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 …
IRS Taxpayer Advocate Questions Preparation of Tax Preparers
Three big issues: Code, cooperation, competence. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, who heads the Taxpayer Advocate Service, is citing three broad areas that Congress should deal with if it hopes to avoid revenue catastrophe … Continued
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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...
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…
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...
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
How to Get New CPA & Bookkeeping Clients During Tax Season
Why would you pass up this opportunity to educate them on all the other services you offer besides tax filing?
Reduce Your 2018 Taxes By Up To 50% Before Year End
On this call I discuss how to Reduce Your 2018 Taxes By Up To 50% Before Year End - Michael Uadiale, CPA, ACA, CGMA, PhD - Smeed CPA. To schedule an appointm...
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The five keys to kick-starting new careers they don't teach in college. By Steven Sacks Neithetechnology nor accounting are the most important factors.