3 Secrets Accountants Think Business Owners to Know About Payroll Taxes
Payroll taxes can be a source of frustration for many small business owners. It's imperative business owners fully comply with IRS tax mandates to avoid the risk of
What is milling and paving?
Milling asphalt is an environmentally friendly and very cost effective way to repair asphalt. Although appearing by sight and touch to be tough, asphalt can quickly wear down due to traffic, weather, and sunlight. The milling process consists of using a milling machine (pictured above) to scrape off the top layer of asphalt to a …
Is Hiring a CPA Worth it? 5 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth
Often when people find out I’m a tax accountant, I get asked, “How much does a CPA cost?” It’s like me asking “How much does a home cost?” We all understand that a 1,000 square-foot home in Kansas has a different cost than a 1,000 square-foot penthouse condo in New...
How I Crowdsource My Grocery Shopping With Instacart
Instacart delivers grocery items from your local stores directly to your door step in less than two hours.
Tax filing preparation checklist
In addition to the tax statements that are arriving this month, you'll need some other information to file your return. Today's Daily Tax Tip offers a checklist of what to round up, for either yourself if you plan to file on your own or for your tax professional. General information and documents that will be useful include: Social Security numbers for yourself, your spouse and all dependents. Last year's federal return. If you live in a state that collects taxes, dig out that old return, too. They can serve as guides to this year's filing. Records of estimated tax payments...
TaxProf Blog: The 100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting
I am honored to be included on the list of Accounting Today's 100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting for the ninth year in a row: Caron once stood out as one of the few serious tax bloggers out there; now that there are a lot more tax blogs...
Top 5 Women's Shoes for Spring
Donald J Pliner has always placed an emphasis on comfort and fashion, both a part of our spring collection. Here are our top women’s shoes for spring.
Tax Preparation Advice: 4 Scams to Avoid This Year
With the start of the New Year, it's time to start thinking about tax preparation. During the filing season tax scammers are on the prowl. Here are the four biggest scams
Tax Season Preparation 101
As I put my own tax documents into a folder marked “2012 tax documents,” I think about all my clients and their methods of preparing for tax season. It seems like this time of year, my friends lik…
Reconstructing records after a disaster; IRS provides tips to help taxpayers
FS-2018-18, November 2018 ― With 2018 bringing record-setting hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters to many parts of the country, many Americans are now facing the challenge of reconstructing their financial records.