Resources

Don’t Forget Your Mid-Year Payroll Withholdings Check-Up

As we officially enter the second half of the year, we’d like to remind you to perform a check-up on your tax withholdings. You probably know that many taxpayers were surprised with either reduced refunds or higher taxes due when they filed their 2018 taxes. Why did this happen? Because their 2018 income tax withholding was not sufficient throughout the year.

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Why You Should Never Take on the IRS Alone

It’s another normal day at the office, until you receive a letter from the IRS. You’re being audited. What do you do now? The first thing you should do is call your tax advisor! While you might be up to navigating an audit on your own, there are many reasons why utilizing a professional’s help will make or break the outcome of your audit.

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Why Buy-Sell Agreements Are a Journey, Not a Destination

In Cray Kaiser’s first audio blog, CK Principal Deanna Salo shares the journey of a closely-held business as they craft their buy-sell agreement. When the owners of the company were looking to exit, they decided it was time to dust off their original buy-sell agreement from the 1980s. What followed was a two-year process of education, emotion, and collaboration, ending with the signing of their brand-new buy-sell agreement.

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5 Mid-Year Accounting Clean Up Projects

It’s vital to get your accounting cleaned up before the year-end activities kick in and this is the perfect time of year to do it. Below are a few accounting projects you may want to consider taking on over the next few months. In the end it will set you up for success come December.

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5 Lessons Learned from the 2018 Tax Season

We’ve worked hard all fall and winter to help our clients prepare for April 15th, but how will our collective efforts pan out? While the work of tax season is fresh in our minds, we wanted to share our insights into the lessons learned during Cray Kaiser’s 47th tax season.

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7 Tax-Free Ways to Strengthen Your Business Benefits Package

The benefits package that your company offers is extremely important to your employees. How important? A survey performed by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that benefits are directly tied to overall job satisfaction for 92% of employees. More importantly, 29% of employees cited the overall benefits package at their current employer as the top reason to look for new employment in the next 12 months.

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