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Load Shedding in South Africa

In an attempt to prevent severe blackouts, Eskom, South Africa’s largest electric utility company, has initiated its process of “load shedding”. The idea of load shedding may be a confusing concept for some, but for the members of our South Africa office, this has become a regular occurrence in their ...
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What You Need to Know About Tax Relief

The tax relief industry is known for advertising help to distressed taxpayers, mainly those who are in debt to the IRS. Many tax relief companies claim they can help reduce or even eliminate your tax debts through legitimate IRS hardship programs if you pay an upfront fee for thousands of ...
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Claiming a Dependent

Everything You Need to Know About Claiming a Dependent Claiming a tax dependent can be a bit confusing, but that is why this article will break things down for you. First, it is important that we define what a tax dependent is: A tax dependent is a child or relative ...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Vaccine Mandate

On September 9th, 2021, President Biden ordered the Labor Department, also known as OSHA, to issue mandatory vaccine mandates for companies with 100+ employees. The President also stated that employees who do not wish to be vaccinated will need to conduct weekly COVID testing, however, it is unclear which tests will be accepted at this point.  OSHA has yet to enforce this order but is expected to begin rolling out a plan within the upcoming weeks using emergency authority. This mandate ...
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Employee Retention Credit

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was put into place in March of 2020 under the CARES act as a temporary response to the impacts of the Coronavirus. This refundable tax credit was originally set to help companies keep employees on payroll. However, the ERC has since expanded its requirements for ...
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Child Tax Credit

Everything you need to know about the new child tax credit What do the new advance child tax credit payments mean? Here’s everything you need to know. What is changing? The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) that was signed in March of 2021 expands the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for the ...
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CKH CPA’s & Advisors Rebrands To CKH Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Atlanta, GA, May 25, 2021 – The CKH Group, originally CKH CPA’s and Advisors, announced that, as of May 2021, it has officially rebranded to CKH Group. CKH Group now encapsulates all the activities of CKH CPA’S and Advisors, LLC and CKH Consulting, LLC. Over the past ...
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Nico Meyer Appointed as CKH Group’s Chief Executive Officer

Atlanta, GA, March 24, 2021 – The CKH Group (comprising of CKH CPA’s and Advisors LLC and CKH Consulting LLC) announced that its members have appointed Nico Meyer, CPA as the new Chief Executive Officer Nico, who has more than 30 years experience in finance and accountancy, has held multiple ...
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IRS Nonpayment Notices

The Internal Revenue Service has finally responded to a large number of complaints regarding incorrect unpaid tax notices. As a result, the mailing of three types of nonpayment notices have been suspended. At a time when mailing in the United States has become its own issue, complications have also arisen ...
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John Goss uncovers an Anomaly That Saves Client Thousands

As CKH continues to expand our practice and attract top talent, we recently brought on board a new Tax Principle, John Goss. John comes to us with over twenty years of indirect tax experience gained during his tenures in Big 4 public accounting and with well-known global companies like Newell ...
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