Coronavirus—Protecting you and our staff

Dear Clients,


We understand that everyone is concerned about Coronavirus. And we are as well, which is why we are taking precautions to keep our clients and our staff safe.


Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave

September 18, 2019

Dear Payroll Client,

Under new legislation, Massachusetts will offer a family and medical leave program by creating the Department of Family and Medical Leave. As a Massachusetts employer, you’re likely going to have new responsibilities under the Paid Family and Medical Leave Law.


The History of Sales Tax and Where It Stands Today

September 6, 2019

South Dakota v. Wayfair was a 2018 United States Supreme Court case in which the court held by a 5-4 majority that states may charge tax on purchases made from out-of-state sellers, even if the seller does not have a physical presence in the taxing state.


Tax Updates and Deadlines

Lisa Graham

January 2, 2019

Happy New Year! Here are some changes and deadlines to keep in mind for the new year:

Minimum Wage
Massachusetts minimum wage will increase to $12.00 per hour and for tipped employees it will increase to $4.35 per hour. Rhode Island minimum is increasing as well, to $10.50 per hour. The Rhode Island tipped rate stayed the...


Tax Updates and Deadlines

Lisa Graham

January 9, 2018

Dear Valued Client:

Happy Holidays! As the year comes to and end we would like to bring to your attention a few changes and deadlines for the new year.

Minimum Wage:

  • Massachusetts minimum wage will remain at $11.00 per hour and $3.75 per hour for tipped employees.

  • Rhode Island minimum is increasing for 2018 and 2019. For...


DOL Final Rule Delayed

December 14, 2016

The final rule that would have raised the minimum salary from $455/week to $913/week to be classified as exempt from overtime has been blocked by a federal judge.

The delay is temporary while the case brought by 21 states and several business groups is litigated. The rule will not go into effect on December 1, 2016, but the final rule could still become effective and applied...


New Overtime Pay & Minimum Wage Rate Changes

October 7, 2016

Overtime Changes Effective December 1st: The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that most employees in the United States be paid the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime pay at time and one-half for all hours worked over 40 hours/week.


Massachusetts' New Sick Time Law

To Our Valued Clients:

Massachusetts voters approved a ballot measure that will allow Massachusetts employees to earn and use sick time under certain conditions. Under the new law, which will take effect on July 1, 2015, employees who work for employers with 11 or more employees will be eligible to earn and use up to 40 hours of paid sick...


We are Growing!

Dear Valued Client,

We are excited to announce that we have grown again.

With office expansion complete, we will officially merge with the Fall River firm Perry & St. George CPAs on January 1, 2015.

Perry & St. George has relocated to our Swansea office, with principals Thomas Perry and Charles St. George and staff joining us to serve our growing list of...


Our New Website

January 15, 2014

Norman & Graham is excited to announce the recent launch of our firm’s new website. We’ve been working very hard to enhance our website and give our firm a fresh look. We’ve also continued to research and identify the latest and greatest technologies to improve the services we provide and ensure we continue to meet your needs.

Take a moment to look around our new...