Haven’t Filed Your 2019 Business Tax Return Yet? There May Be Ways to Chip Away at Your Bill

The extended federal income tax deadline is coming up fast. As you know, the IRS postponed the payment and filing deadlines until July 15 that otherwise would have fallen on or after April 1, 2020, and before July 15. [...]

By |2020-06-29T14:20:21-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Haven’t Filed Your 2019 Business Tax Return Yet? There May Be Ways to Chip Away at Your Bill

IRS Notice 1444 and the Tax Implications of CARES Act Payments

Dear Clients, Over the next few weeks, you may receive a notice from the IRS after receiving your economic impact payments. Notice 1444 is the form that shows the amount of the recipient’s Economic Impact Payment (EIP) and will [...]

By |2020-06-25T14:13:32-04:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on IRS Notice 1444 and the Tax Implications of CARES Act Payments

Launching a Business? How to Treat Start-Up Expenses on Your Tax Return

While the COVID-19 crisis has devastated many existing businesses, the pandemic has also created opportunities for entrepreneurs to launch new businesses. For example, some businesses are being launched online to provide products and services to people staying at home. [...]

By |2020-06-22T17:23:43-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Launching a Business? How to Treat Start-Up Expenses on Your Tax Return

Good Records Are The Key To Tax Deductions And Trouble-Free IRS Audits

If you operate a small business, or you’re starting a new one, you probably know you need to keep records of your income and expenses. In particular, you should carefully record your expenses in order to claim the full [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:00:32-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Good Records Are The Key To Tax Deductions And Trouble-Free IRS Audits

Rioting Damage At Your Business? You May Be Able To Claim Casualty Loss Deductions

The recent riots around the country have resulted in many storefronts, office buildings and business properties being destroyed. In the case of stores or other businesses with inventory, some of these businesses lost products after looters ransacked their property. [...]

By |2020-06-09T18:27:32-04:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Rioting Damage At Your Business? You May Be Able To Claim Casualty Loss Deductions

5 Steps to Streamline The Month-End Close

Many companies struggle to close the books at the end of the month. The month-end close requires accounting personnel to round up data from across the organization. Under normal conditions, this process can strain internal resources. However, in recent [...]

By |2020-06-09T18:27:42-04:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: |Comments Off on 5 Steps to Streamline The Month-End Close

Business Meal Deductions: The Current Rules Amid Proposed Changes

Restaurants and entertainment venues have been hard hit by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. One of the tax breaks that President Trump has proposed to help them is an increase in the amount that can be deducted for business [...]

By |2020-06-09T18:27:46-04:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Business Meal Deductions: The Current Rules Amid Proposed Changes

Revenue Recognition and Leases: FASB Gives Certain Entities More Time

Private companies and most nonprofits were supposed to implement updated revenue recognition guidance in fiscal year 2019 and updated lease guidance in fiscal year 2021. In the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, the Financial Accounting Standards Board [...]

By |2020-06-09T18:28:05-04:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Revenue Recognition and Leases: FASB Gives Certain Entities More Time

Fortunate Enough To Get A PPP Loan? Forgiven Expenses Aren’t Deductible

The IRS has issued guidance clarifying that certain deductions aren’t allowed if a business has received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan. Specifically, an expense isn’t deductible if both: The payment of the expense results in forgiveness of a [...]

By |2020-05-18T12:30:50-04:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Fortunate Enough To Get A PPP Loan? Forgiven Expenses Aren’t Deductible

Business Charitable Contribution Rules Have Changed Under The CARES Act

In light of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many businesses are interested in donating to charity. In order to incentivize charitable giving, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act made some liberalizations to the rules governing charitable [...]

By |2020-05-11T14:07:55-04:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Business Charitable Contribution Rules Have Changed Under The CARES Act