The attached documents highlight the new 2016 Department of Labor overtime rule. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office. Widmer Roel Letter to Clients-2016 FLSA Overtime Rules DOL Fact Sheet 17A Exemption for Employees under FLSA DOL Nonprofit Guidance to 2016 Overtime Rule DOL Private… Read More»
Juan Martinez, Andrew Huus and Keith Rutherford (not pictured) representing Widmer Roel at the Accounting Career Fair.
Randy Heller, Mindy Young and Mike Misheski representing Widmer Roel at Meet the Firms.
Tax planning for small business owners isn’t restricted to the end of the year. There is plenty you can do in the summer months to reduce your 2016 tax liability. Here are six moves to consider now. Business Equipment Thanks to recent legislation, the Section 179 deduction and bonus depreciation… Read More»
For almost the entire past decade, interest rates held steady at near-zero levels. Then, in mid-December 2015, the Federal Reserve raised rates by one-quarter percentage point. Market watchers and economists expect further rate increases in the coming months. How will you be affected? Technically speaking, only the federal funds rate… Read More»
The “extender” tax legislation passed in December made permanent many well publicized tax deductions. But a peek under the hood reveals some lesser-known changes that could impact your taxes. Payroll penalties. Beginning in 2017, small errors (generally $100 or less) on information returns such as Forms W-2 and 1099 will… Read More»
In mid-December 2015, Congress extended tax deductions and credits that had been scheduled to expire. Here are several you can benefit from as you prepare your 2015 personal and business federal income tax returns. Child credit. You can claim this $1,000 tax credit for each qualifying dependent child who was… Read More»
The Widmer Roel family is mourning the loss of a wonderful friend and partner. Stan Sandvik passed away on January 28, 2016 in Texas. Wright Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements and you may visit their website for a full obituary https://shar.es/1hV3rg. Please keep the Sandvik family in… Read More»
The AICPA has identified Widmer Roel as one of the 500 largest firms in the United States. There are more than 45,000 firms within the AICPA’s membership. G400 is the AICPA’s initiative focused on helping firms gain greater insight into the opportunities, concerns and challenges of running a practice. The… Read More»
This two track conference, one track for first-time attendees and another track for returning attendees, introduced CPAs with four to 10 years of accounting experience to other future leaders and exposed them to valuable lessons which they brought back to their firms. First-time attendees were immersed in relationship building, leadership… Read More»