The Century Council Presents IKnowEverything

Thanks to all of you for joining the conversation during Alcohol Awareness Month—but our work is not finished. Since May is Global Youth Traffic Safety Month™, The Century Council—along with the International Association of Chiefs of Police Foundation, National Organizations for Youth Safety, and the National Sheriffs’ Association—is proud to introduce IKnowEverything. Developed to prepare…

Avoiding The Kiddie Tax

The “kiddie tax” prevents high-net-worth individuals from avoiding taxes by shifting investment assets into their children’s names.  In 2013, “children under age 20 and full time students living with the parents will pay income taxes at the parents highest marginal tax rate on all unearned income above $2,000.”  But there are methods of avoiding the…

Obama Administration Delays Employer Mandate for Affordable Care Act

July 3, 2013By Michael Cohn: ACCOUNTING TODAY The Obama administration has decided to postpone the employer responsibility payment and insurance reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act for one year to give businesses more time to comply with the health care reform law. “The Administration is announcing that it will provide an additional year before the ACA…

Beat Heat-Related Illnesses

It’s hot and humid, and summer temperatures are climbing. Unless you’re in an air-conditioned environment, you’re most likely sweating and uncomfortable. You’re probably tiring more easily, and you may be working and moving more slowly, too. What you really need to be concerned about is the heightened risk of heat-related illnesses. According to the Bureau…