Business Website Costs: Guidance For Taxes

The business use of websites is widespread. But surprisingly, the IRS hasn’t yet issued formal guidance on when Internet website costs can be deducted. Fortunately, established rules that generally apply to the deductibility of business costs, and IRS guidance [...]

By |2020-09-21T12:34:30-04:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Business Website Costs: Guidance For Taxes

2020 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines For Businesses And Other Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2020. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us [...]

By |2020-09-14T15:53:06-04:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , |Comments Off on 2020 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines For Businesses And Other Employers

Employers Have Questions And Concerns About Deferring Employees’ Social Security Taxes

The IRS has provided guidance to employers regarding the recent presidential action to allow employers to defer the withholding, deposit and payment of certain payroll tax obligations. The three-page guidance in Notice 2020-65 was issued to implement President Trump’s [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:06:01-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Employers Have Questions And Concerns About Deferring Employees’ Social Security Taxes

CARES Act Made Changes To Excess Business Losses

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act made changes to excess business losses. This includes some changes that are retroactive and there may be opportunities for some businesses to file amended tax returns. If you hold an [...]

By |2020-08-26T13:51:38-04:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on CARES Act Made Changes To Excess Business Losses

The President’s Action To Defer Payroll Taxes: What Does It Mean For Your Business?

On August 8, President Trump signed four executive actions, including a Presidential Memorandum to defer the employee’s portion of Social Security taxes for some people. These actions were taken in an effort to offer more relief due to the COVID-19 [...]

By |2020-08-17T17:33:34-04:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The President’s Action To Defer Payroll Taxes: What Does It Mean For Your Business?

File Cash Transaction Reports for Your Business — On Paper or Electronically

Does your business receive large amounts of cash or cash equivalents? You may be required to submit forms to the IRS to report these transactions. Filing requirements Each person engaged in a trade or business who, in the course [...]

By |2020-08-03T12:17:19-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on File Cash Transaction Reports for Your Business — On Paper or Electronically

Even If No Money Changes Hands, Bartering is a Taxable Transaction

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses are strapped for cash. They may find it beneficial to barter for goods and services instead of paying cash for them. If your business gets involved in bartering, remember that the fair [...]

By |2020-07-20T13:15:30-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Even If No Money Changes Hands, Bartering is a Taxable Transaction

Businesses: Get Ready For the New Form 1099-NEC

There’s a new IRS form for business taxpayers that pay or receive nonemployee compensation. Beginning with tax year 2020, payers must complete Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation, to report any payment of $600 or more to a payee. Why the [...]

By |2020-07-13T14:13:41-04:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Businesses: Get Ready For the New Form 1099-NEC

Steer Clear of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

If you own or manage a business with employees, you may be at risk for a severe tax penalty. It’s called the “Trust Fund Recovery Penalty” because it applies to the Social Security and income taxes required to be [...]

By |2020-07-06T13:21:26-04:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Steer Clear of the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

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