Will You Qualify for the New Pass-Through Deduction? 

Is your rental real estate activity being treated as a trade or business in order to claim the 20% Qualified Business Income Deduction? If so, be sure that Forms 1099 are being filed for all required recipients. To read more about this compliance requirement, click here
For additional information and answers to your questions, please contact Mike Vogel, CPA at mvogel@hsccpa.com or 800.880.7800 ext 1358 or Kathy Ettensohn, CPA at kettensohn@hsccpa.com or 800-880-7800 ext. 1384. 
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule   

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a final rule to make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

"For the first time in over 15 years, America's workers will have an update to overtime regulations that will put overtime pay into the pockets of more than a million working Americans," Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella said. "This rule brings a commonsense approach that offers consistency and certainty for employers as well as clarity and prosperity for American workers."

To read the full article with more information,  click here.

If you have any questions regarding the overtime rule, please contact Matt Folz at mfolz@hsccpca.com or 812-491-1391.
2019 Year-End Tax Considerations for Businesses
Almost two years have passed since the signing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). However, the related guidance and revisions came much later after TCJA took effect. As we receive additional information and regulations related to the TCJA, it is important to be aware of how these changes might affect year-end planning for 2019 and the future. Click here for more information.

For any questions, please contact John Rittichier, CPA at jrittichier@hsccpa.com or 800.880.7800 ext. 8484 or Mike Vogel, CPA at mvogel@hsccpa.com or 800.880.7800 ext 1358.
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