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Help Your Employees Avoid Tax Time Surprises

Employers, have you reminded your employees to check that they are having the right amount of tax withheld from their paychecks? It’s a good idea for everyone to check their payroll withholding every year, but it is particularly important this year due to the big changes Congress made to the federal tax rules for 2018. READ MORE ›

Why You Need a Living Handbook

What is a “living” handbook? At Carolina Professional Consultants, we’re passionate about people risk management and we believe the essential artifact for managing people risks is your employee handbook. A living handbook will communicate descriptions of culture, standards of behavior and compliance essentials to every employee. A living handbook will also tell you when legislative READ MORE ›

IRS Law Changes Reminder

On October 16, 2018, the federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a reminder for business owners that tax reform legislation passed last December affects nearly every business. The IRS is highlighting the following important information for small businesses and self-employed individuals to help them understand and meet their tax obligations. Qualified Business Income Deduction Many READ MORE ›

HIPAA Privacy & Security Rules

HIPPA for Professionals: To improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Public Law 104-191, included Administrative Simplification provisions that required HHS to adopt national standards for electronic health care transactions and code sets, unique health identifiers, and security. At the same time, Congress READ MORE ›

Medicare Payment Changes

At Carolina Professional Consultants, Inc., we are researching and using our best sources to provide you with as many updates regarding the Quality Payment Program Reporting. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at any time. Avoid Medicare payment penalties through basic reporting. According to the American Medical Association, this READ MORE ›

Updated 2018 Tax Withholding Tables Now Available

The Internal Revenue Service released Notice 1036 on January 11th, which updates the income-tax withholding tables for 2018 reflecting changes made by the tax reform legislation enacted last month. This is the first in a series of steps that IRS will take to help improve the accuracy of withholding following major changes made by the READ MORE ›

Are you HIPAA compliant?

A new toolkit from the American Medical Association (AMA) is very helpful understanding and complying with the new revisions. Click here to download the toolkit. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Civil Rights, announces a final rule that implements a number of provisions of the Health Information Technology for Economic READ MORE ›

Affordable Care Act Tax Update

Below are updates on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) additional taxes. We at Carolina Professional Consultants, Inc., are researching and using our sources to be able to provide you with as many updates as we can on the Affordable Care Act.  Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at READ MORE ›

Sunshine Law

As of August 1, 2013, applicable drug and device manufacturers (the regulatory definition of which includes most medical device distributors) will be obligated to track payments across 15 separate categories, as well as research payments. Group Purchasing Organizations (including Physician Owned Distributors) will be required to report ownership and investment interests. Since the belated publication READ MORE ›