Alerts

December 2014
Beyond the Bottom Line
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 to Retire December 31, 2014
Why You Need a Quality Employee Benefit Plan Audit
Career Opportunities at BMSS

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 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
Payroll & Benefit Solutions Money Talks Newsletter
 
July 2014
New Revenue Recognition Standard
Second Quarter Tax Developments
Welcome New BMSS Employees
New Form 1023-EZ for Small Not-for-Profit Organizations
BMSS Staff Promotions
2014 IRS Federal, State and Local Governments Newsletter
Your Midyear Financial Tune Up
 
June 2014
Alabama Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is August 1 - 3
What the Clippers Basketball Team Saga Means to Business Owners
Injunction Issued for Alabama Accountability Act and Scholarship Granting Organizations
Penalty Relief Pilot Program for Small Retirement Plans
 
May 2014
Update on BP Economic Loss Claims
Disaster Victims from April 2014 Storms in Alabama Qualify for Tax Relief
Taxpayers with Foreign Assets Have June Deadlines for U.S. Tax Obligations
UBIT and State-Chartered Credit Unions
 
April 2014
ALERT: Corporate Records Service
IRS Warns of Email Scams
 
March 2014
Best Places to Work
Record Retention Guidelines
Alabama Taxpayer Fairness Act
Uniform Alabama Limited Liability Company (LLC) Law
Update on BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Settlement Economic Loss Claims
House Ways and Means Tax Reform Proposal
Obama Budget Proposal Includes Tax Provisions
 
February 2014
Identity Theft Protection and Phishing Reporting from IRS
IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams
Health Care Reform's Employer Mandate Requirement Delayed Until 2016
Tools to Check Your Tax Refund Status
New BMSS Employees & Employee News
Alabama Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday is Feb 21 - 23
 
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
Alabama Tax Filing Tips & New Requirements from Department of Revenue
New Threshold for Unreimbursed Medical Expense Deduction
Are You Prepared For the New OMB Supercircular?
2013 Form 990 Instructions
 
December 2013
2013 Estate and Gift Planning Update
New Tax Developments in the Capitalization of Fixed Assets -"Repair" Regulations
2014 Adjustments for Pension and Retirement Plans
IRS Standard Mileage Rates for 2014
 
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
IRS Per Diem Rates for 2013 - 2014
 
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
Vehicle Property Tax and Registration Renewal Deadlines Extended in Jefferson County
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
2012 Tax Policies of the Major Presidential Candidates
New Notice Requirements for Pension Plans
Advisory to Taxpayers Filing Alabama Schedule CR
 
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
House Votes to Extend Bush Tax Cuts
 
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
Barfield on Tech
 
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