Category Corporations


AICPA Goes To Washington

I have returned from several days with the AICPA in Washington, DC where we were able to meet with members of Congress and propose some timely changes to the tax code.  Every year, members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) travel to Washington, DC to bring ideas of how to make our …


FICPA Honors GunnChamberlain Partner

The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants has awarded Marshall Gunn, Jr. with the Outstanding Discussion Leader certificate for 2012.  Mr. Gunn received the award for his work with the FICPA in presenting Continuing Professional Education courses for other CPAs in Florida.  The award is based on evaluation scores from the CPE participants. It is …


Florida Corporate Annual Reports Are Due!

April 15th has come and gone, but there are still some very important deadlines to be aware of.  The next one is the deadline for your Florida Corporate Annual Report.  While the deadline may vary depending on your state, Florida’s must be done by May 1st.  The penalty for not timely filing your Corporate Annual …


Tax Season Officially Begins

On January 30, the IRS officially opened tax season and began accepting many e-filed returns.  Not all returns can be e-filed at this point, though.  Returns with education credits and energy credits are just some of the many returns that will have to wait until mid-February or even March before they can be accepted.  Additionally, …


IRS Opens Tax Filing Season For Many

As of January 30th, the IRS has started the 2012 tax filing season, opening up e-filing for many filers.  However, many forms are not yet finalized so be sure to check with your tax accountant to see if your return can be filed yet.  The reason for the delay is the last minute tax changes …


Form 1099-K Is Back

Like a sequel to a cheesy horror flick, Form 1099-K is back and you may see one coming to a mailbox near you.  Don’t panic, just send it to us.  Form 1099-K is used by third party merchant services companies, such as American Express or Paypal, to report your credit card receipts for the year …


Social Security Taxes Increase in Fiscal Cliff Deal

The new tax deal to avert the Fiscal Cliff may affect taxpayers who are struggling the most.  Social Security taxes increase as part of the agreement to avert the Fiscal Cliff to pre-2011 withholding rates of 6.2% of gross wages up to $113.700. The rate had previously been lowered starting in 2011 from 6.2% down to 4.2% …


Fiscal Cliff Tax Webinar

Congress has acted to avert the Fiscal Cliff by passing the American Taxpayer Relief Act, but the result is a tax increase for nearly 80% of all Americans and a confusing mess of tax brackets for income, investment income, capital gain and dividend income, in addition to complications due to new limits and phase outs …


Fiscal Cliff Deal Reached

Late at night on New Years day, Congress voted to approve the Fiscal Cliff deal worked out by the Senate late the night before.  In a last minute vote, Republicans were able to add enough votes to pass the bill and send it on to the President.  The result of the deal is an extension …


A New Definition of Full-Time

One of the aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that is set to go into effect in 2014 is the additional penalty tax on businesses who do not offer affordable health insurance and have 50 or more full-time employees.  As a result of this pending implementation, many larger businesses are working now …

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