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Year-End Reminder: Don't Forget FSAs

Posted on Wed, Nov 30, 2016
The holidays can be a joyous — but hectic — time of year. While you're juggling shopping for gifts, decorating your home and planning get-togethers with friends and family, it's easy to forget to spend any remaining funds in your Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) before New Year's Day. However, if you fail to observe the "use-it-or-lose-it rule," you could forfeit any money left over in your accounts, unless a special provision applies.

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Tags: Health FSAs, Year-End, Year-End Planning, Child and Dependent Care Credit, FSA

Is America Falling Behind in Workplace Skills?

Posted on Thu, Oct 24, 2013

Does America's workforce have the skills to compete in a global economy? A recent study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) found that U.S. workers scored below the international averages for literacy, numeracy and technology problem-solving tests. Here are some steps business owners can take to find and retain talented employees, as well as some shocking statistics about where the United States could be heading. 

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Tags: Tax Benefits for Private School, America Falling Behind, CPA Firm, Echelbarger, Child and Dependent Care Credit, EHTC