Fake IRS Letters | Rice County, Minnesota

Over the past couple of days, my office has received phone calls and clients stopping in with a letter from the IRS.  While this is fairly normal, these particular letters are, in fact, completely fake.  For one, the letter asks for a BLANK money order of $5,000 within ten business days.  The IRS would not … Read more

Financial Help Tips | Southern Minnesota

Things to Think of When You Need Financial Help! No matter if you’re married, divorced or widowed.  A farmer or business owner.  A person trying to sell their business or starting a new one.  A recent college graduate or a retiree.  Someone planning to retire in 20 years or 2 months.  You need financial advice–so … Read more

Federal vs. State Minimum Wages | Minnesota

Q:  How do I know if I have to follow federal minimum wage amounts or Minnesota? A:  A large employer has annual gross revenue of $500,000 or more and then you would have to follow the federal minimum wage rate which is currently $9.50.  But a small employer would be under Minnesota’s minimum wage rate … Read more

Salaries & Overtime | Southern Minnesota

Q:  I get paid a salary at my new job, and they have me working tons of overtime–which I don’t get paid for.  I heard that under the new DOL rules, they now have to pay me overtime, is that correct? A:  Effective December 1, 2016, salaried employees who earn less than $46,467 per year must … Read more

Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor in Faribault, MN

Sandy Flom LLC is pleased to announce that Mickey Crippen has joined our office! Mickey has been working in Faribault doing bookkeeping & tax returns since 2003 and is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor so she will be a wonderful addition to our growing company to do your QuickBooks, payroll, bookkeeping, and tax returns. Sandy … Read more