VoIP is the Way to Go For Small Businesses

When you have a small business enterprise, budget consideration is something that tops your priority list. At the same time, as a business firm, you need to be in constant touch with your clients and customers. This is where VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) comes into picture. So what does it exactly do? Basically, a VoIP phone system works by transmitting your voice over the Internet as data. It is a hassle-free form of communication with simple installation and maintenance procedures. There are a number of benefits of VoIP when compared to traditional, hard-line phone systems - the reason why this system has become such a rage. Read on to know how VoIP is beneficial for small sized business firms.

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2013 Changes to Medicare & Medicaid

On January 1, several important changes to Medicare and Medicaid mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) took effect.

This Legislative Alert provides a brief update of many of those changes. For any specific legal or financial advice, it is recommended that you consult with a licensed professional in your state.

Medicare Tax Increase

Beginning on January 1, employers must withhold an additional 0.9 percent Medicare tax from employee paychecks with incomes over certain thresholds.
See the questions below to learn more.

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Changes to Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

On December 28, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a long anticipated proposed regulation that clarifies the employer shared responsibility provisions created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The proposed rule, which is based upon Section 1513 of PPACA and is now codified in Section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code, has emerged as a cause of concern for many large employers.

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