How to avoid the early withdrawal tax penalty on IRA distributions

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
When you take withdrawals from your traditional IRA, you probably know that they’re taxable. ... Read More

Congrats to our Staff!

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
We would like to congratulate some of our staff!... Read More

The kiddie tax: Does it affect your family?

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Many people wonder how they can save taxes by transferring assets into their children’s names. This tax strategy is called income shifting. It seeks to take income out of your higher tax bracket and place it in the lower tax brackets of your children.... Read More

Help when needed: Apply the research credit against payroll taxes

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Here’s an interesting option if your small company or start-up business is planning to claim the research tax credit. Subject to limits, you can elect to apply all or some of any research tax credits that you earn against your payroll taxes instead of your income tax. This payroll tax election may influence some businesses to undertake or increase their research activities. On the other hand, if you’re engaged in or are planning to engage in research activities without regard to tax consequences, be aware that some tax relief could be in your future.... Read More

Vehicle expenses: Can individual taxpayers deduct them?

Thursday, July 07, 2022
It’s not just businesses that can deduct vehicle-related expenses on their tax returns. Individuals also can deduct them in certain circumstances. Unfortunately, under current law, you may not be able to deduct as much as you could years ago.... Read More

2022 Q3 tax calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the third quarter of 2022. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to learn more about the filing requirements.... Read More

Your estate plan: Don’t forget about income tax planning

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
As a result of the current estate tax exemption amount ($12.06 million in 2022), many people no longer need to be concerned with federal estate tax. Before 2011, a much smaller amount resulted in estate plans attempting to avoid it. Now, because many estates won’t be subject to estate tax, more planning can be devoted to saving income taxes for your heirs.... Read More

IRS increases mileage rate for remainder of 2022

Friday, June 10, 2022
IR-2022-124, June 9, 2022WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced an increase in the optional standard mileage rate for the final 6 months of 2022. Taxpayers may use the optional standard mileage rates to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business and certain other purposes.... Read More

Social Security benefits: Do you have to pay tax on them?

Wednesday, June 08, 2022
Some people who begin claiming Social Security benefits are surprised to find out they’re taxed by the federal government on the amounts they receive. If you’re wondering whether you’ll be taxed on your Social Security benefits, the answer is: It depends.... Read More

Calculating corporate estimated tax

Wednesday, June 01, 2022
The next quarterly estimated tax payment deadline is June 15 for individuals and businesses so it’s a good time to review the rules for computing corporate federal estimated payments.... Read More