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When Is a Child Truly a Dependent?

You want to continue to claim your child as a dependent, but he or she is getting older. What’s the cutoff time? The IRS says that your child must meet either the qualifying child or the qualifying relative tests [...]

By |2019-03-11T20:02:05-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to Handle Disagreements with the IRS

You're stuck in a tax audit. After an IRS examiner receives your documentation and makes a decision regarding proposed changes to your return, there are several options available as follows: You can sign the letter stating that you agree [...]

By |2019-01-02T14:58:25-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Audit, Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments

Alternative Minimum Tax — What’s It Like Today?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made many changes to the individual tax law, including the alternative minimum tax. One of the goals of the new tax law was to reduce the impact of the AMT or even to [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:32:11-04:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services|Tags: , |0 Comments

Social Security Administration Announces Changes for 2019

According to the Social Security Administration, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019. Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI beneficiaries will begin on December 31, [...]

By |2019-03-11T20:22:16-04:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|0 Comments

IRS Issues Guidance on Meal and Entertainment Deductions

The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance on the business expense deduction for meals and entertainment following law changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The 2017 TCJA eliminated the deduction for any expenses related to activities generally [...]

By |2019-03-11T20:21:02-04:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: |0 Comments

Let Financial Statement Audits Boost Your Business

As a privately held company, you are not required to prepare and submit financial statement audits. Currently, U.S. government regulators require that only public companies that sell stock or bonds, or companies that are in the process of going [...]

By |2019-03-11T15:43:07-04:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Audit, Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

When It’s Time to Take Money Out of Retirement Plans

The term "distributions" refers to money withdrawn from a retirement plan. Generally, traditional IRA and 401(k) account holders are eligible to take penalty-free distributions at age 59 1/2, but the IRS doesn't require distributions until you turn 70 1/2. [...]

By |2019-03-11T15:34:19-04:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Estate & Trust, Tax|Tags: , , |0 Comments

How to Prepare for a Business Valuation

A key starting point to establishing your business worth is to assemble all the required information: the business financial statements, operational procedures, marketing and business plans, customer and vendor information, and staff records. Well-documented financial statements and tax returns [...]

By |2019-03-11T15:33:07-04:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Audit, Blog|Tags: |0 Comments

Thinking Ahead: Estate Planning If You’re Under 40

The sooner you plan, the more prepared you'll be for life's unexpected twists and turns. You can start now, regardless of your net worth. You might still be paying off student loans or credit cards for the foreseeable future. Surprisingly, [...]

By |2018-07-02T16:48:34-04:00July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Estate & Trust|Tags: , |0 Comments

Will Basics: What It Is and Why You Need One

A last will and testament provides instructions for the distribution of your estate. It probably comes as no surprise that more than 70 percent of Americans don't have one. Most people aren't eager to draft legal documents, and there's a [...]