Taxpayers filing forms 1099, W-2 and 1065’s will have earlier deadlines this season.
Despite much anxious hand-wringing, the bull market survived the Presidential Election results with only a couple of wobbles before finding its way back to firmer footing. Analysts have counted out this aging bull market, which will be 8 years old soon, many times – only to be surprised by its sturdy resilience. Perhaps we will see some major shifts in 2017, but for the moment uncertainty is the key word.
Technology experts anticipate that certain strong trends that debuted in 2016 will gain further momentum in the New Year. Here are some of the tactics and strategies that marketers expect to see:
A bond is a loan an investor makes to an organization in exchange for regular interest payments over a specific period of time. At the end of that period, known as its maturity date, the loan is repaid in full. A key differentiator as to whether a bond investment is safe or risky depends on to whom the loan is made.
Small business owners struggling to find health plans for their staff and facing limited affordable options will welcome new provisions that again allow them access to health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs). Under the revised Qualified Small Employer Health Reimbursement Arrangements (QSEHRAs), small business owners with less than 50 full-time employees are no longer prevented from helping pay for individual employee’s health insurance through reimbursement arrangements. As of Jan. 1, 2017, the revision effectively restores an alternative that had been popular with the small business sector prior to the launch of the Affordable Care Act.