Apricus Business Consulting, LLC

State and Local Tax Consulting Specialists

Employment Tax Consulting

Federal, state and local employment taxes are one of the most complex taxes affecting organizations today. The differing definitions and requirements between federal, state and local jurisdictions only add to the complexities. Companies face various challenges to limit their risks and exposures associated with this complex tax area.

Apricus Business Consulting’s employment tax subject matter experts can help a company navigate this complex tax area to reduce its risks and exposures. Our employment tax consulting services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (includes acquisitions, mergers, restructuring and entity conversions)
    • Employment tax (FICA, FUTA & SUTA) refund review (generally currently calendar year and prior three calendar years)
    • State unemployment experience history transfer analysis
    • State and local employment tax registration assistance
    • State and local employment tax account closure assistance
    • Compliance & reporting with federal, state and local jurisdictions
    • Coordination of filings & deposits
    • Due diligence
  • Employee Retention Tax Credit (“ERTC”)
  • State and local income tax withholding
    • State and local income tax withholding registration assistance
    • State and local income tax withholding account closure assistance
    • Notice resolution
  • State and Local nonresident income tax withholding
    • Remote and hybrid worker assistance
    • State and local nonresident income tax withholding exposure calculations
    • Tax equalization and gross-up calculation analysis
  • Review earning and deduction codes to identify potential compliance gaps
  • Worker Classification analysis
  • Analysis federal, state and local tax treatment of fringe benefits provided to employees
  • State unemployment compensation assistance
    • State unemployment registration assistance
    • State unemployment account closure assistance
    • State unemployment audit assistance
    • Notice resolution
    • Unemployment hearing representation and consultation
    • Voluntary contribution analysis
    • Not-for-profit reimbursement analysis
  • Penalty and interest abatement/reduction
  • Implementation of common pay agent structure
  • Implementation of common paymaster structure
  • General employment tax questions and assistance including but not limited to:
    • Repayment of compensation in subsequent tax year
    • Spousal Travel
    • Personal use of company vehicles
    • Taxation of moving expenses
    • Federal Form W-2c assistance

We look forward to discussing how our employment tax consulting services benefit you and your organization.