Entries by Kristin

Important 2016/2017 Tax Dates

Taxes always seem to sneak up on us. Before you miss a deadline, put these key tax dates in your 2016/2017 calendar. If you need help meeting these deadlines or need any tax planning advice, feel free to reach out to us at: accounting@squarerootfinancial.com. Note: in 2017 the traditional due dates for partnerships and C […]

Independent Contractor vs Employee

As companies get started, they often delay hiring employees and instead use independent contractors. After all, once a contractor becomes an employee, the Company is now responsible for payroll taxes: federal income tax withholding; Social Security and Medicare (together, Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA)); and Federal Unemployment, not to mention new liabilities under the Patient […]

The IRS Finds Pokémon Go

Over the past week, I’ve been watching my friends & colleagues chase little animated creatures around town, narrowly avoiding walls and cars. For those who don’t know how it works, players use Pokémon Go’s geo-location feature and their phone cameras to find virtual Pokémon in their area in real time and receive points. It’s amazing how […]