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REMINDER! For All New Businesses Or New Business Owners in 2016

Friday, March 03, 2017
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QuickBooks Scam Alert

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

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HMV in the Community - Northeast Louisiana Young Professionals

Monday, January 16, 2017

On January 10th at Restaurant Sage, Melissa Mitcham, a tax partner in our Monroe office, spoke to the Northeast Louisiana Young Professionals at their monthly meeting. The topic of discussion "Trump & Taxes - What's Going to Happen" focused on the proposed tax provisions under the Trump administration. While no new laws have been passed at this point, the purpose of the conversation was to give the public an idea of the impact these tax proposals could have on individuals and small businesses.  Read more...

HMV in the Community - Sci-Port: Louisiana's Discovery Science Center

Monday, January 16, 2017

I believe the holidays are a time spent for giving.  This holiday season, the Retirement Plan Services department was asked to give back to Sci-Port: Louisiana's Discovery Science Center. Led by our department's Partner-In-Charge and Sci-Port's Chairman of the Board, Dare Johnson, we happily accepted this opportunity to give back. The day was spent discovering our hidden talents as we painted a mural of the well-known and historic Centenary amphitheater in Sci-Port’s newest exhibit, POP! The Power of Play exhibit, features a fun, interactive and educational environment for children 8 years of age and under.   Read more...

Employee Benefit Plan Audits

Monday, January 16, 2017

Last year, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) sent letters to Employee Benefit Plan Administrators informing them of the importance of hiring a qualified and experienced CPA firm. As the Plan Administrator, the DOL letter urged you to exercise care in selecting a CPA firm that possesses the requisite knowledge of plan audit requirements and expertise to perform the audit in accordance with professional auditing standards, and to consider the following factors in ascertaining the qualifications of a CPA firm to perform your plan’s audit: Read more...

Estimated Taxes

Monday, January 16, 2017

Some, but not all, taxpayers need to make estimated tax payments.  The IRS has a “pay as you go” system.  This means the IRS requires taxes to be paid either through withholding or estimated tax payments as you earn income, not just at the end of the year when you file a tax return.  Estimates are usually necessary when a taxpayer does not have enough withholding form their salary or retirement income.  In addition, taxpayers that receive other types of income such as interest, dividends, business income, capital gains, prizes, etc. may be required to make estimated tax payments. Read more...

Time For Action

Friday, January 06, 2017
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Basic Rules for Payroll Tax Deposits

Monday, September 26, 2016
Payroll tax deadlines can be difficult to understand.  Here are some basic rules to help you with your federal payroll tax due dates.  Read more...

HMV in the Community - Advised Fund Update

Monday, September 26, 2016

It’s September in Louisiana, in other words, school is in session, hunting season(s) have opened and best of all, tailgating and watching football is back on the weekend agenda! Our HMV Advised Fund committee would like to share with you our current “stats” and how we are planning for another successful year. Read more...

Beware of Fake IRS Tax Bill Notices

Friday, September 23, 2016

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