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Heather Larson, CPP

Heather Larson, CPP
Heather Larson, CPP is a payroll manager focusing on non-attest services including bookkeeping, compiled financials, liquor and sales tax, and 1099 filings. Most of her time is spent working with business owners on a day to day basis to maintain their books, and help with payroll record keeping and processing, and assisting with general business processes.
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Recent Posts

IRS Releases Final Version of Payroll Form 941

June 24, 2020 - Following the extensive law changes under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), many employers implemented payroll changes and adjustments to...

Minnesota Unemployment Relief for COVID-19

UPDATED: May 8, 2020 at 4:19 p.m.  A lot has changed over the last six weeksโ€”while business owners have been focused on navigating their business operations under new circumstances, many workers have found themselves navigating the application...

2020 Form W-4 Reversion FAQ

January 2, 2020 โ€” Every year-end, the IRS releases the newest Form W-4 to use for the upcoming tax year. Since 1987 the form has carried forward year over year with the same layout and fields for completion, but with adjustments for tax table...

Changes to 2020 Form W4 for Employers and Employees

October 21, 2019 โ€” The Internal Revenue Service has made extensive changes to Form W-4 (Employeeโ€™s Withholding Certificate) to adjust employee withholding calculations to better align with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. For some, the form in its...

Planning Checkup: Accounts Payable Best Practices and Advanced Planning for Year-end

September 30, 2019 โ€” In todayโ€™s evolving business environment, businesses rely on accounts payable for the important task of paying vendors for goods and services. For some companies, this involves numerous transactions and maintaining vendor...

Major Changes to Minnesota Wage Payment Laws: Wage Theft Legislation for 2019

July 31, 2019 โ€” A major employer law change for business owners went into effect on July 1st, 2019 with criminal provisions effective August 1st, 2019. That is when the Minnesota Legislature enacted a new Minnesota Wage Theft Law, passed and...

Special Fringe Benefit Reporting Rules for S-Corporations

December 11, 2018 โ€” A Fringe Benefit is a form of payment for the performance of services. For example, you provide an employee with a fringe benefit when you offer to pay a portion of their health insurance premiums. (This section appears as...

A 2017 Move Can Mean a 2018 Exclusion

October 23, 2018 โ€”While taxpayers continue to adjust to the sweeping tax reform that went into effect with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS continues to work through the policy changes to provide clarity and guidance. One such example involves...

Only You Can Prevent SSN Errors

August 15, 2018 โ€”Following our recent post for mid-year check-ins on employee withholding, we want to remind employers of the importance of validating employee names and Social Security numbers.

Optimize Withholdings with a Paycheck Checkup

July 20, 2018 โ€” We are over halfway into the 2018 tax year which has proved to bring big changes to the tax world. Have you had a change in circumstances? Or a big refund this year? To maintain a proactive approach for the 2018 tax filing season,...