Bapple and Bapple, Inc. is a Certified Public Accounting Firm located in Crown Point, Indiana. Our firm has been helping clients with their accounting needs and concerns since 1985.
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Indiana County Rate Changes for 2017
Please be aware that Effective October 1, 2017, seven Indiana county income tax rates will increase. All employers that prepare their payrolls using QuickBooks will have to manually change the tax rates in their payroll item list. Read more and download the document here.
SCAMS, FRAUD, & TROUBLE FOR ALL
Please be aware that there have been numerous viruses disguised as QuickBooks updates, notifications, etc. If in doubt, go to the following site, https://security.intuit.com/security-alerts.php which give you a list of fraudulent emails from using QuickBooks and Intuit products. The Bapple and Bapple staff wanted to alert you to these scams. As always, please call us with any questions you may have.
18 COUNTIES CHANGE LOCAL INCOME TAX RATES
A news release from Indiana Department of Revenue was published December 10, 2015. Check to see if your county is affected. Go to http://www.in.gov/dor/3329.htm , and click on Eighteen Counties Change Local Income Tax Rates to read the article.
Overtime Changes for 2016
NOTICE - On May 18, 2016, the Department of Labor published a notice to update and modernize the regulations governing the exemption of executive, administrative, and professional (“EAP”) employees from the minimum wage and overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA” or “Act”). The new rules will take affect December 1, 2016. Read more and download the document here.
Please be careful not to accidentally download Windows 10 Update. Downloading it may cause your version of QuickBooks to malfunction. All versions of QuickBooks prior to 2015 are not compatible with Windows 10. The Windows Updates to watch for are: KB 2952664 for Windows 7, KB 2976978 for Windows 8, 8.1 and KB 3035583 for the Windows 10 update.
New Business Entity Report Filing Change for Non-Profit Corporations
Beginning on July 1, 2016, the filing schedule for Business Entity Reports for non-profit corporations has switched from an annual cycle to a biennial cycle. All non-profit corporations will now file a Business Entity Report every other year.