Monthly Archives: January 2017

Missed a 60 Day Rollover

Missed a 60-Day Rollover? There May Be Relief Article Highlights: 60-Day Rollover Requirements Financial Institution Error Private Letter Ruling Self-Certification Procedure Taxpayers can take a distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan and if they roll it over (put it back) within 60 days they can avoid taxation on the distributed amount. (This [...]

By |2017-01-27T17:33:04-08:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Missed a 60 Day Rollover

Dodging Tax Penalties

Article Highlights: Unintentional Penalties Underpayment of Estimated Tax and Withholding Late Payment Penalty Late Filing Penalty Negligence Penalty Dishonored Check Penalty Missing ID Number Penalty Most taxpayers don’t intentionally incur tax penalties, but many who are penalized are simply not aware of the penalties or the impact they can have on their wallet. As tax [...]

By |2017-02-03T17:23:55-08:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dodging Tax Penalties

What does the Future Hold for Taxes?

Article Highlights: Trump’s Proposed Tax Policies Consolidated Tax Rates Increased Standard Deductions Comparison Worksheet Other Factors  One topic that is frequently being discussed is what the future holds for individual taxation under incoming President Trump. Numerous blog entries have been posted on the issue; many proclaim that the wealthy will be the beneficiaries of Trump’s [...]

By |2017-02-03T17:20:59-08:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on What does the Future Hold for Taxes?

Important Tax Changes for Small Businesses

Article Highlights: Section 179 Expensing Bonus Depreciation Vehicle Depreciation New Filing Due Dates Work Opportunity Credit Research Credit Tax legislation passed late in December 2015 (the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act) extended a number of favorable business provisions and made some others permanent. The provisions can have a significant impact on a business's taxes [...]

By |2017-02-03T17:24:38-08:00January 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Important Tax Changes for Small Businesses

10 Questions to Ask Your Financial Team When Starting Up

Starting up your business is an exciting time, but it is also a time with any questions. While it may seem initially very easy to create a product, open a store, and start selling, the financial aspects of being successful are a bit more challenging. As you consider the process of starting up, discovering a [...]

By |2017-02-03T17:25:35-08:00January 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask Your Financial Team When Starting Up

Standard Mileage Rates for 2017 Announced

Article Highlights: 2017 Standard Mileage Rates Business, Charitable, Medical and Moving Rates Important Considerations for 2017 Switching Between the Actual Expense and the Standard Mileage Rate Methods Employer Reimbursements Special Allowances for SUVs As it does every year, the Internal Revenue Service recently announced the inflation- adjusted 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate [...]

By |2017-02-03T17:23:09-08:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Standard Mileage Rates for 2017 Announced

1099 Filing Date Just Around the Corner

January 31 - 1099-MISCs Due to Service Providers & the IRS - The due date for mailing the recipient copy of the 1099 that reports 2016 payments is January 31, 2017.  The copy that goes to the IRS is ALSO due January 31, 2017. If you are a business and paid $600 or more to individuals, [...]

By |2017-01-05T00:55:48-08:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 1099 Filing Date Just Around the Corner
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