• Health Care Law Brings Changes to IRS Tax Forms

    This year, there are some changes to tax forms related to the Affordable Care Act. Along with a few new lines on existing forms, there will also be two new forms that will need to be included with some tax returns. While most taxpayers will simply need to check a box on their tax return to indicate they had health coverage for all of 2014, there are also new lines on Forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ related to the health care law. To help navigate these changes, taxpayers and their tax professionals should consider filing their return electronically. Using tax

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  • IRS: Top Five Reasons to E-file

    Are you still using the old school method of doing your taxes? Do you still mail paper forms to the IRS? If so, make this the year you switch to a much faster and safer way of filing your taxes. Join the nearly 126 million taxpayers who used IRS e-file to file their taxes last year. Here are the top five reasons why you should file electronically too: 1. Accurate and easy. IRS e-file is the best way to file an accurate tax return. The tax software that you use to e-file helps avoid mistakes by doing the math for

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  • HR program at SWTC January 14

    Governmental Intervention – is it helping or hurting your business’s bottom line? Come learn about the impact of federal and state legislation on your business for 2015. Bob Milner (VP with City Nation Bank and Trust and Vice Chair for Governmental and Military Affairs – Chamber of Commerce) along with Bill Phelps (Lobbyist and Consultant with Bill Phelps and Associates) will examine essential legislative, regulatory, local government, and operational issues influencing your private and non-profit business. When: Wednesday January 14, 2015 from 11:45 AM to 1:00 PM CST (Room 115 at SWTC) This will be an interactive distance program between

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  • Welcome to the new SWTC BisBlog!

    Each Friday (and as important information comes across our desks) we will be publishing a new Blog Post that will contain information that we hope is beneficial to you personally or to your business. If you have questions, concerns, or topics you would like to see addressed on this blog, please feel free to comment in the appropriate space on the BisBlog OR email one of the Bis team and we will attempt to find what you need. Our Administrative Assistant’s direct phone line is 580-480-4723 or email dthompson@swtech.edu, trabalais@swtech.edu or lmiller@swtech.edu. We are looking forward to communicating with you

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  • 11-12-13 Blog

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  • 11-13-13 Blog

    Starting a business? Confused about the planning, legal and regulatory steps you should follow? Check out these 10 steps (furnished by the IRS) to help you begin your venture into entrepreneurship!   Did you know that home-based businesses are required to hold permits to operate legally in most states? What about incorporation? Many new businesses assume they need to incorporate or become an LLC from the get-go – but the truth is, more than 70 percent of small businesses are owned by un-incorporated sole proprietors (although even this group is required to register their businesses). So, variables aside, there are

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  • 10-22-13 Blog

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