Unemployment Benefits Fraud

Unemployment Benefits Fraud Identity theft is an ongoing and increasing problem.  It seems that no matter how many steps we take to protect our identities, fraudsters can be one step ahead of us.  A new wrinkle is fraudulent unemployment benefit claims.  In this scenario, a fraudster will file a claim with the state unemployment office,…

Cybersecurity and You!

Cybersecurity and You! Cyber security is a quick way for your personal or business lives to be ruined in a very short time. People become targets of Cyber-attacks when they click on unknown links from unknown people or organizations with links and click on the link. The advent of malware and ransomware has allowed hackers…

IRS/Tax Scams

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Trust, but Verify Part 2

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Trust, But Verify

Trust, But Verify There is significant debate over whether there is validity to a management style of “trust, but verify”. There is no debating, however, that the old Russian proverb makes sense in considering an entity’s operations. As much as a business owner can, should and must trust their employees – especially those in positions…

Employee Payroll Tax Deferral Update

Employee Payroll Tax Deferral Update On August 28, 2020, the IRS issued Notice 2020-65 that provides some needed guidance for employers in regards to the employee payroll tax deferral described in the August 8, 2020 Presidential memorandum (often referred to as an “executive order.”). Though many questions are still unanswered, it addresses some key items. Insight: Although the IRS…