We are in the final stretch of 2019 and now is a good time to check your withholding estimator.  Grab your paystubs and other income documents from all income sources.  Grab your most recent documents on pensions, annuities, Social Security benefits and self-employment income, as well as 2018 tax return.  Go to irs.gov and check…

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If you are a regular business traveler incurring expenses, This is your heads up that as of Oct1, there are new IRS per-diem rates in effect.  The daily business traveler expenses are broken into three categories: Special transportation industry meal and incidental expenses, or M&IE rates $66 for locations in the continental United States (CONUS)…

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In a celebration of the international day of sign languages, IRS ASL Channel on YouTube featured several tax topics: Tax Tips – videos on general tax topics – meant to help people understand their tax responsibilities ID Theft – as taxpayers and their returns becomes a major target for identity thieves, the IRS provides videos…

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Third Quarter Estimated tax payment due Monday Sept 16. Can you believe major tax reform is in its second year?  As taxpayers are seeing its full effect on 2018 returns, the IRS reminds people who pay estimated tax that their third quarter payment for 2019 is due Monday September 16.  Thanks, IRS. On a brighter…

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7 Simple business steps can save untold hours of labor, confusion and misery when you prepare for tax season.

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The month of June is not normally regarded as important in terms of accounting deadlines.  But June and July are known in the accounting industry as the Accountant Conference months.   So many industry conferences are held in June and July that there are lists of the top Accounting Conferences so firms can determine which best…

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