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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.

Recent Posts

Changes to 2020 Form W4 for Employers and Employees

The Internal Revenue Service has made extensive changes to Form W-4 (Employee’s Withholding Certificate) to adjust employee withholding calculations to better align with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. For some, the form in its current 2019 layout...

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

In today’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 relationships that help...

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

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 signed by Governor...

Special Fringe Benefit Reporting Rules for S-Corporations

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 part of Redpath’s 2018...

A 2017 Move Can Mean a 2018 Exclusion

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 workers who were...

Only You Can Prevent SSN Errors

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

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, and to keep the...

Minneapolis Minimum Wage Updates

Employers with employees working within Minneapolis city limits have additional employer obligations for minimum wage requirements.  Effective January 1, 2018, the first phase of the Minneapolis Minimum Wage Ordinance went into effect...