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After more than a year of work, the Ohio General Assembly finally passed legislation to legalize sports gambling in Ohio, which now awaits the signature of Gov. Mike DeWine.

Zinner & Co. is pleased to continue its support and sponsorship of the Magic of LightsTM, being held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, from Nov. 24 through Jan. 2, between the hours of 5:30 and 10 p.m.

A longtime member of the Zinner & Co. family will retire at the end of the year.

Patti Puterbaugh joined Zinner & Co. LLP in Oct. 2000 as the File Room Clerk. Since then, she has made a lasting impact on the firm.

As we approach the end of 2021, it is important to take a closer look at your tax and financial plans. This year likely brought challenges and disruptions that significantly impacted your personal and financial situation including the continued global pandemic, remote and new hybrid work models, supply chain disruptions and rising inflation.

Now is the time to take a closer look at your current tax strategies to make sure they are still meaningful in today’s world and to take any last-minute steps that could save you tax dollars. While looming tax law changes have not been finalized, many tax planning opportunities still exist! Here are some issues to consider as we approach year-end.

Zinner & Co. is proud to announce the launch of our new website.

Launched on Nov. 9, the new site provides visitors with important information about our firm, along with the services we offer and the specific industries we serve. Do not worry – we still offer comprehensive accounting, audit, tax, and management consulting services – but with a better website!

As a QuickBooks Payroll subscriber, you have probably received the following email from Intuit regarding a change to QuickBooks Payroll in that will be implemented in early fall 2021. 

This service will allow The Work Number® from Equifax to access your employees’ identifying information, as well as historical earnings directly from your QuickBooks file.  From the information outlined in the Frequently Asked Questions, this verification would happen without your knowledge

On June 2, the Ohio Department of Health issued a Director’s Order to rescind the vast majority of former health orders regarding mask mandates and social distancing. Businesses may continue to require mitigation measures (e.g., masking and social distancing) among those vaccinated and unvaccinated, and individuals may choose to practice mitigation measures.

From an early age, Lorenzo Miller realized he loved dogs.

Growing up in the inner city, the 6-year-old saw the stray dogs in his neighborhood knocking over garbage cans looking for food and wanted to help them. Soon, he began to bring the dogs into his home, but was not allowed to keep them. He had to smuggle them into his bedroom and trained them, knowing they had to be quiet in order to keep them hidden.

Bloomberg News recently reported that according to a new survey, at least one in ten small businesses in the U.S. are expecting to lay off workers once their fiscal relief funds run out.

In another survey done by the National Federation of Independent Business, 14 percent of companies, who received a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program, anticipate having to reduce their workforce after using the loan. Among those companies, half expect to dismiss one to two employees, and 12 percent say they will likely lay off at least ten people.

Zinner & Co. has officially adopted Intuit’s QuickBooks Discontinuation policy.

If you are using QuickBooks version 2017 or older, we encourage you to upgrade to maintain compliance. This policy will maintain support for the three most recent versions of Intuit QuickBooks.

QuickBooks Desktop 2020 includes new productivity-boosting features to help you save more time and stay more organized. Some of the new/improved features include: