What President Trump’s Executive Order Means for You

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We are still waiting for the dust to settle on what President Trump’s executive orders mean for taxpayers and business owners. There is a lot of talk about legal challenges and how Congress may react. But here is a summary of what we know…

Tips to Keep Your Business Afloat During COVID-19

COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on all aspects of American businesses, but perhaps none have been as severely affected as small business owners. Surviving this disaster will require more than just time: you will need to take a pragmatic…
January 2020 Individual Due Dates

January 2020 Individual Due Dates

January 2 - Time to Call for Your Tax Appointment January is the beginning of tax season. If you have not made an appointment to have your taxes prepared, we encourage you to do so before the calendar becomes too crowded. January 10 - Report…

Life Changing Events Can Impact Your Taxes

Throughout your life there will be certain significant occasions that will impact not only your day-to-day living but also your taxes. Here are a few of those events: Getting Married – If you just got married or are considering getting…
Small Business Owners May Qualify for a Home-Office Deduction

Small Business Owners May Qualify for a Home-Office Deduction

“Home office” is a type of tax deduction that applies to the business use of a home; the space itself may not actually be an office. One of the following must apply to be able to deduct home office expenses. The home office: Must…

Do You Own a Specified Service Trade or Business?

If So, Your 20% Flow-Through Tax Deduction May Be Limited Article Highlights: 20% Flow-Through Deduction Qualified Trade or Business Specified Service Trade or Business Deduction Table Listing of Service Businesses As…

How High-Income Professionals Can Benefit from the Pass-through Deduction

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Article Highlights:  High-Income Professionals Specified Service Trade or Business Sec. 199A Deduction Defined Contribution Retirement Plans Defined Benefit Retirement Plans Tax Savings If you are a high-income professional…
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Good and Bad News About The Home Office Tax Deduction

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Article Highlights:   Home Office Qualifications Actual-Expense Method Simplified Method Income Limitation Employee Deduction “Home office” is a type of tax deduction that applies to the business use of a home; the…
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You May Not Get a Tax Refund Next Year

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Article Highlights:  Payroll Withholding W-4 2018 Tax Projection Adjusting Withholding With all of the tax reform changes and the corresponding reductions in most taxpayers’ income tax withholding, there are serious concerns…
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There's a Real Difference Between a Personal and Business Credit Card

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Article by Jared Hecht | Found on Entrepreneur If you’re a business owner, there are dozens of reasons to have a credit card. For one thing, they are a great way to keep track of all your business expenses in one place. They also offer…