Making it Safe For Older Employees

The typical career path for an older individual is to move into management, but there are many older workers who choose to stay in less prestigious positions. In some industries, this means that they are choosing a physical position (moving boxes) over a mental position (sales and management). The retirement age in America is now …

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Is ADEA Protection Enough to Safeguard 78 Million Baby Boomers?

President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) into law in 1967. The scope of the ADEA protection involved the banning of discriminatory practices within the workforce against workers who had surpassed the age of forty. Congress had received enough data verifying that the older workers of America were being unfairly …

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How to Spot Hospice Fraud in Nursing Homes

There is evidence of a growing epidemic of hospice fraud and abuse occurring in nursing homes around the country. The topic of “end-of-life” care has been receiving an increasingly alarming amount of attention since about the early 1990’s. Part of the reason it is being scrutinized is the rapid influx of thousands of private businesses …

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How to Protect Yourself From Commodities Fraud

Stock and investment scams are something that has been on people’s minds quite a bit in recent decades. Unethical activities of unscrupulous investors, scam artists, and even respected financial institutions have caused the federal government to increase its diligence in uncovering stock and commodities fraud. But, it is not just the responsibility of government to …

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When to Hire a Federal Employee Discrimination Attorney

Selecting the right discrimination attorney after being unfairly treated as a federal employee due to age, race, physical ability, religion, sex, or other defining factors is an important first step when it comes to winning or losing a case of prejudice. Federal employees have enjoyed a full range of rights that have been established by …

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How Medicare Fraud Costs Taxpayers $60B a Year

Medicare fraud in the U.S.A. is a bleeding ulcer on the side of a taxpayer funded healthcare system. Each year the total of tax revenue lost to unethical business practices, and outright scams within the health care industry, are estimated at over $60 billion. To put that into perspective that’s enough money to end world …

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Federal Tax Identification Number: How to Get an EIN Online

An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to taxpayers who are required to file business tax returns. EINs are used by: Employers Sole Proprietors Corporations Partnerships Non-profit Associations Trusts Estates of Decedents Government Agencies Certain individuals Other business entities You need an EIN if: Your business …

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3 Ways to Assure Your Pet’s Well-Being Without You

People who love their pets sometimes forget that disability or death may cause them to not be able to care for their beloved animal companions. Here are several ways you can make certain that your pets will be well cared for if the unexpected happens.   Before You Make a Final Decision: Find and Appoint …

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Work-in-Progress and Construction Contractors

Does your CPA sound like the parents of Charlie Brown every time Work-In-Progress is discussed? And are you tired of how Work-In-Progress changes your financial statements and tax returns each year? This necessary evil, as you know, is a vital part of accounting for your business. Understanding the process of how this schedule works will …

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