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SA Oct News: QB 2015, Autumn Payroll Checkup, 2015 Tax Predictions, and more….

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QuickBooks and Bookkeeping News

Another year has almost gone by and the new QuickBooks 2015 is out.  This three page article discusses the new features in all versions.  Also be sure to check out our product page for discounts.

If you are using QuickBooks 2012, you will need to upgrade your software this coming May if you want to continue using some features such as payroll and online banking downloads.

Creating Subtotal Items is handy if you need to total items on sales forms to apply a percentage discount or a surcharge to several items.

Intuit offers a handy New User Resource Center, which describes the common mistakes that new users tend to make and the how to avoid making them.

 

Seacoast Accountability is now offering affordable QuickBooks classes!  Email us at info@SeacoastAccountability.com, or call us at (603) 834-1271, for further details.

Save up to 35% on QuickBooks 2014 software and products when you purchase from our website at www.SeacoastAccountability.com.


Payroll and Employee News

It is time to get ready for year-end payroll processing.  Get yourself and your employees ready by doing an Autumn Payroll Checkup.  Verify addresses, obtain updated employee forms and other tasks to make your W-2 processing more accurate this year-end.

Simplify W-2 and pay stub distribution to your employees by using View My Paycheck.  You can provide this online access to your employees if you or your payroll provider use QuickBooks to process payroll.

NEW in QuickBooks 2015, you can Track Employee Information, even if you don’t have an annual subscription or bundled payroll service.  Track marital status, emergency contact information, termination information and much more.

More and more, we are seeing states and the IRS cracking down on Independent Contractor status.  Understand the distinction between independent contractors and employees to avoid costly penalties.
Avoid the headaches-Seacoast Accountability payroll services start at $100 per month.


Taxes

Is a Roth IRA a good choice for you?  Learn how a Roth IRA works and how to make the most of your Roth IRA.

Limits on Tax-Free Gifts are projected to increase for 2015.  Learn what you can gift, the current limit and what’s expected for the coming year.

Bloomberg BNA is predicting that taxpayers may get some relief from the increases in Tax Brackets and Exemption Amounts projected for 2015.

Don’t forget that October 15th is the deadline to file your personal income tax return, if you filed for an automatic six month.

Is your tax return getting too complicated to do yourself? Give us a call! 

Small Business News

In Small Business, Success Is Spelled With 5 “C”s is a detailed article on balancing five critical factors every small business should be addressing.

Marketing doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  Here are 17 FREE Marketing Ideas that we have found productive for our company.

Several Seacoast, NH local resources are available to answer questions, provide you with seminars and training, and brainstorm with you to better your business:
Dover Chamber of Commerce Small Business Series
NH Small Business Development Center
Seacoast NH SCORE
Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce
Small Business Administration New

Seacoast Accountability is looking for professionals who would like to have a link on the resource page of our website.


Disclaimer: This post is intended to provide general information about the subjects posted.  It should no way be construed as tax or financial advisement.  We do not endorse any website or product introduced here.  Please contact Seacoast Accountability, a CPA, or a tax professional to discuss your particular tax or financial situation.

Seacoast Accountability
8 Commerce Way Suite 3
PO Box 494
Barrington, NH  03825
603-834-1271
http://www.seacoastaccountability.com/