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Is an Idaho MSA Right for You?

Tax Free Medical Expenses with an Idaho medical Savings Account (MSA) Due to the ever-rising cost of medical care in the U.S., finding a tax-advantaged means of paying (or saving) for an inevitable health care related expense has become a top priority for many Idahoans. Fortunately, the state of Idaho offers Idaho Medical Savings Accounts (MSA) which allow for a number of benefits for all residents of the state. The MSA’s are similar to a standard savings account, and may be opened through any participating financial institution in Idaho for a small fee.


FMLA Tax Credit

There is a new tax credit available to employers who provide paid family and medical leave to their employees under the Family Medical Leave Act. If you offer paid leave to your employees be sure to contact our office to make sure you are taking full advantage of this tax credit.


Idaho Tax Withholding

The Idaho State Tax Commission has published a new Idaho specific Form W4 to assist taxpayers with updating their paycheck withholding. We recommend you complete this Form W4 and submit it to your employer’s payroll department. A copy of the Form W4 and instructions can be found here: https://tax.idaho.gov/i-2033.cfm


4th Quarter Estimated Tax Payments

The federal government may be closed, but they still want your quarterly tax payments. Reminder, 4th quarter estimated tax payments are due January 15. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact our office.


Does your company have Economic Nexus?

Does your company have Economic Nexus? If you are a small business with remote sales, then it’s likely you have heard of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair. If you haven’t, then there are quite a few things to get caught up on. This was a big case, with even bigger impact. So let’s jump right in on what you need to know as a small business.

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