Preventing a Data Breach

Today, virtually all businesses collect and store personal information about customers, employees, and others. The frequency of data breaches — the theft, loss or mistaken release of private information — is on the rise.

Tax Reform Bill Includes Repeal of Individual Mandate

On Dec. 20, 2017 Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which makes significant changes to individual and corporate provisions of the U.S. tax code, including a reduction in the corporate tax rate to 21%, down from 35%, beginning in 2018.

ACA Compliance Update

Many employers were hoping for a pass or an extension on their filing and reporting responsibility in 2018. Unfortunately, at the writing of this newsletter, we have not received any guidance regarding IRS extensions to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) filing deadlines. The current mandates continue to be the law.