Resources

Cray Kaiser Employee Spotlight: Dawn Nadle

In Cray Kaiser’s Employee Spotlight series, we highlight a member of the CK team. We couldn’t be more proud of the team we’ve grown and we’re excited for you to get to know them. This month we’re shining our spotlight on Dawn Nadle.

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2020 – 2021 Tax Planning Guide

Although you can’t avoid taxes, you can take steps to minimize them. This requires proactive tax planning – estimating your tax liability, looking for ways to reduce it and taking timely action. To help you identify strategies that might work for you, we’re pleased to present the 2020 – 2021 Tax Planning Guide.

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10 Tips for Budgeting & How QuickBooks Online Can Help You

While there are still likely to be uncertainties next year, better days are ahead! And in the meantime, you can start proactively planning for 2021 by creating a budget. Your budget will increase your awareness of all of your projected income and expenses, which may make it less likely that you’ll find yourself constantly running short on funds. Here are 10 tips for budgeting so you can make your process more effective and realistic.

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Are You Ready for the Switch to Form 1099-NEC?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has resurrected a form that has not been used since the early 1980s, Form 1099-NEC (non-employee compensation). This form will be used to report non-employee compensation in place of Form 1099-MISC, which has been used since 1983 to report payments to contract workers and freelancers. Form 1099-MISC has also been used to report rents, royalties, crop insurance proceeds and several other types of income unrelated to independent contractors.

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Here’s Why the IRS Still Hasn’t Cashed Your Check

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) furloughed many of its employees or had them work from home to mitigate the spread of the virus. Many IRS offices remained shuttered for months, thus a backlog of millions of pieces of unopened mail, including IRS checks, accumulated in trailers set up outside IRS facilities.

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Foreign Account Reporting: What You Need to Know About the October 15 Deadline

All United States entities (including citizens and resident aliens as well as corporations, partnerships, and trusts) with financial interests in or authority over one or more foreign financial accounts (i.e. bank accounts and securities) need to report these relationships to the U.S. Treasury if the aggregate value of those accounts exceeds $10,000 at any time during the year. Failure to file the required forms can result in severe penalties.

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How States are Reshaping Nexus Laws for Remote Employees Due to COVID-19

As more and more organizations make the decision that their staff members can work from home either permanently or on a long-term basis, they may need to take a closer look at how nexus laws will be addressed — especially as several state governments are beginning to address work-from-home employees in terms of nexus and on tax revenue.

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