Can a Partner/LLC Member be Treated as an Employee?

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Estimated Read Time: 4.7 minutes. We are often asked whether an LLC, which is treated as a partnership for income tax purposes, can pay a member as an employee on a W-2 rather than simply making gross distributions from which the member pays self-employment taxes and makes quarterly estimated payments […] Read more »

NJ Opportunity to Compete Act Affects Job Applications

On March 1, 2015 New Jersey’s Opportunity to Compete Act (the “Act”) will take effect. In essence the law restricts employers with 15 or more employees from inquiring, either verbally or in writing (e.g. employment application) about a potential employee’s criminal record. However, this restriction applies only during the initial […] Read more »

Differential Pay for Active Military Duty

In Revenue Ruling 2009-11, the IRS ruled that the differential pay that employers pay to their employees while on active duty in the United States uniformed services for more than 30 days is subject to income tax withholding, but is not subject to Federal Insurance Contributions Act (“FICA”) or Federal Unemployment Tax Act […] Read more »

COBRA Compliance Mandates Seminar

Joseph M. Kempter, J.D., LLM, CPA presented on COBRA compliance mandates of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to the Estate and Financial Planning Council of Southern New Jersey on May 1, 2009 in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. The ARRA was enacted on February 17, 2009. It contains important new compliance mandates for […] Read more »

IRS Issues Series of Savings Incentive Rulings

The IRS has released seven new pieces of guidance for incentive rulings. The several revenue ruling and notices are intended as savings initiatives to make it easier and more automatic for employees to save. The guidance looks to encourage individuals to save more by: Providing guidance for employers to automatically enroll and increase the […] Read more »