Is Your Trust or Will Up to Date?

Article Highlights:  Estate Tax Exclusion Why a Will or Trust? Life-Changing Circumstances Beneficiaries When was the last time you or your attorney reviewed or updated your will or trust? If it was some time ago before the…

Forgot Something on Your Tax Return? It’s Not Too Late to Amend the Return

Article Highlights Overlooked or Late Information Three Year Refund Statute Multiple Amendments Amending State Return If you discover that you forgot something on your tax return, you can amend that return after it has been…

How QuickBooks Online Helps You Track Mileage

With gas prices so high, you need to track your travel costs as closely as possible. Consider getting a tax deduction for your business mileage. If you drive even a little for business, it’s easy to let mileage costs slide. After all, it’s…

June 2022 Important Due Dates

June 2022 Individual Due Dates June 10 - Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during May, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than June…

When Can You Dump Old Tax Records?

Article Highlights: General statute is 3 years Some states are longer Fraud, failure to file and other issues can extend the statute Keeping the actual return Taxpayers often question how long records must be kept and the amount…

Important Times to Seek Assistance

Article Highlights: When to seek professional assistance Examples of times where tax saving moves can be made Waiting for your regular appointment to discuss current tax-related issues can create problems or cause you to miss out…

What Every Employee Needs to Know About 401(k) Savings

Are you familiar with 401(k) retirement funds? More and more employers are offering 401(k) plans as an employee benefit, and if you have the option and are not currently taking advantage of it, it may be time to rethink your savings strategy.…

Summer Employment for Your Child

Article Highlights Higher Standard Deduction IRA Options Self-Employed Parent Employing Your Child Tax Benefits Summer is almost here, and your children may be looking for a summer job. The standard deduction for single individuals…

Business Start-Up Expenses and How to Write Them Off

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Article Highlights: $5,000 First-year Start-up and Organizational Expense Write-off Timely Filing Requirements Qualifying Start-up Expenses Trade or Business Purchase Qualifying Organizational Expenses Expense Write-off Limitations …

Why Proactive Planning is More Important Than You Realize

There's an old saying that reminds us "if you fail to plan, you plan to fail." Whoever coined that phrase was talking about the world of small business accounting whether they realized it or not. Financial and tax literacy aren't just an…