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Use Incentive Compensation Plans to Maximize Productivity

Bonuses: They're not just for senior executives anymore. Many companies now offer performance-based incentives to rank-and-file personnel, too. Well designed employee compensation plans can have a big impact on motivation for employees to be more…

  • Chad Williams
  • Mar 21, 2017

Learn the IRS Red Flags That Can Trigger an Audit

What triggers an IRS tax audit? While the IRS isn't about to publish a list of items that cause an audit red flag, there are a number of items that are known to raise the…

  • Deb Weber
  • Mar 01, 2017

Recruit and Retain Good Employees with Benefit Programs

It's a lot more efficient to retain good employees than to find and hire new ones. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently asked its members how they are adapting their employee benefit programs…

  • Jackie Powell
  • Feb 17, 2017

Remember To Take Required Minimum Distributions at Age 70 1/2 Or Face Penalties

Did you know there's a stiff penalty if you fail to take timely distributions from your IRA? Once you turn age 70½, you must start taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from your traditional IRAs, including…

  • Sue Schloemer
  • Feb 17, 2017

How S Corporations Can Save on Federal Employment Taxes

If you own an unincorporated small business, you may be getting fed up with high self-employment (SE) tax bills. One way to lower your SE tax liability is to convert your business to an S…

  • Pete Abner
  • Feb 06, 2017

Employee, Partner or Both? Recent Developments Help You Decide

Are you an employee, a partner, a partner who doesn't know it — or a combination of these classifications? The answer can have serious tax implications. If you participate in a business that's operated as…

  • Chad Williams
  • Jan 19, 2017

A More Secure System for our Valued Clients

NETCLIENT CS - The Secure Online Portal from Kirsch CPA Group Exchange files, download finished documents, and more–from any high-speed Internet connection. In today’s fast past environment, you need access to your financial and tax…

  • Diane Glover
  • Jan 06, 2017

Kirsch Team Celebrates Milestones

Every year Kirsch CPA Group celebrates employees who have reached 5 year milestones. This year was extra special because two key contributors to the success of the firm celebrated long term milestones. 15 and 25…

  • Diane Glover
  • Dec 15, 2016

New Requirement for Ohio Tax Filers

In an effort to combat stolen-identity tax fraud, the Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT), the IRS and other income taxing states are requesting additional information this filing season. Taxpayers will be asked to provide information from their…

  • Deb Weber
  • Dec 15, 2016

The Link Between Employee Motivation and Your Compensation Philosophy

Do your employees understand your company's compensation philosophy? That was a question posed to human resource managers in a recent WorldatWork survey, Compensation Programs and Practices. According to the survey, almost one in five employers…

  • Becky Byrd
  • Dec 06, 2016