Monthly Archives: January 2009

Call 952-392-1200 for your tax appointment.

Just a reminder, to make a tax appointment please call our office at 952-392-1200.  We will be happy to schedule a time that is convienent for you.  If you have any questions on what you need to bring in, please let us know and we will help you.  We will make every attempt to make your tax preparation as easy as possible.


New Law for 2009: Independent Contractors

ATTENTION:  A new state law effective Jan. 1, 2009, requires individuals (not corporations, LLCs or partnerships) who work as independent contractors in the building construction industry to obtain from the Department of Labor and Industry an Independent Contractor Exemption Certificate (ICEC).

To obtain an ICEC, individuals must complete and submit an application, fees and supporting documents that establish they meet the conditions required to operate as an independent contractor. To operate as independent contractors, individuals must be able to meet the conditions set out in the law’s nine-factor test.

For details about the Independent Contractor Exemption Certificate program and requirements, view the following fact sheet, brochure and slide show, or visit the FAQ page 

Welcome to our new Blog

What the heck is a blog???  Many of you may already know about blogs, but some of you may not.  The easiest way to think of a “BLOG” is like a newspaper article.  Someone writes an article and you read it.

At Business By Design, I wanted to provide you with a new way to get information about your business, your taxes, and about us.  Going forward, this “Blog” will be the primary way Business By Design will provide you with timely information, news, tax tips, and other related information we deem to be important to you.  I will promise you that I will not waste your time with useless information.