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Taxes

Is more tax reform on the horizon?

July 27, 2018

Blog Image Is more tax reform on the horizon?

President Trump and Republican lawmakers currently are considering a second round of tax reform legislation as a follow-up to last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). As of this writing, there’s been no actual bill drafted. However, House Ways and Means Committee Chair Kevin Brady (R-TX) just released a broad outline or framework of what the tax package may contain. 

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3 keys to a successful accounting system upgrade

July 26, 2018

Blog Image 3 keys to a successful accounting system upgrade

Technology is tricky. Much of today’s software is engineered so well that it will perform adequately for years. But new and better features are being created all the time. And if you’re not getting as much out of your financial data as your competitors are, you could be at a disadvantage.

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Pass-Through Entities and the 20 Percent Tax Break

January 22, 2018

Blog Image Pass-Through Entities and the 20 Percent Tax Break

Small-business owners and partners are scratching their heads over the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and how the new 20 percent tax deduction for pass-through entities will work. Here's a little background:

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Tax Planning for Small Business

November 1, 2017

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The end of the year is quickly approaching, and it's time to schedule your yearly tax planning appointment. To take full advantage of the credits and deductions that can save your business money, you should make a point to sit down with your accountant or CPA.

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Important IRS Information about the California Wildfires

October 18, 2017

Blog Image Important IRS Information about the California Wildfires

It has been a difficult ten days for all of us in the North Bay area. Thank you to everyone that has reached out to check on us and our families. Your support is very appreciated. Many of you have asked how you can help. If you are moved to, here are a few places that are directly serving the community: 

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Mid-Year Tax Planning for Business

June 7, 2017

Blog Image Mid-Year Tax Planning for Business

Don't make the mistake many business owners make by waiting until the end of the year to worry about your taxes. Mid-year tax planning allows you to make changes and adjustments while you still can, saving you time, money, and surprises when tax season arrives. There's nothing worse than hearing your accountant say, "If you had only made this one adjustment, you could have saved (insert dollar amount here)."

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About 1099s

May 23, 2017

Blog Image What Small Business Owners Should Know About 1099s

As a busy business owner, chances are you may need to hire a contractor at some point. We're all for it -- contractors are specialized professionals who can help take over an area of your business so you can focus on what you do best. If you hire contractors, you'll need to know the ins and outs of 1099s.

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Important Tax Dates for 2017

January 31, 2017

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Mark your calendars for these important tax dates for 2017.

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How to Get Your Business Ready for Tax Season

January 18, 2017

Blog Image How to Get Your Business Ready for Tax Season

While there are some legitimate reasons to file a tax return extension, for most business owners, it doesn't make sense. If you're running your business properly, you'll be ready to make that date with your CPA before the New Year's confetti has been swept off the floor. Here are our tips for a smooth tax filing.

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Changes Your Business Should Know for 2017

January 7, 2017

Blog Image Changes Your Business Should Know for 2017

There are some changes you'll want to know for budgeting and financial planning purposes in the new year. Some result in more expenses for your business, but there are also some that will benefit you. Here's what you need to know for 2017.

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