Category Archives: Business Taxes

2020 Legislative Changes to Efiling

On July 1, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Taxpayer First Act of 2019 (TFA), designed to improve the IRS’ interactions with us taxpayers by enacting changes to the IRS’s organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information … Continue reading

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Employer-provided Plans: 401Ks, 403Bs, and 457Bs.

Series. Part 2 of 4. Employer-provided Plans: 401Ks, 403Bs, and 457Bs. In this series of four, we are talking about various tax advantageous retirement and savings vehicles and their maximum contribution amounts. We hope that you check on your progress … Continue reading

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Year-end To-do List.

Here’s a what to do before December 31st checklist to help you prepare for upcoming tax return preparation. REINFORCING THE BASICS. Keep in mind that the standard deduction is still increased resulting from the 2017 TCJA; therefore, you may or … Continue reading

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Hitting Those Year-end Numbers-Business Taxpayers.

If you’re thinking 2019 profit has resulted in a bit more taxable income than you would like here are a few things you can do to do a bit of business tax planning. You can also call Carol and make an … Continue reading

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Getting To That 20%

Perhaps the biggest change to your business and individual taxes is the Section 199A, Qualified Business Income Deduction (QBID). Your complimentary trip down Memory Lane (aka link to a Carol McAtee archived blog) –  TCJA and What in the World … Continue reading

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“Voluntary Compliance” My (fill in the blank)!

Here’s what’s up! America needs tax compliance to pay government’s bills. In all seriousness, voluntary compliance is a principle that we will cooperate with the tax system by filing honest and accurate annual returns and receive excellent customer service along … Continue reading

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Family Time

Brand-new tax credit courtesy of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave. But first. REINFORCING THE BASICS. What is the Family and Medical Leave ACT (FMLA)? The FMLA entitles qualified employees of … Continue reading

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Form 1099-MISC – By the Box And More

It’s that time of year again when, as a business owner, you have to start thinking about 1099ing folks. There’s a lot to it but we’re going to think about it with you. REINFORCING THE BASICS. What is a Form … Continue reading

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Ask and You Better Receive. What To Know About Form W-9.

UPDATED 12/17/2019 It’s that time of year again when, as a business owner, you have to start thinking about 1099ing folks. There’s a lot to it but we’re going to think about it with you. REINFORCING THE BASICS. What is … Continue reading

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TCJA and What in the World is Section 199A?

The TCJA, (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) kicked into gear for better or for worse on January 1, 2018. Last week’s blog was about its impact on individuals and 1040s. This week is about business, specifically the Section 199A Qualified … Continue reading

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