SelfInformed

April 2014

  • Teens and Students: Help for Your Company When You Need It

    Apr 14, 2014

    Affordable help can be difficult to find for small businesses, especially when only part time or seasonal help is needed. Several sources for this help include teenagers, interns and foreign students. These potential employees can bring with them enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, and a vast wealth of untapped knowledge.

  • Ask The Experts: Tax Deductions

    Apr 14, 2014

    Q: My husband and I operate a corporation together, although business has slowed considerably. Last October, my husband got a job as a full-time employee for a government agency in Alaska, but he does most of the work remotely (there are others in the office who are also based elsewhere). However, he is required to show up in-person for two weeks each in January and April. We are wondering what, if any, of his related expenses can be deducted? Here are some examples of things we have purchased that we hope can be deducted:

  • Speaking of Success. . .

    Apr 14, 2014

    Mary G. Mora, founder of MGM Speakers Bureau, has been a NASE member since 2011. Her company is a talent agency that provides speakers for a wide range of engagements – they include inspirational and motivational speakers, keynoters, entertainers, masters of ceremonies, athletes, international authors, training consultants, life/business coaches, and more. MGM Speakers Bureau is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

  • Federal Guidance on HRAs Offered by Small Businesses Requires Clarification

    Apr 14, 2014

    On September 13, 2013, the Departments of Treasury, Health and Human Services, and Labor released Technical Release No. 2013-03, ”Application of Market Reform and other Provisions of the Affordable Care Act to HRAs, Health FSAs, and Certain other Employer Healthcare Arrangements.”