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Don DeLong’s Trip to Uganda

This February, Don DeLong had the opportunity to take a trip to Uganda. This was his third trip there, as he is involved in the Gulu Uganda Country Dairy Project.  This project aims to help the people of Uganda produce quality milk and improve nutrition and build business. He spent the majority of the trip at the farm; however, he took a Gorilla trekking excursion at Gwindi National Park. Below are a few pictures from his trip. To learn more about the Gulu Uganda Country Dairy Project, we invite you to visit their Facebook page.



Tax Tips for Small Businesses

“American University professors Donald Williamson and David Kautter have created a list of “Tax Practices for Small Businesses,” a checklist designed to help small businesses entrepreneuers stay up to date on all tax related issues, and away from the scrutinity of the IRS.” (Accounting Today, Oct. 2013)

See article below from Accounting Today for the full list.

20 Tax Tips for Small Businesses

Tax Planning for Businesses as Year-end Approaches

Form 8955-SSA Penalties Assessed in Error


“Approximately 4,000 plan sponsors received erroneous CP 283C, Notice of Balance Due for Incomplete/Late Penalties for their Form 8955-SSA, Annual Registration Statement Identifying Separated Participants with Deferred Vested Benefits. These erroneous notices were dated between July 28 – August 26, 2013.”

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