Entries by Mike

Medical Deductions & The New Tax Law

Note: The is one of a series of articles explaining how the various tax changes in the GOP’s Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (referred to as “the Act” in this article), which passed in late December of 2017, could affect you and your family, both in 2018 and future years. This series offers strategies that […]

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February 2018 Individual Due Dates

February 1 – Tax Appointment If you don’t already have an appointment scheduled with this office, you should call to make an appointment that is convenient for you. February 12 – Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during January, you are […]

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2018 Standard Mileage Rates Announced

As it does every year, the Internal Revenue Service recently announced the inflation- adjusted 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable or medical purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (or a van, pickup or […]

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How Small Businesses Write Off Equipment Purchases

From time to time, an owner of a small business will purchase equipment, office furnishings, vehicles, computer systems and other items for use in the business.  How to deduct the cost for tax purposes is not always an easy decision because there are a number of options available, and the decision will depend upon whether […]

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Will Your 2018 Withholding Be Right?

Note: The is one of a series of articles explaining how the various tax changes made by the GOP’s Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (referred to as the “Act” in the article), passed late in December 2017, might effect you and your family in 2018 and future years, and offering strategies you might employ to […]

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New Tax Law Cracks Down on Home Mortgage Interest

Note: The is one of a series of articles explaining how the various tax changes made by the GOP’s Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (referred to as the “Act” in the article), passed late in December 2017, might affect you and your family in 2018 and future years, and offering strategies you might employ to […]

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5 Things You Need to Do After Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

Congratulations! You’ve decided to dive into the exciting world of entrepreneurship and bring that great business idea to life. Whether you’re opening a local brick-and-mortar business that your community needs, looking to grow rapidly in the next few years and get an investor, or just keep things small and solo, certain steps come next that […]