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Employee or Independent Contractor?

Monday, August 29th, 2011

By Joseph Arsenault, CPA & Founder of
Employers quickly realize that the cost of an employee is more than just their salary and bonus. The cost of benefits aside, the employer also pays FICA tax on wages paid to the employee . It doesn’t take long for employers to start asking the question, “Can I 1099 a worker and reduce payroll tax”?
The answer depends on the relationship between the employer
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Guest Post: Mid-Year Personal Tax Planning Tips from Cafe Tax

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

By Joseph Arsenault, CPA Founder of
A large majority of taxpayers wait until tax season to communicate with their tax professional to have their taxes prepared. Avoiding tax planning during the year can cost a taxpayer thousands of dollars. Tax planning can be useful, whether the tax return is simple or complex. This is a great time to consider possible strategies and decisions you can make in 2011 to decrease
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