Harry C. Koslow, CPA is a Certified Public Accounting firm with
expertise in Accounting, Personal & Corporate Tax, Estate
Planning, Information Technology, and Business Consulting.

Since 1979, we have been providing professional and
personalized accounting services for our clientele.

Conveniently located in Baldwin, New York, we provide
accounting services to the tri-state area and beyond.
MORTGAGE CALCULATOR
CURRENT NEWS
                           MINIMUM WAGE ALERT

Effective December 31, 2013 : N.Y. State Minimum Wage was increased to $8.00/Hour
                                                                                                                                                

Effective January 1, 2014 : N.J. State Minimum Wage was increased to $8.25/Hour
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NEW YORK CITY SALES TAX ALERT 4-1-2012

Beginning April 1, 2012, the sales tax rate for clothing and footwear selling for less than $110
per item is tax-free.

Sales tax on clothing and footwear selling for $110 or more per item remains at 8.875%.
                                                                                            
The following chart may be used to determine the correct rate of tax:

                                         Clothing/Shoes      
                                                   Less                 Clothing/Shoes    Other Taxable
                                                than $110            $110 or more             Items
NEW YORK CITY including          --0--                        8.875%                  8.875%
(Manhattan, Bronx, Queens
Brooklyn, and Staten Island)

Outside of NYC the rates are:
NASSAU:                                        4.25%                      8.625%                   8.625%
SUFFOLK:                                       4.25%                      8.625%                   8.625%
WESTCHESTER (other than):     3.00%                     7.375%                   7.375%
-White Plains,Yonkers,               4.00%                      8.375%                   8.375%
New Rochelle & Mount Vernon

New Jersey "SALES & USE" Tax rate is 7% .  The rate is effective for all retail sales of taxable
merchandise or services as of July 15, 2006.  

For NJ "URBAN ENTERPRISE ZONE" sellers who are authorized to charge the  50% reduced
rate, you are required to charge Sales Tax at a 3.5% rate on all qualified taxable sales as of
July 15, 2006.
OTHER ALERTS

The Internal Revenue Service has issued several recent
consumer warnings on the fraudulent use of the IRS name,
EFTPS name or IRS logo by scamsters trying to gain access
to consumers’ financial information in order to steal their
identity and assets. When identity theft takes place over the
Internet, it is called phishing    


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AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
This notice must be provided to all
employees (including part-time
employees) prior to October 1, 2013. In
addition, new employees hired on or after
October 1, must be provided with the
notice regarding the Health Insurance
Marketplace no later than 14 days after
their start date. You must comply and
provide notice.
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