RSS Feed Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Tax Withholding for Seasonal and Part-Time Employees Part-time and seasonal employees are subject to the same tax withholding rules that apply to other employees. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Tax Return Tips for Last-Minute Filers If you've been procrastinating about filing your tax return this year, here are some tips that might help. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Saving for Education: Understanding 529 Plans Section 529 plans are an excellent way to save for your child's education and can be used for pre-college and vocational education expenses as well as college. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Deducting Business-Related Car Expenses If you're self-employed and use your car for business, you can deduct certain business-related car expenses. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Avoiding Tax Surprises When Retiring Overseas Are you approaching retirement age and wondering where you can retire to make your retirement nest egg last longer? Retiring abroad may be the answer. But first, it's important to look at the tax implications because not all retirement destinations are created equal. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Q & A: The $10,200 Unemployment Tax Break A new tax break - in effect only for the 2020 tax year - allows you to exclude the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation from your taxable income. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 PPP Loan Deadline Extended Through May 31 The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021 was signed into law on March 31, extending the deadline to apply for a loan by an additional 60 days. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 contains several tax provisions affecting individuals and families. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Federal Tax Deadline Extended To May 17 The federal income tax filing due date for individual taxpayers, including those who pay self-employment tax, has been extended to Monday, May 17, 2021. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Economic Impact Payments: Round Three Starting March 12, the IRS began sending out the third round of economic impact payments via direct deposit, paper checks, and EIP Cards. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Home Office Deduction Your tax preparer is trained to prepare your taxes in your best interest. This means that he/she will look for any and every deduction and credits you may qualify for under the IRS tax code. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 09:00:00 -0500 Amending Individual Tax Returns with the IRS There are many details that go into your return, so it is not uncommon to miss something in the process of filing a return. It is also possible that after you have filed your return, your employer or contractor will send you a correction on the total income you earned throughout the year. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:00:00 -0500 Payroll Topic - San Diego Minimum Wage Rises to $10.50 Beginning July 11th 2016 minimum wage in San Diego has been raised to $10.50 per hour. Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:00:00 -0500 Tax Planning Topic - Marriage Tax Advantages It's wedding season! You have worked hard for so long to make your big day perfect. Your wedding day is worth every penny you spend, but it?s still nice to keep money in your pocket where you can, so let?s talk about the tax advantages you get from the IRS as a wedding gift when you file your tax return next year. Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:00:00 -0500 Payroll Topic - California Overtime Law Have you ever worked from 8am to 5pm and ended up being confused about why you did not receive an hour of overtime on your paycheck? Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0500 Payroll Topic-California Sick Leave Law The Sick Leave law has been in effect since July 1, 2015, but many small business owners, who run payroll, still have many questions relating to this law. Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0500