April 2018

Do Employers Have to Compensate Hourly Technicians for Travel Time?

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has issued a new Opinion Letter on whether employers…

Capital Gains Rates Before and After the New Tax Law

Are you confused about the federal income tax rates on capital gains and dividends under the Tax Cuts and Jobs…

Petersburg Shred-It Event, May 19 @ 10:00 am

Join us on Saturday, May 19th from 10:00AM-12:00PM for free paper shredding at the Tri-Cities office of Mitchell Wiggins, Certified…

Save or Shred? Follow These Recordkeeping Guidelines

Are you a record-keeping pack rat?  Many individuals and businesses hold onto paper and digital records indefinitely – just in…

Go Green, Save Green: Tax Breaks for Saving Energy

Earth Day is April 22. This occasion reminds us to consider implementing changes to help reduce the amount of energy…

Last Chance to Claim the Domestic Production Activities Deduction

The U.S. corporate tax rate has historically been among the highest in the world. Years ago, Congress created the domestic…

Good Reasons to File Extensions for 2017 Returns

The countdown to Tax Day has begun! The deadline for filing your 2017 individual income tax return this year is…