Dent Moses Blog

Tax Reform Bill Key Points

With the House releasing a comprehensive 429-page tax reform bill last week, many people are curious as to how the proposed tax bill will impact their personal taxes as well as their businesses. We have outlined some key details of the House plan below, but it is important to note that the Senate is working… Read more »

How to Protect your Identity After a Breach

With the major data breach that just took place with Equifax, many people are on high alert regarding their personal information and credit reports. If you are worried or concerned about protecting your personal information, you can place a fraud alert and/or a credit freeze on your credit report. Both of these options provide an… Read more »

Equifax Breach – What To Do

We are sure you have heard about the breach at Equifax potentially affecting over 140 million people. If you have not done so already, we encourage you to check to see if your information has been compromised. Please go to the Equifax Credit Monitoring Enrollment link below and click “Begin Enrollment.” Equifax is offering credit monitoring for a… Read more »

IRS Phishing Scheme

The IRS has published a warning against a new phishing scheme. This new email scam uses logos for both the IRS and the FBI and then asks you to click a link to fill out a questionnaire. Once you click the link, ransomware is downloaded to your computer. Please be aware that the IRS will… Read more »

Unclaimed Property – Could Some Of It Be Yours?

Each year, unclaimed or abandoned assets are turned over to Alabama Unclaimed Property by financial institutions and businesses that lose contact with the owners. Currently, there is more than $400 million in unclaimed funds being held by the State of Alabama. These assets may be in the form of cash, stocks, uncashed checks, utility deposits,… Read more »

Where’s Your Refund?

If you have not received your refund, the IRS and state governments have tools  to check the status – including mobile apps. You’ll need basic data like your social security number and the exact amount of anticipated refund. Where’s My Refund? Federal Federal – IRS2Go mobile app Alabama The IRS website updates only once per… Read more »

2016 – 2017 Key Payroll Facts and Figures

Our “Key Payroll Facts and Figures” booklet has a quick reference guide, a few forms you might need, and a list of helpful links. You can find the guide by clicking the link above or by heading to the Resources tab on our website. If we can answer any questions regarding the information in the… Read more »

Overtime Regulations – effective December 1, 2016

Earlier this year, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued final rules that made changes to the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) effective December 1, 2016. The DOL estimates more than 4 million workers who were formerly exempt from overtime will now be legally entitled to overtime pay (at a rate of… Read more »

Revised Due Dates for 2016 Returns

Legislation passed in July of 2015 modifies the due dates for many tax returns beginning with the 2017 filing season (2016 returns). The act sets new due dates for the returns listed below as well several others: Partnerships – 2016 calendar year partnership returns will be due March 15th (formerly April 15th). Fiscal year partnerships… Read more »