According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, "to 'discriminate' against someone means to treat that person differently, or less favorably, for some reason." If the discrimination is linked to workplace-related situations, then it is considered employment discrimination, which is illegal.
Let's say you have employees who experienced a major life change within the past year. Whether it be switching jobs, getting married or increasing the number of people in their family, there are many reasons why someone might be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
When you make your mortgage payment each month, a portion of your dollars will go toward paying down your loan's principal balance. But a good chunk of your payment will also go toward paying the interest that your loan accrues.
How does the Social Security system work, and how do you decide what's right for you? Well, receiving benefits is an option available to you as early as age 62, but choosing to receive benefits this early may decrease your benefits by up to 30%. Nonetheless, opting for early retirement could lead to increased benefits if you choose to invest them rather than spend them.
Solar panels have become more popular than ever among homeowners. With more affordable installation and material costs, many people are installing solar panels on their homes. It might be worth considering especially if you live in a sunny region and want to offset some of your energy costs. Here is what you need to know.
In the recently released Rev. Proc. 2023-23, the IRS has made annual inflation adjustments to health savings accounts:
The hybrid experiment has gained traction. By 2023, Gallup research indicated the numbers among U.S. workers had stabilized at about 28% performing exclusively remotely, 20% on-site and 52% working in a hybrid arrangement. Whether those proportions persist will depend on the overall economy and labor market and whether recession tilts the balance.
The form that your business is categorized as is a very important decision that you should not take lightly. As you start your business and set the stage for your company's future, you will operate as either a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or pass-through or corporate entity.
The home mortgage interest deduction is as American as apple pie, but since 2017 when the tax law for this deduction was passed, there have been some changes. For starters, and most notably, the maximum mortgage principal that made homeowners eligible for the interest deduction has been lowered. It was originally $1 million and is now $750,000.
As an employer, one of your main goals should be keeping your employees happy. And you can keep your employees happy without losing favorable 401(k) tax benefits, paying penalties or facing liabilities.
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