June Estimated Tax Payments Are Just Around the Corner

Article Highlights: Employees Self-Employed Individuals Individuals with Sources of Income Without Withholding Quarterly Payments Underpayment Penalty Safe Harbor Payments June 15th falls on the weekend this year, so the due date for the second installment of estimated taxes is the next business day, June 17, which is just around the corner. So, it is time…

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The Professional Association of Small Business Accountants Holds 13th Annual Awards Ceremony and Honors Six Members

The Professional Association of Small Business Accountants Clearwater Beach, FL, May 8, 2019 — The Professional Association of Small Business Accountants held its 13th annual awards ceremony at the 2019 Spring Marketing Conference in Clearwater Beach this week. Six well-deserving members were honored with awards during the conference dinner party, located at Opal Sands Resort.…

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School’s Out – Who Is Going to Take Care of the Kids?

Article Highlights: Child Age Limits Employment-Related Expense Married Taxpayer Earnings Limits Disabled or Full-Time-Student Spouse Expense Limits Summer has just arrived, and there is a tax break that working parents should know about. Many working parents must arrange for care of their children under 13 years of age (or any age if disabled) during the…

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Gift Tax Treatment of Tuition Plans

Article Highlights: Purpose of Qualified Tuition Plans Gift Tax Implications Special Five-Year Election Change of Beneficiary Eligible Expenses Direct Payment of Tuition Qualified tuition plans (QTPs) provide a means for family members and others to save for the future educational needs of children. Investment earnings within a QTP account are tax deferred and not taxable…

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More Small Business Tax Deductions

When it comes to filing taxes, there are many ways small businesses can save money. Small business owners can take advantage of different tax deductions and place their saved dollars back into their business. Whether you work from home, an office, or a vehicle, here are some ideas to consider. Added together, these costs can…

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Standard Mileage Rates for 2018 Up from Rates for 2017

Standard Mileage Rates for 2018 Up from Rates for 2017

Do you use a vehicle for your business? If you use your vehicle solely for business purposes, then you can deduct its entire cost of operation. If you drive for Amazon Flex, Uber, Lyft (or your job/business in general) you need to know about these upcoming changes. WASHINGTON ― The Internal Revenue Service today issued the…

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Seattle Business License Tax Due Dates

The date your taxes are due depends on your reporting status. Your reporting status indicates how often you are required to file taxes and is listed on your business license. If you do not know your reporting status, contact us. This video summarizes Seattle business license tax due dates for each reporting status. You pay…

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Business Accounting: 21 Vital Tasks

Business Accounting: 21 Vital Tasks

Taking care of business finances can be complicated, but proper management can cut down on much of the drudgery. The key actions are to create a realistic budget plan, correctly record transactions, regularly check your results, and keep good records. You also need to be comfortable with basic financial reports like balance sheets, income statements,…

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Small Business Tax Accountants

Small business tax accountants are key to the success and longevity of any small business. Having a qualified and reputable accountant is essential to all aspects of running a small business. From payroll, to loans, and even coming up with a sound business plan; small business tax accountants are here to help. So, how do…

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