Category: Business Consulting and Planning

Business Consulting and Planning

IRS Issues Safe Harbor for Business Vehicles that Qualify for First-Year Bonus Depreciation by Cherry Laufenberg, CPA


Posted on April 16, 2019 by Cherry Laufenberg

Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), businesses have an opportunity to claim larger depreciation deductions beginning in 2018 for qualifying new and used property, including passenger vehicles, they acquire and place into service between Sept. 28, 2017, and Dec. 31, 2026. However, it is critical that businesses pay particular attention to recent IRS […]

IRS Warns of Top Tax Schemes for 2019 by Edward N. Cooper, CPA


Posted on April 05, 2019 by Edward Cooper

By Edward N. Cooper, CPA The IRS has issued its annual list of the Dirty Dozen scams that taxpayers should look out for in 2019. Under U.S. laws, taxpayers are legally responsible for the information contained in their tax returns, even when those documents are prepared by someone else. Therefore, it is critical that you […]

New York Issues Guidance on State Sales Tax Nexus by Michael Hirsch, JD, LLM


Posted on January 28, 2019 by Michael Hirsch

On Jan. 15, 2019, the New York Department of Taxation and Finance finally issued its response to the Supreme Court’s June 2018 decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which expands states’ abilities to impose sale tax reporting and collection responsibilities on out-of-state vendors regardless of whether or not the sellers have a substantial physical presence […]

IRS Sets Inflation Adjustments for 2019 by Tony Gutierrez, CPA


Posted on January 10, 2019 by Anthony Gutierrez

The IRS announced the annual inflation adjustments to various provisions of the tax code for 2019. You should consider each of these changes very carefully as you plan for tax efficiency this year and when you prepare your 2019 tax returns in 2020. Tax Rates The top tax rate of 37 percent applies to individual […]

Reconstructing Records Following a Disaster Event by Adam Cohen, CPA


Posted on January 03, 2019 by Adam Cohen

Taxpayers affected by disasters, such as fires, floods or hurricanes, may need to reconstruct their records to prove they suffered losses for tax purposes and to qualify for federal assistance and insurance reimbursement. Following are some resources to help individual obtain copies of documentation that they may have lost as a result of a disaster […]

Protect your Business from Remote Access Takeover Attacks by Joseph L. Saka CPA/PFS


Posted on November 07, 2017 by Joseph Saka

The wireless networks, cell phones, routers, printers and other electronics that businesses and their employees regularly use in the office setting could be the weak link to allowing hackers to take over an organization’s entire digital network.  According to the IRS, remote access takeover attacks are on the rise, putting businesses and their data at […]