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Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers

Governor Hochul allocated $1.2 billion from the State’s 2022/23 budget for the Healthcare Worker Bonus program (“HWB”) and the State has finally released the regulations surrounding these bonuses.

Taxable vs Non-Taxable Benefits

As it becomes harder to attract and retain talent and also to help deal with soaring inflation, many employers are looking for ways to provide employees with tax-free benefits in order to entice employees to join or stay and help mitigate the impact of the rising costs. However, both employers and employees need to be aware that even despite their best intentions, many benefits or incentives can be considered taxable income – which from the employer side would require both withholding and reporting and would be includable in income for employees.

Tax Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

In what many political pundits are calling one of the most surprising and unlikely outcomes ever, Senators Schumer and Manchin have finalized negotiations on a new bill which would include several tax proposals.  The new bill, called the “Inflation Reduction Act of...

NYS Unemployment Interest Assessment Surcharge Imposed for 2022

The New York State Department of Labor (DOL) has begun to mail out notices to employers in July 2022 called an Interest Assessment Surcharge (IAS), which will be used to cover the interest on these loans.

GOVERNOR HOCHUL ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $343 MILLION IN CHILD CARE PROVIDER GRANTS TARGETING WORKFORCE

There is another round of Day Care Subsidiary funding available! Applications are now available through November 30, 2022. Please see the press release below that provides more information and links to the application. Please let us know if you have questions or need...

NYS COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program

As part of the 2022-23 NYS Budget NYS included a new $250 million program called the “COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program” designed to assist small businesses who incurred costs as part their response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Details of this program were finally made clearer on June 28, 2022.

The Economic Crisis

Everyone is feeling the crunch in 2022, especially those who run businesses. Inflation is at a record high, employees are demanding better wages and better work environments, and the ability to get the products needed to do business has continued to be a major...

Burnout

First recognized as a syndrome in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO), burn-out has been on the rise for a number of years. While tight deadlines, high pressure, and stress have been part of working culture since the times of Henry Ford, the COVID-19 Pandemic,...

Succession Planning

A good succession plan can help: Transfer ownership when the time comes Maintain your lifestyle in retirement Provide for your heirs financially Prepare the business to handle unexpected events A succession plan is very important because life happens and unless you...

Energy Tax Credits

Many contractors are always looking for different ways to expand and grow. Energy efficiency incentives have been on the rise for years and many developers are looking to include these in upcoming projects both as responsible corporate citizens and to unlock these...
Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers

Bonus for NYS Healthcare Workers

Governor Hochul allocated $1.2 billion from the State’s 2022/23 budget for the Healthcare Worker Bonus program (“HWB”) and the State has finally released the regulations surrounding these bonuses.

read more
Taxable vs Non-Taxable Benefits

Taxable vs Non-Taxable Benefits

As it becomes harder to attract and retain talent and also to help deal with soaring inflation, many employers are looking for ways to provide employees with tax-free benefits in order to entice employees to join or stay and help mitigate the impact of the rising costs. However, both employers and employees need to be aware that even despite their best intentions, many benefits or incentives can be considered taxable income – which from the employer side would require both withholding and reporting and would be includable in income for employees.

read more
Tax Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Tax Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

In what many political pundits are calling one of the most surprising and unlikely outcomes ever, Senators Schumer and Manchin have finalized negotiations on a new bill which would include several tax proposals.  The new bill, called the “Inflation Reduction Act of...

read more
NYS COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program

NYS COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program

As part of the 2022-23 NYS Budget NYS included a new $250 million program called the “COVID-19 Capital Costs Tax Credit Program” designed to assist small businesses who incurred costs as part their response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Details of this program were finally made clearer on June 28, 2022.

read more
The Economic Crisis

The Economic Crisis

Everyone is feeling the crunch in 2022, especially those who run businesses. Inflation is at a record high, employees are demanding better wages and better work environments, and the ability to get the products needed to do business has continued to be a major...

read more
Burnout

Burnout

First recognized as a syndrome in 2019 by the World Health Organization (WHO), burn-out has been on the rise for a number of years. While tight deadlines, high pressure, and stress have been part of working culture since the times of Henry Ford, the COVID-19 Pandemic,...

read more
Succession Planning

Succession Planning

A good succession plan can help: Transfer ownership when the time comes Maintain your lifestyle in retirement Provide for your heirs financially Prepare the business to handle unexpected events A succession plan is very important because life happens and unless you...

read more