July 2015
Beyond the Bottom Line
Coming Soon - Unclaimed Property, Ad Valorem and Business Licenses
Alabama Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
Penalty Relief Pilot Program for Small Retirement Plans
It Is Up to Plan Sponsors to Track Loans, Hardship Deductions
BMSS Staff Promotions
Credit Union Roundtable on August 13th
June 2015
Advantages and Opportunities of Nonqualified Deferred Annuities (NQDAs)
IRS Reminds Businesses of Cash Transaction Reporting Requirement
Most Americans Regret the Way They Paid for College
Thieves Accessed Taxpayer Accounts at IRS
Alabama Accountability Act Updates
May 2015
Guide to Financial Statement Services: Difference Between Audit, Compilation and Review
Taxpayers with Foreign Assets Have June Deadlines for U.S. Tax Obligations
IRS Features Popular Educational Products for Small Business Week May 4-8
Payroll & Benefit Solutions Celebrates 10 Years
April 2015
Best Place to Work
Phishing Scam Alert - Reminder the IRS Will NOT Contact Taxpayers by Email
March 2015
IRS Identify Verification Service - Letter 5071C
Tools to Check Your Income Tax Return Refund
Church Connection
February 2015
A/E Advisory
BMSS Honors National Engineers Week
Tangible Property Regulations Update - Each Taxpayer on Case-by-Case Basis
Patrick Bowman Named a BBJ "Top 40 Under 40"
IRS2Go 5.0 Smartphone App to Check Your Tax Refund Status
Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal
Insight into Tax & Investments
Auditors Are Watching Your Websites for State & Local Tax Liabilities
January 2015
Karen Poist and Bill Lorimer Promoted to Member
Welcome New Employees
Summary of 2015 Alabama Taxes & Tax Incentives
Jefferson County Delinquent Tax Notices Sent in Error
BMSS Participating in Alabama Launchpad's Accounting Compliance Awards
2015 Maximum Qualified Retirement Plan Limits
Alabama Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is Feb 20- 23
Health Care Laws: What's New for Individuals & Families
December 2014
Warning About Phone Calls Claiming to be Alabama Department of Revenue
Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
BMSS Named a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in the US
2015 Mileage Rates
Estate Tax Deadline Approaches to Elect Portability
ADOR Reminder about Tax on Online Purchases
Jack Knight Retired December 31, 2014
Why You Need a Quality Employee Benefit Plan Audit
2015 Health Savings Accounts Rates
Payroll & Benefit Solutions Money Talks Newsletter
Construction Outlook for 2015

1099 Reporting Reminder

November 2014
Year-End Tax Planning
IRS Tips for Year-End Gifts to Charity
Beware Fake Phone Calls Claiming to be from Alabama Department of Revenue (Scam)
Personal Use of Company Auto
2015 Tax Benefits Increasing Due to Inflation
Alabama Taxpayer Identity Protection Program
Business Personal Property Tax Returns (Ad Valorems) Due 12/31
October 2014
Alabama Unclaimed Property Report Due November 1
National Church Administration Day is October 16
International Credit Union Day is October 16
Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 20 - 26
Changes to Inventory Computations for Retailers
Per Diem Rates for 2014 - 2015
October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month
September 2014
New HR Services from Payroll & Benefit Solutions
Changes to the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program
Sales and Use Tax Exemptions for Construction Projects for Certain Governmental Agencies (Updated Sept 2014)
Welcome New BMSS Employees and BMSS Employee Honors & Recognition
Retirement Planning - RMDs and QLACs
Beware Fake IRS Phone Calls
Cyber Liability and Network Protection Lunch & Learn
August 2014
Truckers Highway Use Tax Return Due Sept 2
July 2014
New Revenue Recognition Standard
New Form 1023-EZ for Small Not-for-Profit Organizations
Your Midyear Financial Tune Up
June 2014
What the Clippers Basketball Team Saga Means to Business Owners
May 2014
Update on BP Economic Loss Claims
Disaster Victims from April 2014 Storms in Alabama Qualify for Tax Relief
UBIT and State-Chartered Credit Unions
April 2014
ALERT: Corporate Records Service
IRS Warns of Email Scams
March 2014
Alabama Taxpayer Fairness Act
Uniform Alabama Limited Liability Company (LLC) Law
February 2014
Identity Theft Protection and Phishing Reporting from IRS
Health Care Reform's Employer Mandate Requirement Delayed Until 2016
New BMSS Employees & Employee News
January 2014
BMSS Names Scott Stevens and Patrick Bowman as Members
Henry Denbo Joins BMSS as a Member
New Electronic Process for Client Engagement Letters
New Threshold for Unreimbursed Medical Expense Deduction
Are You Prepared For the New OMB Supercircular?
December 2013
2013 Estate and Gift Planning Update
New Tax Developments in the Capitalization of Fixed Assets -"Repair" Regulations
November 2013
Automatic Gratuities Now Treated as Service Charges for Restaurants (Tax Change)
Modification to Use-or-Lose Rule for Health FSAs
Churches: US District Court Rules Clergy Housing Exclusion Unconstitutional
October 2013
IRS Reopens After Federal Government Shutdown
ONE SPOT - New Alabama Business Taxpayer Filing System
September 2013
REMINDER - October 1 Deadlines Under Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform)
Defense of Marriage Act and US Treasury and IRS Guidance
June 2013
Financial Reporting Framework for Small and Medium Sized Entities (FRF for SMEs)
May 2013
The Probate Process: Things to Consider
Making IRA Contributions
April 2013
IRS Report on Tax-Exempt Colleges and Universities Compliance Project
March 2013
New FMLA Poster Revised March 2013
New Form I-9 Updated March 2013
February 2013
Independent Contractors v. Employees - Misclassification and IRS Efforts
IRS Hot Topics for Tax-Exempt Organizations
Client Video Tutorials
January 2013
New W-2 Reporting Requirements for Businesses with 250 or More Employees
Fiscal Cliff Deal Passes
BMSS Announces Two New Members at Our Firm
December 2012
Q&A on Additional 0.9% Medicare Tax
November 2012
Employer-Owned Life Insurance Contracts
October 2012
401(k)-type Pension Plans Disclosures Due 11/14
September 2012
New Notice Requirements for Pension Plans
August 2012
Federal Law Preempts Alabama Statute Denying Tax Deduction for Illegal Alien Employees
Sponsors and Fiduciaries of 401(k)-type Pension Plans and Plan Participants
More Examination of Municipal Bonds and IRS Webinar on Tax-Exempt Bonds
Areas of Increasing IRS Activity and Audits
July 2012
BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Settlement Agreement
ALERT: Corporate Records Service in Florida
Supreme Court Upholds Healthcare Law
June 2012
Prepare for Disasters by Safeguarding Tax Records
May 2012
IRS Highlights Credits During Small Business Week
April 2012
Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act)
Alabama Heroes for Hire Act
March 2012
April 1st is Compliance Deadline for Alabama Immigration Law & E-Verify
DOL Final Regulations ERISA 408(b)(2)
February 2012
IRS Unveils New Version of Smartphone App; IRS2Go 2.0 Offers Videos, Tax Help
January 2012