Planning Moves that may Help Lower your Tax Bill

As the end of the year approaches, it is a good time to think of planning moves that may help lower your tax bill for this year and possibly the next. As of this date, Congress has not extended a number of important tax breaks that expired at the end of 2014. Some of these tax breaks ultimately may be…

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Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2015

As we approach the end of 2015, we want to remind you of the Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2015. Deferring earnings to retirement plans may allow you to reduce your taxable income for 2015. 401K, 403B AND MOST 457 PLANS Regular Contribution Limit- $18,000 “Catch-up” contribution limit for employees who participate in the above listed plans and are over…

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What does the Affordable Care Act mean to You?

With the New Year upon us and tax season kicking into full gear, there have been lots of questions as to how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect your 2014 tax filings.   On the business side of things, the majority of the new reporting deadlines have been delayed until the 2015 tax year. This means most of the…

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President signs Extenders – What Does this Mean for Filing Season?

If you hadn’t heard by now, Congress passed a temporary extenders bill Dec. 16, which was signed into law by the President today. The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 retroactively extends for one year (to Dec. 31, 2014) all the provisions that expired last year. So yes, that means those very same provisions will expire in just a few…

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Do a Little ‘Outdoor’ Marketing This Summer

Whether your business sells seasonal products or provides services throughout the year, summer is a HOT season for marketing. The warmer weather offers some flexibility with marketing events and campaigns, and that means you can be creative. Most people like to get out during the summer months, so the potential to attract prospects and clients to your marketing events is higher. The following are a few creative ideas to spice up your summer marketing efforts.

Harness the Power of the Mobile Office— Enjoy the Freedom of Being Wire-free

Technology is a wonderful thing. We know it in our firm because we use advanced technology to our advantage—that is, working anytime and from any device, having 24/7 access to files, and the ability to work from home, a client’s site, or the airport! And now that just about any gadget you can imagine is portable and affordable, your small business doesn’t have to be confined to your office or your dining room table.

A Not-So-Ordinary Tax Season is History

This was more than your typical tax season. With a plethora of changes to the tax code and a late start brought about by 11th hour congressional decisions, it was an even more harried and intense process than usual. We appreciate the good working relationships with our clients that helped us keep moving to meet the April 15 deadline—thank you!

E-Filing – A Reminder WHY It’s the Way to Go!

Hopefully, you are part of the more than 80% of taxpayers that take advantage of e-filing. If you’re not, we want to remind you WHY you should. Take a moment to read our short (but very convincing) list. The April 15th tax deadline is just around the corner, so we wanted to dedicate one last post to remind you of the value of e-filing your return.

4 Quick Tips to Ready Yourself for April 15

The tax deadline always seems to sneak up on taxpayers. Don’t fall into this trap and cause yourself added stress. If you’ve yet to pull things together…start preparing now. The following are four easy tips to be sure that you are ready for the April 15 tax deadline:

Spring is Just Around the Corner… and so is April 15th

As we look forward to the end of winter and the launch of spring, that also means the April 15th tax deadline is that much closer. Being prepared is the best way to ensure a smooth tax season and minimize any surprises. So, if you’ve yet to dig in and give some dedicated focus to your taxes, here are a few suggestions to get you going: