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Apr
11

On April 1, 2014, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014. The new law delayed scheduled Medicare payment reductions from taking effect on April 1, 2014 and extends the ICD-10 implementation deadline until at least October 1, 2015. Scheduled Medicare Payment Reductions for Physicians and Other Healthcare Providers The….

Apr
08

Don’t hit that snooze button….your taxes are due on April 15th. CRI’s tax professionals are focused on the clock to ensure our clients tax returns are filed by the deadline. Be sure to check out CRI’s top 2014 tax blogs: Home Office Expenses That You May Be Able to Deduct Tax Credit or Tax Deduction? Which….

Apr
04

The Send General Journal Entries (SGJE) feature (found in 2013 and 2014 QuickBooks® Accountant and QuickBooks® Enterprise Accountant) sends specific journal entries to a recipient via email or file download. Once downloaded, the entries can easily be imported into the company files. The SGJE feature can be accessed by selecting Accountant, Send Journal Entries.  By….

Apr
01

If you work from home, you may be able to take a home office deduction whether you are self-employed or an employee.

Mar
28

5 Common Mistakes and Solutions for 401(k) Plan Administrators

 

Because 401(k) plans are regulated by both the IRS and the Department of Labor, the possibility of deficiencies is high – and they can be costly to correct. By annually performing more than 250 employee benefit plan (EBP) audits, CRI ranks in the top 2% of EBP audit firms nationally. CRI’s extensive expertise translates into effective best practices and processes for our employee benefit plan clients.

Watch Kelly Bollinger and Mahlon Sanford discuss the five most common mistakes and solutions for 401(k) plan administrators.

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Mar
25

Which is best from an income tax perspective—a tax credit or a tax deduction? Deductions and credits work differently, but both can be powerful tax-savings tools. The availability of tax deductions and tax credits depends on each taxpayer’s situation. Individuals may be only be eligible for a specific tax deduction but not a credit. Tax….

Mar
21

A perfect storm of federal and state cuts to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements have converged over the healthcare industry. How do community hospitals weather the storm? The answer is by understanding how reimbursements are being calculated today, keeping an eye on the horizon for future changes to those calculations, and taking advantage of opportunities to….

Mar
18

The key to long-term investment success is similar to a game of poker since knowing when to hold on versus sell investments is the crux of the strategy. When played successfully, the results are a “royal flush” of tax savings. The long-term gains rate is 15% for most taxpayers, if investments are held for more….