October highlights from The MWE Advisor: The IRS issues guidance on deducting meals bought while entertaining and claiming the new employer tax credit for family and medical leave.
IRS Issues Guidance Deducting Meals Bought During Entertainment
As a small business owner, can you deduct for federal income tax purposes the costs of taking a customer or business contact out to a baseball game and buying hot dogs and drinks? The IRS just issued guidance answering that question. This article explains how these types of entertainment and meal expenses have changed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Claiming the New Employer Tax Credit for Family and Medical Leave
Does your company offer paid family and medical leave? This perk can help attract and retain workers in today’s tight job market — and a new tax credit can sweeten the deal. But this tax break is available for only two years, unless Congress extends it. Plus, it’s subject to numerous rules and restrictions. Here are some FAQs to help you decide whether it’s cost-effective for your company to offer a leave plan that’s eligible for the new credit.