Category Individuals

5
Mar

Dependent tax credits aren’t just for children

If you’re a parent, you may remember filing your taxes the year after your first child was born. Did you get excited about claiming a dependent on your tax return for the first time? Guess what: the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act doubled the tax credit to $2,000 for each dependent. Up to $1,400 of …

18
Feb

Your tax refund under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

You’ve heard all the hype about the new tax law. Perhaps your paychecks were a bit bigger in 2018. But lots of people have one question on their minds right now. Am I going to get a huge tax refund this year? Maybe. But maybe not. First, let’s look at what all the fuss is …

18
Dec

Do I need a tax projection?

As this year is coming to a close, many of us are already thinking forward to tax time. Now is the time to look at your full financial picture while there is still time to make financial decisions that will impact your tax burden. How do I get started on my tax projection? First, contact …

9
Nov

2018 Economic Update Webinar : Third Quarter

2018 Economic Update Webinar : Third Quarter We appreciate you joining us. The presentation is another in our continuing efforts to be more than just a CPA firm. We’re having great participation, got a very diverse, believe it or not, international group on our webinar today. Obviously, there’s considerable interest and to some degree concern …

8
Aug

2018 Economic Update Webinar : Second Quarter

2018 Economic Update Webinar : Second Quarter Thank you so much for joining us. And I want to welcome each and every one of you. We appreciate you joining us today. The presentation today is another in our continuing efforts to be more than just a CPA firm. We’re having great participation. We’ve got a …

20
Feb

IRS Fails to Notify 458,658 Identity Theft Victims

The Internal Revenue Service failed to tell nearly half a million victims of identity theft last year their information was being used by others for employment purposes, according to a new report, which attributed the failure to a computer programming error.   The report, from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, found the programming …

20
Feb

2017 Tax Services

We hope 2018 is off to a tremendous start for your family and you! At the request of many clients, we’ve decided to establish two new services for the 2017 tax season: 2017 TAX ACT COMPUTATION The first pertains to the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. While we can all agree that there was …

3
Dec

Preparing for Year End

Preparing for Year End As the end of the year approaches, it can be confusing to decide what information you need to get together and send to your accountant. We all know that January 1st will be here before we know it, so we have put somethings together to help your business out. To Prepare …

27
Oct

Higher Retirement Savings Account Limits for 2018

The contribution limits for various retirement plans such as 401(k) plans have changed for 2018. The amount you can save for these accounts has gone up. Other retirement accounts have remained the same. Here are the new limits for 2018: Contribution limits for 401(k), 403(b) and 457 plans Rise The annual limit on contributions for …

7
Apr

Watch Out: The IRS is Bringing in Backup

IRS to Use Private Debt Collectors Okay, here’s the scoop: The IRS will begin turning over taxpayer accounts to four private debt collection companies. These firms will be able to keep up to 25% of what they collect. Now before you start to curse the IRS under your breath, know this: the IRS utilized private …

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