Should I Pay My Child Wages?

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Does It Make Tax Sense to Pay Jr? Your child probably knows a lot more about technology—from designing a website to posting on social media—than you ever will. At many family businesses, Junior may already be helping with a variety of digital and... Read More

Executor of Estate? Use our Executor Checklist as your Road Map

  • Aug 31st, 2017

The responsibilities of an Executor aren’t limited to deciding who gets which assets – it also means identifying all the decedent’s assets, and ensuring that the proper paperwork is filed with the IRS, the State and other agencies. To help you... Read More

Who will access your digital assets when you can’t?

  • Aug 29th, 2017

Proper Estate Planning Can Help Safeguard Your Digital assets An increasing number of individuals are utilizing online tools, including email, social media and other electronic applications. With a click of a keyboard, they can take care of everything... Read More

Own a foreign mutual fund? You may have a PFIC problem!

  • Aug 17th, 2017

PFIC is not a disease but, thanks to the IRS, if you’ve got one, you want to find a cure ASAP. If you own shares in a foreign-based mutual fund, you have a PFIC (Passive Foreign Investment Company). If you don’t do something about it, you are... Read More

Should I Pay my Spouse a Salary?

  • Aug 3rd, 2017

   It’s not worth the Taxes, Right? It is not uncommon for one’s spouse to work in the family business, whether as manager or in some other capacity. Assume that Nicole Neurologist owns a medical practice. Her husband, Josh, supervises billing... Read More

Payroll Tax Savings for NJ Employers- August Deadline

  • Aug 2nd, 2017

Did you check your NJ SUI rates? On July 28, 2017, the annual Notice of Employer Contribution Rates were mailed to all New Jersey employers. This is not a bill, but rather a summary of the way the NJ Department of Labor calculates your employer... Read More

Distribute by March 6, 2017 to Reduce 2016 Estate & Trust income taxes

  • Feb 20th, 2017

If you are the executor of an estate or the trustee of a trust, you should know that egregiously high income tax rates apply to estates and trusts at very low levels of income. In 2016, for estates and trusts, the 39.6% income tax rate as well as the... Read More

Delay of NJ 2016 refunds

  • Jan 26th, 2017

The New Jersey Division of Taxation will not begin issuing 2016 tax refunds until March 1, 2017. Due to enhanced efforts to protect NJ taxpayers from identity theft and refund fraud, early filers could experience delays in receiving their 2016... Read More

Immigration Eyes New 1-9

  • Jan 26th, 2017

What’s New? Beginning January 22, 2017, employers must use only the new Form I-9 as reported by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services on their website The new form is dated 11/14/2016 on the bottom of each page and expires... Read More

Managing NJ Dept. of Labor Audits

  • Jan 23rd, 2017

Pamela Avraham, CPA, partner in Urbach & Avraham, CPAs, will be presenting at the 2017 NJ Staffing Alliance (NJSA) Law Day VI which will be held on Feb. 8, 2017. She will discuss NJ Dept. of Labor (DOL) audits; how best to avoid them and to... Read More

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