Business Owners: Year-end Tax Planning Strategies

Business Owners: Year-end Tax Planning Strategies Several end-of-year tax planning strategies are available to business owners to reduce their tax liability. Let’s take a look: Deferring Income Businesses using the cash method of accounting can defer income into 2022 by delaying end-of-year invoices so that payment is not received until 2023. Businesses using the accrual…

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Marginal vs. Effective Tax Rates

Marginal vs. Effective Tax Rates Understanding marginal and effective tax rates are important for tax planning purposes; however, many taxpayers don’t fully understand the differences. Let’s take a closer look: Marginal Tax Rate The United States has a progressive tax system. The more money you earn, the higher your tax rate is and the more…

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Employee Retention Credits

Employee Retention Credits Last year, the CARES Act introduced an Employee Retention Credit (ERC) to provide reimbursement of wages for businesses affected by the COVID-19 virus and incentivize employers to maintain a pre-pandemic level workforce. Although it was expanded and scheduled to expire at the end of the second quarter of 2021, it is ARPA…

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R&D Credits

R&D Credits Is your organization working to improve existing products, processes, or software? Or are you developing new ones? The research and development (R&D) tax credit has the potential to benefit your organization by providing valuable tax savings. The Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit remains one of the best opportunities for businesses to substantially reduce their…

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How Secure is Your Client Data?

How Secure is Your Client Data? As the digital world continues to expand, we must protect all of the information and valuables associated. Having faulty cybersecurity leaves a window of opportunity for cyber theft and data corruption. We have a team of certified specialists to identify weaknesses and implement the proper tools to prevent an…

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Six Steps to Protect Against Taxpayer ID Theft

Six Steps to Protect Against Taxpayer ID Theft Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses a taxpayer’s stolen personal information, such as a Social Security number, to file a tax return claiming a false refund. Thieves are actively working to steal taxpayer information and identities, and everyone should do everything they can to prevent identity…

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What to Know About Backup Withholding

What to Know About Backup Withholding Backup withholding is a federal tax on income that otherwise typically doesn’t require tax withholding, such as 1099 and W2-G income. Taxpayers who receive this type of income may have backup withholding deducted from their payments. Here is what you should know about backup withholding: Backup withholding is required…

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Employee Relocation: What Happens to Your Home?

Employee Relocation: What Happens to Your Home? Employees and small business owners often have questions about what to do with an employee’s home – and what the tax consequences might be – when they move to a new job location. Here are some answers: Employees Most employers want to protect the employee from being relocated…

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