Be aware that criminals are using stolen identities to open accounts and file fraudulent claims for unemployment benefits with state agencies across the United States.  Many victims of this crime have no knowledge that criminals have applied for unemployment insurance (UI) benefits in their name. Signs that you may be a victim of this crime… Continue reading

Individuals who are eligible for federal income tax credits can significantly lower their tax obligations. It’s important to differentiate between tax credits and tax deductions. A credit usually provides greater tax savings than a deduction because a credit reduces your tax bill dollar for dollar. A deduction reduces only the amount of income that’s subject to tax. Here… Continue reading

How can an employer keep its workforce safe from COVID-19 exposure on the job, while still following medical privacy rules? The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may be able to help, as it reviews how COVID-19 workplace issues intersect with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and with various laws. The relevant laws include… Continue reading

Adam R. Timblin, CPA joins our team as a Senior Manager. He will provide assurance and advisory services to our clients and play a key role in expanding the service we offer to small businesses. He comes to SSB with 12 years of experience in public accounting and 2 years’ experience serving as the CFO for… Continue reading

Samuel D. Fries, CPA, CFP has been promoted to the position of Senior Manager. Sam is a member of SSB’s tax team and, as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), he heads up our investment advisory service, SSB Managed Wealth, LLC. In addition to assisting SSB clients with their financial planning, Sam’s concentration is in the… Continue reading

UPDATED: Beginning Tuesday, September 22, through Thursday, October 1, the rear entrance to our building will be under construction.  SSB will be open for business during this time, but you must use the front entrance if you are visiting our office.

Dear Clients and Friends, At SSB, we are hearing from business owners who are impacted by COVID-19—make no mistake—in the end, this is all of us.  Following is a list of things to consider during these difficult times: Stay calm and don’t panic. Business leaders must remain composed, in control and make well thought out… Continue reading

Dear Clients and Friends, At SSB, we are monitoring the developments involving COVID-19 and are available to assist you during these trying times.  As we learn more, we will update our list of resources which will be available at  https://www.ssb-cpa.com/news/. Currently, Congress is working on the Families First Coronavirus Response Bill  which would provide the… Continue reading