The 2020 Form W-4, Employee's Withholding Certificate, is very different from previous versions. This is due to the federal tax law changes that took place in 2018. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is not requiring all employees to complete the revised form and has designed the withholding tables so that they will work with [...]
The IRS has launched a new online assistant designed to help employers, especially small businesses, easily determine the right amount of federal income tax to withhold from their workers’ pay. Known as the Income Tax Withholding Assistant for Employers, the new spreadsheet-based tool was designed to help employers easily transition to the redesigned withholding [...]
O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree, how lovely are your branches! This year PBGW organized its first tree decorating contest. The staff was divided into teams. After lively brainstorming, each team selected a tree theme and decorated a tree to adorn our lobby. We increased our co-worker bonds, enjoyed fun and fierce competition, and [...]
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Albert Pritchard, founding partner of Pritchard, Bieler, Gruver & Willison, P.C., and one of the original partners of the former Niessen, Dunlap & Pritchard. Al passed away on November 19, 2019. Al worked hard from his humble [...]
On October 24, 2019, nine PBGW staff helped Manna on Main Street in their efforts to end hunger in the North Penn area. They volunteered as Manna kitchen helpers to plate food, engage guests, clear dishes, and clean up at the end of the night. In addition to giving time, PBGW also delivered food [...]
On 9/24/19, the Department of Labor announced an increase in the threshold for the earnings requirement of nonexempt workers. Effective January 1, 2020, employers must pay their employees a minimum of $684 per week (up from $455 per week), which is equivalent to $35,568 per year. The new rule allows for up to 10% of [...]
A big thank you to Bob Cormack and Jim Pawlikowski from the Bucks County Economic Development Corporation for an informative presentation of their advantageous loan programs and tax incentive programs at the county, state and federal levels. If you have any questions about such programs please feel free to contact us at 215-997-6700 to learn [...]
PBGW team clearing brush and performing light landscaping at the Heritage Conservancy's Russell-Mandel Preserve in preparation for the Farm to table annual event.
The IRS has announced that despite the government shutdown it will process tax refunds and that they will begin processing 2018 tax returns on January 28, 2019.
The federal government shutdown does not mean that taxpayers don’t have to file returns and meet other filing deadlines, including payment due dates. It does mean, however, that refunds will be delayed. The IRS will continue to process tax returns that include remittances and maintain their revenue collection computer system. They will also continue to [...]