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2017 ARIZONA TAX CREDITS

Arizona has a number of tax credits available for Arizona residents, including dollar for dollar credits. For example, if you contribute $200 to a charity that qualifies under the Working Poor Tax Credit, you may qualify to receive a $200 tax credit (See Arizona Form 321). Some 2017 tax credits are even available for contributions …

BONUS PAY MAY INCREASE OVERTIME RATE

Many employers are unaware that they may be using the wrong overtime rate. The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) requires that over-time pay be determined using the employee’s “regular rate” of pay, which includes all earnings paid to the employee during the workweek. However, the FLSA specifically provides that certain earnings may be excluded from …