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May 10 – Report Tips to Employee   If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during April, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than May 10. Your employer is required to withhold FICA taxes and income tax… View Article

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Reminder: Claims for Recovery Rebate Credit About to Expire

In response to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. government enacted several measures to provide financial relief to Americans. Among these measures were the Economic Impact Payments (EIPs), also known as stimulus checks. These payments were part of broader legislation aimed at mitigating the financial strain on individuals and families across the… View Article

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Proving Noncash Charitable Contributions

Tax legislation passed in late 2017 nearly doubled the standard deduction for years 2018 through 2025, and now about 90% of individuals filing a tax return are taking advantage of the higher standard amount and are not itemizing their deductions. For the 10% of filers still itemizing, one of the most common tax-deductible charitable contributions… View Article

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5 Steps You Should Take Every Time You Open QuickBooks

When it comes to managing your small business finances, establishing a consistent routine is important. This is especially true when using QuickBooks, a powerful accounting software system that can help you stay organized and make informed decisions about your finances daily. Here are five key steps you should take every time you open QuickBooks: Look… View Article

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Payroll Management: A Complete Guide for SMBS

Payroll taxes can be a significant headache for many small—to medium-sized business owners. Without proper education, entrepreneurs can find themselves in trouble with the IRS and state tax agencies. Fortunately, if you’ve been struggling with payroll taxes, you’re in the right place.   This guide will help you understand and manage payroll taxes effectively to… View Article

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Secure Your Child’s Financial Future: The Importance of Establishing Custodial Accounts Early

As the parents, ensuring the financial security of our children is paramount. One effective tool for this is a custodial account, a financial mechanism designed to hold and protect assets for minors until they reach adulthood. In this article, we will explore what custodial accounts are, how to set them up, and why they’re a… View Article

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Understanding IRS RMD Transition Relief Extension

If you’ve been hearing about changes in retirement plans and need to understand what’s going on, this blog is here to help. Let’s break down the latest news on Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from the IRS and explain it in simple terms. What’s an RMD? An RMD is a Required Minimum Distribution. When you reach… View Article

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Freshen Your Finances: QuickBooks Spring Cleaning Tips

As the season changes and springtime approaches, it’s not just your home that could use a good cleaning. Your financial records, especially in QuickBooks, could benefit from a little spring cleaning too. With tax season in full swing and the start of a new fiscal year for many businesses, now is the perfect time to… View Article

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Top 10 Ways to Spot a Tax Scam

Tax season can be stressful enough without having to worry about falling victim to tax scams. With cybercrime and identity theft becoming increasingly prevalent as more people file their taxes online, it’s wise to be vigilant and aware of potential scams targeting your personal information (and your financial well-being!) Here are the top 10 ways… View Article

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Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here Are Some Payment Options

About 3 out of 4 American taxpayers receive a refund each year when they file their income tax returns, but there are those who for one reason or another end up owing. Of those who owe Uncle Sam, many don’t have the means to pay what they owe by the return due date (usually in… View Article

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