Using a Vehicle for Business: Q&A

Using a Vehicle for Business: AIRS rules and exceptions abound, but there are some questions we can answer simply.Next to your home, your car is probably the most expensive investment you make. And the costs of paying for and maintaining it can be considerable. Can you recoup some of your investment by claiming vehicle expenses on your tax return?Sometimes. The IRS has many restrictions on the business use of a vehicle, and those restrictions have many exceptions. Better to know these upfront than to have to correct a tax return…

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The Easiest Thing You Can Do Today To Avoid Wage and Hour Lawsuits

FLSA lawsuits are on the rise. (Just check out our interactive dashboard of more than 100,000 prosecutions throughout the U.S.) They’re up more than 133 percent from 2005 and it’s possible they’ll rise again with the rollout of the new overtime regulations this December. Unfortunately, this means that the likelihood of getting hit with a wage and hour dispute is high — but knowing what to do (and what not to do) can make all the difference. See full story on tsheets.com

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