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With the constant swirl of changes in the business world, government regulation, and complexities of operations, it’s hard to stay on top of what most impacts your organization. Walz Group strives to provide you with news and information that is timely and relevant to you.

Most Recent Industry News

Brush Up on Campaign Contributions Rules

As it is a presidential election year, it is important to know the rules and limits for both individuals and businesses contributing to a candidate.

Contributing to a Company Roth 401(k) Account

Does your company offer a designated Roth account (DRA)? What is right for your situation and should you contribute?

Consider Taxes When Moving to a New State

Are you moving to another state for work or recently acquired a remote position to work from anywhere? It is important to be aware of state tax rules and implications.

Growth Strategies: How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Are you finding it more and more challenging to grow your business? This article addresses key tips and strategies to help take your business to the next level.

Don’t Overlook the Child Care Tax Credit

Find out if you qualify and do not miss out on this tax-saving opportunity for your business

Rules for Charitable Gaming Activities

Games such as bingo and poker can seem like a fun and easy way to increase revenue for your not-for-profit organization but be aware of the tax rules and local laws.

Chart a Tax Course for Business Travel

Do you travel for business? Recordkeeping is essential for both national and international travel, be sure to know the tax rules for deducting business travel expenses. Find out the tax benefits:

FAQs on the General Business Credit

What do you know about the General Business Credit (GBC)? Which businesses are eligible? What is included in the credit? Can you claim the credit? Find out here:

Tax Blueprint for the Construction Industry

If you work in the construction industry, make sure you comply with the current tax laws and regulations. In this article, find out common business expenses that can be deducted

How to Avoid Tax Pitfalls when Making Corporate Loans to Shareholders

This article explains how business owners or shareholders thinking of withdrawing funds from their corporation can stay within the tax rules and avoid consequences.

8 Red Flags for IRS Audits

Are you afraid of getting your tax return audited by the IRS? Watch out for these eight red flags that can trigger an IRS audit.

Should Married Couples File Jointly or Separately?

After you get married, there are two ways to file your federal income tax return-married filing jointly or married filing separately. Find out which option is best for you

Estate Planning Isn’t Just for the Wealthy

Did you know Estate Planning is important for all individuals and income levels, not just the wealthy? Find out the ways you can benefit:

Examine 6 Factors to Classify Workers as Employees or Independent Contractors

Business owners, be aware of a new rule that provides six factors to determine if the employment status of a worker should be classified as independent contractor or employee.

Know What to Expect From Taxes in Retirement

Are you saving and planning to set yourself up for a relaxing retirement? Follow this article to find out what you need to know about paying taxes after you retire. Plan now, to protect your nest egg.

Will You Qualify for the Home Sale Gain Exclusion?

Selling your home? Do you understand and meet the requirements for the home sale gain exclusion? Find out if you qualify and if a home office can affect your home sale gain exclusion.

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