discussion on March 28th!

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  • Gifts to Charity: Six Facts About Written Acknowledgments

    You contribute money or gifts to qualified organizations that are eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. Click through if you plan to claim a charitable deduction on your tax return.

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  • What to Do When Debts Survive Death

    People die, but their debts survive them, and in the weeks after someone dies, the bills will keep rolling in. How are these handled? Click through for some guidelines in making sure the decedent's financial obligations are fulfilled.

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  • 5 Steps to the Successful Multi-Office Business

    Your company is expanding -- and that's great! You've grown from one office to two, three, or even more. But you need to be able to manage all of them to continue to grow. Click through for some help in multi-office management.

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  • Please help us congratulate Gary Weinman

    This week KNS welcomed new partner Gary Weinman at the firm

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  • Great App: Figure Out How You Stand with the Rest of the Pack

    Are you one of the best? Or do you have some catching up to do? Now there's an easy way to compare yourself against competitors and industry benchmarks. Click through to get started in finding out where you stand.

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  • Business Interruption Insurance: What It Is and How It Works

    Most business owners don't have interruption insurance, but that could be a critical mistake. Click through to see how the rising numbers of natural disasters may factor into today's decisions.

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  • New Tax Law Changes: Fringe Benefits

    Article written by, 

    Mark Misselbeck 

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminates tax write-offs for employers who subsidize the cost of their employees’ parking, transit passes, bicycle or van commuting.

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  • What Every Employer Must Know About State Unemployment Tax

    The vast majority of employers in the United States must pay state unemployment tax, the collection of which is authorized by the State Unemployment Tax Act (SUTA). Click through to learn more about SUTA and what it means for your business.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Forging an Exit Plan for Your Tech Startup

    You may not want to think about it now, but what happens when you decide to sell your tech company in the future? Click through to understand why it is important to develop a plan now rather than wait until it is too late.

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  • Small Taxpayer relief

    We have identified a potential tax savings opportunity that you may be interested in pursuing.

    Article written by KNS' Mark Misselbeck 

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  • All About Finding a Financial Planner

    When it comes to choosing a financial planner, there are a bewildering array of choices. How do you know who is right for you? How do you know who is competent? Click through for an introduction to finding someone right for you.

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  • The Advantages of Diversity Training

    You're thinking of implementing diversity training to advocate workplace diversity. Click through to see how such programs lead to higher employee retention rates, improved morale, reduced lawsuits and improved recruiting.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Worried About Passing Value to Your Heirs

    Being an entrepreneur is complicated. You don't always have a blueprint to follow for future success. Click through to learn how to set up your business to pass value on to your successors.

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  • 2018 Tax Law Changes

    An interview with Sandy Caterine, Senior Tax Manager

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  • How Much of a Raise Should You Give?

    If you have good employees, how do you compensate them for their work? Click through for tips on how to give raises based on market averages while making sure your best people feel appreciated each and every payday.

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  • Depreciation: Is It Right for You?

    Depreciation is a deduction from income tax that lets you recover the cost of property. Click through to see how the IRS allows for the wear and tear, deterioration or even obsolescence of items.

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  • Spotlight on Sandy Caterine, CPA, MST - Senior Tax Manager

    Sandy joined the KNS Team in January. 

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  • Reminder - Event: The 2018 Tax Law Changes and How They Will Impact You

    Please join us on February 27th as we provide an overview of the new tax law changes.

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  • Handling Employees Across State Lines

    When you have employees who live in one state and work in another, things can get a bit tricky. Click through to learn the basic rule -- you generally pay taxes in the state where your team works, but it can get complicated.

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  • What Is an Offer in Compromise with the IRS?

    To resolve IRS debt, should an offer in compromise be the right next step? What are the advantages? Click through to peruse the many factors to consider before attempting to settle with the IRS.

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  • What's the Deal With Crowdfunding?

    Crowdfunding is the latest new thing, and it has changed the way that small businesses, artists and entrepreneurs earn the money to start up. Click Full Article below for a quick introduction to this important new development.

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  • Breaking out Entertainment

    Article written by Jeff Solomon, CPA, CVA 

    Businesses need to start breaking out entertainment from meals in 2018

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  • Is This Your Situation: Overwhelmed by Manufacturing Tax Credits

    There are many provisions that specifically apply to manufacturing businesses, but information can be complicated and difficult to navigate. Click through to find out what you can do today to get special tax credits and deductions for your operations.

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  • The Ins and Outs of the Earned Income Tax Credit for 2018

    The EITC can be a powerful hand up for working people with low incomes, but the details are often misunderstood. Click through for the provisions of this important credit and a chart with the latest numbers.

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  • Business Tax and Bad Debt

    Do you have a client or customer who won't pay? Even when all attempts to collect a bad debt have failed, the IRS may give you a break at filing time. Click through to see how to take that bad debt off your taxes.

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  • Toward a Better Credit Score

    Good credit is helpful, even essential, for a successful financial life. The best advice for improving credit is to manage it responsibly over time. Click through for an introduction to the care and maintenance of your credit.

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  • Revenue Recognition: ASC 606 Workshop for CFOs and Controllers

    An in depth discussion of ASC 606 and the impact it will have.

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  • What's Up with Socially Responsible Investing?

    Do you care if the money you invest is actually doing some good in the world? If so, socially responsible investing may be for you. Click through to learn how to ensure that your money is not invested against your values.

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  • What to Know About Private Tax Debt Collection

    The IRS is hiring private debt collectors for the hard cases -- those who haven't responded to other attempts to collect back taxes. Click through to find out what this means for you and how to protect yourself.

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  • Section 1202 Stock – A Gift from Congress

    Early stage investing tax savings!

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  • Research and Development Tax Credits

    Favorable  changes in R&D credits

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  • Special Video Report: Using Direct Mail

    Direct mail can be one of the most effective marketing tools. However, you have to make sure you're doing it correctly. Click Full Article below for a video on getting the most out of your direct marketing efforts.

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  • Plan This Summer for a Good Tax Season

    Now that the 2015 tax season is out of the way, it's time to start thinking about 2016. December is too late to fix many problems. Click through to learn how planning now could save you next year.

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  • Basics of the Alternative Minimum Tax

    Did you get stuck paying the AMT last year? Are you afraid you're going to get hit with it this year? Click Full Article below to learn the details now so you avoid surprises next tax season.

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  • Basis: The Essential Tax and Investing Term

    Basis seems like a simple concept, but as with so many tax issues, it can become complicated quickly. This is especially true after recent tax reform. Click through for the story of what has, and has not, changed.

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  • Special Video Report: Know the Rules for Giving Stock

    Giving stock is perfectly legal and can be part of an estate plan, as long as you know the rules. Click through for a video that explains the basics.

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  • Should You Honor All W-4 Requests?

    Employees' W-4 forms show what they want withheld from their paychecks. It's their responsibility to complete the forms, but do you have to accept each form no matter what? Click through for some insights into your responsibilities.

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  • Mid Year Check-In from Jeff Solomon

    Checking in to see how 2016 is unfolding so far for you

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  • Your House in a Trust: The Pros and Cons

    Trusts can solve a lot of estate planning problems, and you can even put your residence into one. There are a lot of advantages to doing this, but you need to know the details. Click through to get the scoop on a powerful estate planning technique.

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  • Building and Getting the Most Out of Your Board of Directors

    You are invited to attend a free workshop at KNS to learn more about creating a Board of Directors.

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  • College Savings Deductions for MA residents

    A new tax deduction is available for MA residents for prepaid tuition plans  - by Jeff Solomon

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  • New Tax Resources at KN+S

    Two senior level hires expand the KNS tax team

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  • Medicaid Trusts: Key for Long-Term Medical Planning

    Is it possible to protect your estate and still qualify for Medicaid? Yes it is, with the right kind of trusts. Click through to learn about the different kinds of Medicaid trusts and how they might be able to help you.

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  • Baby on the Way: Knowing All About Maternity and Paternity Leave

    There's a good chance you'll eventually have to deal with some kind of parental leave in your office, whether it involves an employee or employee spouse pregnancy, or an adoption. Click through for some insights in creating a policy.

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  • Passwords: Making Them Hard to Crack

    Consider all the passwords you use, in your personal and business lives. Passwords secure all the resources on your computer and phone -- your email and important online accounts. Click through to learn how to choose strong passwords.

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  • Charitable Giving Planning Options

    By Sandra Y Caterine, CPA, MST, Tax Principal at KN+S

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  • Good Statements Get Good Loans

    Your ability to obtain a business loan will depend a lot on how prepared you are during your application process. Click through to learn how to improve your chances of getting the loan you need to grow.

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  • Do You Need to Hire a Business Consultant?

    Feel like you could use some advice? Sometimes, an outside expert can give you a fresh perspective on the management of your company. Click through to learn about cost-effective ways to leverage a business consultant.

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  • Qualified Retirement Plans: Know the Rules

    Periodically, the Internal Revenue Service issues a notice describing changes in its qualification requirements for retirement plans, including deadlines. Are you up to date? Click through to see the list of required amendments.

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  • Long-Term Care Insurance: Something You Need?

    Long-term care can range from assistance with simple activities to skilled care provided by nurses and therapists. Is it right for you? Click through for more details and to discover the variety of coverage options.

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  • How to Handle Bad Debt and Taxes

    It's a problem almost every business has to face at some point: how to handle bad debt. Fortunately, the IRS may be able to give you a break. Click through for some help in taking care of this.

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  • Medical and Dental Expenses: What Can You Deduct?

    Yes, the tax code gives you some deductions for medical and dental expenses, but the rules can get complicated. Click through for an intro to this key deduction, to help figure out where the IRS draws the line.

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  • How to Handle Disagreements with the IRS

    Even if you're mired in the tax audit process, the IRS doesn't have all the power. You have options when faced with disagreements with your IRS examiner. Click through for a look into the process and your options.

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  • IRS Announces 2019 Inflation Adjustments

    By Mark H. Misselbeck, C.P.A., M.S.T. is a Tax Principal at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • Alternative Minimum Tax -- What's It Like Today?

    The controversial alternative minimum tax has been around for years, even though politicians argue about it. Has it changed recently? Click through to see how the AMT may apply to you as we approach the next tax season.

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  • New Capital Gain Deferral and Exclusion Provision under the 2017 Tax Law Changes

    By Mark H. Misselbeck, C.P.A., M.S.T., Tax Principal at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • How You Can Keep Your Finances in Order Year-Round

    Most of us don't get our finances in order until a life event is imminent — an upcoming wedding, the birth of a baby, a divorce, a financial audit or a natural disaster. Click through to get organized with a 10-step plan.

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  • A Tax Essential: the Percentage-Withholding Method

    The IRS has developed multiple methods that employers may use to withhold federal income tax from employees' wages. One of those methods is done on a percentage basis. Click through for insights into the percentage-withholding formula.

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  • Understanding Your Payroll Tax Liabilities

    Although the payroll taxes you’re liable for as an employer may seem obvious, some taxes are not so easy to identify. Click through to learn the common and not-so-common employer payroll taxes, including associated liabilities.

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  • Supreme Court Ruling on Online Sales Tax Sows More Confusion

    The Supreme Court has ruled that a company does not need to have a physical presence in a state to be subject to its sales tax. Click through to find out what this really means, and who is affected.

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  • Umbrella Insurance: An Estate Planning Necessity

    Umbrella insurance is extra liability coverage if you're at risk of being sued for damages. Click through to learn how to protect yourself -- and your estate -- against libel, vandalism, slander and invasion of privacy.

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  • Abusive Tax Shelters: Know the Score

    No one likes paying taxes, and we look for ways to minimize our tax bills. But if you're too aggressive, you can step over the line from tax avoidance to tax evasion. Click through to learn the difference.

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  • How to Manage the Home Office Deduction

    Many people work at home in the age of the telecommuter. Do you fall into that category? Have the rules changed? What are the limitations? Click through for an introduction to this valuable but complicated tax break.

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  • 6 Key Facts About Excise Taxes

    Everyone knows about income taxes and sales taxes, but we tend to forget about excise taxes, because they're not obvious. Click through for an introduction to this important class of taxes, and see what's changed.

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  • The Latest Rules on Charitable Donations

    With a much larger standard deduction in play, and lower marginal tax rates, the charitable giving world has changed. Has anything else changed? Click through for the latest IRS guidance on charitable giving.

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  • Is a 1031 Exchange Right for You?

    A properly structured 1031 exchange allows an investor to sell a property, to reinvest the proceeds in a new property and to defer all capital gains taxes. Click through to see the impact of tax reform on 1031 exchanges.

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  • Know the FMLA Notice Requirements

    To receive FMLA-protected leave, eligible employees must provide adequate notice to their employers. If they don't, the leave could be delayed or denied. Click through for details on FMLA notice requirements.

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  • What Is the Path to Profitability?

    Are you concerned about your profitability? Sometimes you have to look in new directions to improve your business. Click through for some insights into the analysis you should be doing to take your business to the next level.

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  • Mergers & Acquisitions - What You Need to Be Concerned About

    By Mark H. Misselbeck, C.P.A., M.S.T., Principal at KNS

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  • Fridays Off in July at KN+S

    These are some of the examples of how members of the KN+S team take advantage of having Fridays off in July. 

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  • You Have Questions, KN+S Has the Answers!

    Now is a great time of year to discuss tax planning options with our knowledgeable professionals.

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  • Nutter, Along with KN+S, Presents 2018 Founder Roundtable for High Growth Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs

    The event will be held on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, in the Seaport.

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  • The State of the Massachusetts Innovation Economy

    A quick 3-4 minute survey.

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  • Employee Overpayment Can Lead to Problems

    You've overpaid an employee, causing the company a financial loss. Now you need to recoup the money. But there are important tax implications and some rules you have to follow. Click through to make sure you do it right.

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  • A Kinder (and Gentler?) IRS?

    By Mark H. Misselbeck, C.P.A., M.S.T., is a Tax Principal at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • Tax Update: Unreimbursed Moving Expenses

    By Jon Pearson, Staff Accountant at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • Are Annuities Right for You?

    Annuities are well-known financial products designed to fund a retirement. How do they work? And are they right for you? Click through to get the basics to help you decide if they fit into your financial plan.

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  • Tax Reform Expands ABLE Accounts, Saver's Credit

    The tax reform provisions introduced at the end of 2017 contained some provisions for the disabled, which allow them to put away more money in their ABLE accounts. Click through for the details on the more flexible arrangements.

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  • Is Your Homeowners Insurance Up-to-Date?

    You bought homeowners insurance when you bought your home, but then you probably forgot about it except for the bills, and that's a mistake. Click through to learn why you should continually review your insurance.

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  • 2018 - A Look in the Rear View Mirror

    By Jeffrey D. Solomon, CPA, CVA, Managing Shareholder

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  • Jeffrey Solomon Takes Part in M&A Panel

    Jeffrey Solomon, CPA, CVA, Managing Partner, took part in the panel on November 13th.

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  • New Hire Reporting: Are You In Compliance?

    You've added a new member to the team or rehired an employee. You've done the onboarding and made sure the employee will receive all the necessary training. But have you performed new hire reporting? Click through for details on this essential step.

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  • Happy New Year

    All of us at KN+S would like to wish you a wonderful holiday season and a very happy new year.

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  • UPDATED: Restricted Stock or Stock Option Taxation Relief?

    By Mark H. Misselbeck, C.P.A., M.S.T., is a Tax Principal at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • Why It's the Best Time Ever to Be a C Corporation

    By Jeffrey Solomon, C.P.A., C.V.A., Managing Shareholder at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • Beware the Taxes of Self-Employment

    You're self-employed if you're in business for yourself -- including a part-time business. That means you're also your own tax manager! Click through for a brief run-through of your tax obligations.

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  • Do You Have to File an Information Return?

    If you made or received a payment in a calendar year as a small business or self-employed individual, you most likely are required to file an information return to the IRS. Click through to learn what this means.

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  • Moving and Mileage: Roundup of TCJA Changes

    The new year brings a suspension of moving expenses, but higher depreciation limits for cars, trucks and vans. Click through for IRS information on tax reform changes to expenses for moving, mileage and travel.

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  • Welcoming Back: Dawn Darnell, CPA, Assurance Principal at KNS

    KNS welcomes back Dawn Darnell, CPA, Assurance Principal 

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  • Massachusetts Equal Pay Act

    Important information for entities with employees regarding the Massachsuetts Equal Pay Act (effective July 1st).

    Written by Sandy Caterine, CPA, MST

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  • Is This Your Situation: You Didn't Know About These Tech Company Tax Breaks

    Tech startups are often a labor of love. You may have an idea that could change the way people interact with their technology, but you need everything to make it happen. Click through to see if you're missing out on any tax benefits your tech company may qualify for.

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  • Is a Franchise the Right Move for You?

    At one time or another, almost everyone daydreams about owning their own business. With a franchise, you can be your own boss, with the backing of an established company. Click through for an intro to this business model.

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  • The IRS Looks Into Executive Compliance

    The IRS is taking a special look at the tax situation surrounding executive compensation. This may sound simple, but there are a lot of complexities you need to know about. Click through for an introduction to the key issues.

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  • Pando Pooling: Taking the Financial Risk Out of Professional Sports

    By Carey Pigott, MSA, Staff Accountant at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • MA Sales Tax Holiday THIS WEEKEND

    Some quick tips before taking advantage of the upcoming sales tax holiday this weekend.

    By Mark H. Misselbeck, C.P.A., M.S.T., Tax Principal at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C

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  • Is This Your Situation: Keeping Track of Inventory

    Most businesses that manage their accounting use QuickBooks. But if a company needs to handle inventory or manufacturing costs, additional tools may be needed. Click through to learn about solutions for tracking inventory.

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  • Handling Taxes for Employees Who Are Not Regular

    Taxes may be pretty straightforward for your year-round 9-5 employees. But what about those who are part-time? Or seasonal? There are special rules. Click through to learn how to handle taxes for this group.

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  • IRS Agrees to No "Clawback" in Federal Tax Exemption

    By Jeffrey D. Solomon, CPA, CVA, Managing Partner

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  • What Is the EITC -- and Does It Affect You?

    The earned income tax credit subsidizes low-income working families. It can be complicated, and many don't know how it works or whether recent tax reform changed it. Click through for the latest word on the EITC.

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  • Hobby vs. Business: What's the Difference to the IRS?

    It's an old tax question, but the answers don't get any easier: what is the difference between a hobby and a business? It's a subtle point, but an important one. Click through for insights into IRS guidance.

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  • How Does Crowdfunding Work?

    As an alternative source of finance, crowdfunding has huge potential to help startup businesses. Click through to learn how to grow faster and even test-market an idea or product without spending much money.

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  • Effects of Reciprocal Agreements on Your Business

    Do you have employees who live in one state but work in another? If so, they probably are covered by a state reciprocal agreement, which eliminates dual taxation. Click through to learn more about tax reciprocal agreements.

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  • KN+S Client Highlight: Atomic Coffee Roasters

    Learn more about the preeminent coffee retailers and wholesalers located on Boston's North Shore. 

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  • New IRS Guidance on State and Local Taxes

    The IRS is taking a look at the deductibility of state and local tax payments for federal income tax purposes in the wake of tax reform. Click through for a snapshot on what's happening with this complicated issue.

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  • Board of Advisors: A Useful Tool for You to Drive Your Company Forward

    By Jeff Solomon, C.P.A., C.V.A., Managing Shareholder at Katz, Nannis + Solomon

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  • How to Handle Supplemental Wages

    Supplemental wages do not qualify as regular income and are subject to special withholding rules. Click through for an introduction to what items fit into this group, and how they should be taxed.

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  • Revenue Recognition – ASC 606 Workshop for CFOs & Controllers

    An in-depth discussion regarding the new revenue recognition standards.

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  • Introducing: Carolyn Dozois, CPA, MST, Tax Manager at KNS

    KNS welcomed Carolyn to the Tax Department.

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  • You Thought the 83b Was Cool - Check Out the New 83i Elections

    By Jeff Solomon, C.P.A., C.V.A., Managing Shareholder at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, PC

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  • What to Do with An Inherited Mortgage

    We may assume that when we inherit property, as from elderly parents, the mortgage is long paid off. But that's not always the case. Click through for advice on how to handle inherited property when it has a mortgage.

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  • Payroll Cards: Know the Full Story

    Despite being a viable option for unbanked employees, payroll cards have garnered a controversial reputation, largely due to concerns over fees and compliance. Click through for answers to frequently asked questions about payroll cards.

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  • Reducing Taxable Income for Seniors

    By Gary Weinman, CPA, Tax Partner at KN+S

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  • ACA Affordability Threshold to Rise in 2019

    One of the main requirements of the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate is that health coverage must be affordable, based on annual standards set by the IRS. Click through for the details on the 2019 increase for one of those standards.

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  • 2019 O.A.S.D.I. Tax Under F.I.C.A.

    Written by Mark H. Misselbeck, C.P.A., M.S.T., Tax Principal at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • How to Seek and Secure Investors for Your Business

    Searching for investors will require a substantial amount of your own effort, time, money and energy. Click through to wisely and mindfully work on pursuing investors to have a higher likelihood of reaching your goals.

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  • Let's Make a Deal: M&A Success

    Please join us for a panel discussion, reception and networking event on Tuesday, November 13th from 6-8pm.

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  • KN+S Fall Update

    KN+S Continues To Expand

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  • Gather All Your Papers for Taxes

    Don't find yourself frantically searching for information you need to file your tax return at the last minute. Click through to reduce filing difficulties and possibly your tax bill by knowing what documents to have at your fingertips.

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  • 2018 KNS Tax Update – Planning for Year-End

    Come take part in a free seminar at KN+S to discuss year-end planning for entities and individuals. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 28th.

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  • How to Work With OSHA After an Accident

    During the normal course of business, an employee may get sick or hurt -- at which point, you may need to complete OSHA Form 300. Click through for frequently asked questions about this form.

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  • QDIAs for Retirement Plans: Does Your Company Need Them?

    Having a qualified default investment alternative relieves you and plan fiduciaries of certain liabilities. Click through to enhance 401(k) plans by providing investments with potential for long-term growth regardless of how engaged employees are.

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  • When Is a Child Truly a Dependent?

    When is your child a child, at least in the eyes of the IRS? To claim your child as your dependent, your child must meet either of two tests. Click through to learn what the tests are and whether you meet them.

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  • Ohio is First State to Accept Cryptocurrency for Tax Payments

    By Carey Pigott, MSA, Senior Accountant at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • When Employees Cross State Lines

    Even small companies can find themselves with employees who have to commute across state borders to work. This can make payroll difficult. Click through for an introduction to the complex tax rules.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Handling the Matching Principle

    Your business operates on an accrual basis, but how do you record that in QuickBooks? Click through to ensure that you're reporting expenses correctly on your income statement in the same period as the related revenue.

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  • Tax Return Due Dates - Reminder

    Changes in Tax Return Due Dates - by KNS Tax Department

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  • How to Deploy a SEP IRA at Your Company

    Even a small company can offer a retirement plan, and the SEP IRA may be just the ticket. Click through for a description of how this kind of plan can help you and your employees.

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  • Manufacturing Tax Credits - Much to Consider - by Scott Callahan, KN+S Tax Department

    The manufacturing tax credits available for manufacturing businesses are applicable to a wide range of industries that aren't traditional manufacturing,  We are happy to help navigating the paperwork. 

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  • Changes in Massachusetts Local Property Taxes - by Mark Misselbeck

    Changes in assessments and valuation of property

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  • Welcome to the New Year - Now what?

    Welcome to 2017 - Some Thoughts - by Jeff Solomon

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  • Interactions with your CPA

    Some thoughts on how you and KN+S can work together  - by Sam Malatos

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  • Review or Audit? That is the Question

    Overview of the differences between an audit and review  - by Kerry Markey

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  • Proposed Regulations to Treatment of Certain Related-Party Debt as Stock

    On April 4, 2016, the US Treasury and the IRS published proposed regulations under IRC section 385 that would dramatically change the classification of certain related-party debt to stock (equity)

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  • To Lease or to Buy --

    It's an age-old question, whether a company is better off leasing or buying. But have you given it real thought? Click through to drill down into the details and learn what leasing, as opposed to buying, really mean - by Sarah Pratt

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  • Understanding your 401(k) Plan Audit Requirements

    A summary of the rules that require a Company's 401k plan to have an audit
    By Michael A. Clements, CPA/MST

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  • Deciding How and Whether to Pay Bonuses

    Additional remuneration in the form of performance bonuses or incentive payments can help retain good staff. Click through to get details on choosing how and whether the incentive or bonus should be paid.

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  • Estate Planning: The PBS Way

    Whether it's from public television, your alma mater or a local charity, you may very well receive requests from organizations asking you to remember them in your will. Click through to find out exactly what this means.

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  • Last-Minute Retirement Savings Rush

    You haven't saved much for retirement and you're in your 50s. Is it too late? Not necessarily. Click through to learn what you can still do to save for your retirement.

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  • How to Create a Mission Statement for Your Company

    It's wonderful when you read a firm's mission statement and it defines the business so well that it feels like strategy. How do you do it? Click through to read the five steps to creating a mission statement that's not generic, stale and completely useless.

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  • KNS Boston Harbor Cruise

    KNS Team on a cruise in Boston Harbor

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  • Special for Health Care: Know Your Business Taxes

    The devil is in the details when it comes to taxes and other payroll-related issues. Fortunately, the IRS is ready to help. Click through for an introduction to helpful guidance.

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  • Time to Think About Tax Scams

    Death and taxes are two of life's great certainties, as everyone knows, and along with taxes come tax scams, both new and old, every year. Click through to learn how to make sure you don't become a victim this year.

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  • Reminder of Form 1099 Due Dates

    A quick reminder about issuing Form 1099s

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  • IRS Issues 2017 Mileage Rates

    Reduced mileage rates  are reduced and reflect a decease in the price of fuel - by KNS Tax Department

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  • Don't Get Caught by IRA Rollover Rules

    You have a lot of flexibility with an IRA, but there are some important, and rigid, rollover rules. Don't find yourself accidentally violating them. Click through for information on a rollover rule many investors don't know about.

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  • 2017 Massachusetts 529 Plan Deductions

    Recent law changes permit Massachusetts residents to deduct 529 Plan Contributions - by Jeff Solomon

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  • KATZ, NANNIS + SOLOMON, PC takes pleasure in announcing that Bryan Q. McKeon, CPA, MSA has become a partner of the firm.   

    Promotion of Bryan Q. McKeon

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  • Is This Your Situation: Worried About Passing Value to Your Heirs

    Being an entrepreneur is a complicated process. You don't always have a blueprint to follow for future success. Click through to learn how to set up your business to pass the value on to your successors.

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  • KN+S Tax Partner - Alan Muster, CPA

    KN+S is happy to announce that Alan Muster has joined the firm as a Tax Partner

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  • What Do Your Restaurant's Financial Statements Say?

    If you're a restauranteur and you have to think for a few minutes if someone asks you whether you're making money, maybe you need to take better charge of your finances. Click through to learn how to get started.

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  • Depreciation for Small Businesses

    Some thoughts on Section 179 Depreciation - by Gary Weinman

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  • Forms W-2 and 1099 MISC Filing Date Changes

    Due dates for employers to file W-2s and 1099 Misc - by Mark Misselbeck

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  • Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) Reporting Changes

    FBAR refers to Form 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, that must be filed with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), which is a bureau of the Treasury Department - there are some changes in the filing requirements - by Caleb Berry

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  • An Overview of Possible Tax Law Changes

    A discussion of some possible changes under President-elect Trump.  By Mark Misselbeck 

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  • Start at the End - Preparing Your Company for a Transaction

    December 1, 7:30 AM at KN+S Offices

    800 South St. Waltham MA

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  • Year End Entity Tax Planning – Time is running out!

    It's time to start to think about 2016 taxes - By: Jeffrey D. Solomon, CPA, CVA

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  • How to Manage Overtime Under the New FLSA Rules

    LATE BREAKING NEWS: A November 22 ruling contains important changes to proposed rules on overtime regs.  Click through for the details on the rule that was to go into effect on December 1, and learn why that may not happen.

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  • Deciding Between Cash and Accrual Basis

    You're ready to start recording business transactions - Should you choose Cash or Accrual? - by Dan Roach

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  • Is This Your Situation: Your Business Is Spread Over Multiple States

    Expanding your business across multiple states can bring a lot of rewards, but you need to be aware of a variety of practical issues. Click through for an introduction to cross-border management issues.

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  • 2016 Personal Tax Organizer

    2016 Tax Organizer Overview - By Gary Weinman CPA- Tax Principal

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  • R&D Tax Credits for Small Business

    The IRS is offering certain small businesses the opportunity to access  R&D credits - by Scott Callahan, KN+S

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  • Cost Segregation Studies

    An Overview of Cost Segregation Studies - by Sarah Pratt

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  • Responsibility in a Financial Statement Audit

    A Brief Overview of Financial Statement Audits - by Bryan McKeon, KN+S Audit Department Leader

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  • Estate Planning Considerations

    An overview of some of the tax issues to consider for estate planning  - by Jeff Solomon

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  • Property Taxes: How Are They Calculated?

    Understanding how property taxes are calculated is critical to making sure the appropriate rate is charged. Click through to determine whether you're paying the lowest taxes possible and maximizing your returns.

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  • What to Know About Pensions and Taxes

    When you start a pension, you can choose to have federal and state taxes withheld from your monthly checks. Click through to see that if you withhold enough taxes, you won't owe money when you file your tax return.

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  • The Benefits and “Not So Benefits” of Fringes

    By Jeffrey D. Solomon, CPA, CVA, Managing Partner

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  • Gift Wisely in 2019

    By Jeffrey D. Solomon, CPA, CVA, Managing Shareholder

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  • Is This Your Situation: Using Financial Reports to Manage Your Business

    Pulling together monthly or annual financial reports can be tedious. And it can be difficult to find time to deal with all the numbers. Click through to learn how key financial reports can give you greater control of your business.

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  • Mark Misselbeck, CPA, MST, to Appear on Dan Rea's Nightside Radio Show

    Tuesday, February 19 at 8pm on WBZ 1030 AM

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  • What to Know About the SEP-IRA

    Small businesses and self-employed workers can use SEP-IRAs to help save for retirement. They're powerful and flexible plans that many don't even know about. Click through to find out how one might work for you.

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  • Identity Theft: Stay Safe With Your Taxes

    Imagine being the victim of a tax-related identity theft, and then you find out that the perpetrator claims a fraudulent refund. Click through to learn how the IRS is battling this problem to keep you safe.

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  • Opportunity Zones: Doing Well By Doing Good

    An opportunity zone, located in an economically distressed community, spurs investments via preferred tax treatment. Click through for an introduction to the specific conditions for this useful but complicated provision.

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  • Noncompete Agreements: What's the Deal?

    Noncompete agreements are designed to keep confidential business information safe, and in this infotech world, that's essential. Click through to find out exactly what these entail and what they mean for someone's future employment prospects.

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  • Tax Preparation – Business Entity Returns

    Anaiz Camargo, Jon Pearson, and Stephen Roy, Experienced Staff at Katz, Nannis + Solomon, P.C.

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  • Child and Dependent Care Credit

    You may be able to claim child and dependent care credit, which can put a lot of extra money into your pocket. But the rules can be complicated. Click through to help determine whether you might be eligible.

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  • The IRS and Private Tax Debt Collection

    As we head into tax season, taxpayers should know that the IRS continues to use several private collection agencies. How may this affect you? Click through for the details on how the program works and what your rights are.

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  • Tax Season Has Arrived!

    KN+S kindly requests all tax documents be submitted as soon as you have received them in order to timely process all returns.

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  • An Introduction to the Sales Tax for Manufacturers

    In the United States, 45 states, and many cities and counties, have sales taxes. Click through to learn some basics about this important business tax. By Anthony Vernaglia, Tax Partner KN+S

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  • What's the Deal on the Employer Identification Number?

    Do you need an EIN? Who needs it, and when? Click through to learn the details and make sure you are in compliance. - By Chris Locke, KN+S Tax Department

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  • When an Employee Faces a Wage Garnishment

    It's not your fault, but you're stuck in the middle: a court has ordered you to withhold wages from an employee's paycheck. Click through to learn how to keep this from getting messy.

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  • Are Adult Children Responsible for Their Parents' Care?

    Are adult children responsible for their parents' medical care, not just morally, but legally? Click through to learn what the rules are if you're one of the many people who live in a filial care state.

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  • Tax Advantages of Investing in Real Estate

    One of the biggest real estate tax advantages for investors is deductions, generally geared to rental properties. Click through to get more details on what can be a long-term investment.

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  • Leave Your Estate to Your Grandchildren

    There may be reasons to skip your children and leave most or all of your estate to your grandchildren. This is possible, but there are pitfalls. Click through to learn about generation-skipping transfer tax.

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  • Alternative Minimum Tax: Know the Deal

    Is the most dreaded acronym not the IRS anymore but AMT? Alternative minimum tax is a different way of calculating your tax liability. Click through to get rid of the AMT willies.

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  • Busy Season 2017 Update

    A brief update on tax season and some more new names and faces in the tax department here at KNS - by Jeff Solomon

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  • Can You Leave Your IRA to Charity?

    Looking to give yourself a tax break and do some good? It's legal, and often advantageous, to leave your IRA to a charity. Click through to learn the rules behind this strategy.

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  • Partnership Taxation: Know the Rules

    You are busy running your company that's a partnership  -  here's an introduction to partnership taxation rules, and some practical help in tax managemen - by Gary Weinman, KN+S Tax Department

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  • What Insurance Do Small Businesses Need?

    The world of insurance is a complex one, and it's essential to make sure your business is covered. Click through to learn the basics of business insurance so you can make the right decisions.

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  • Is This Your Situation: Worried About Passing Value to Your Heirs

    Being an entrepreneur is a complicated process. You don't always have a blueprint to follow for future success. Click through to learn how to set up your business to pass the value on to your successors - By Donna Elgart, KN+S

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