Posted on May 22, 2023
The IRS extended until August 15, 2023, various federal tax filing and payment deadlines for individuals and businesses impacted by recent storms, tornadoes and flooding in South Florida’s Broward County. This relief is available to individuals who reside or have a business in a federally declared disaster area or whose records necessary for filing tax […]
Posted on May 18, 2023
In this episode Director of Tax Services Magda Szabo explains when and how to start the process of pre-immigration tax planning.
Operating a family-owned or closely held business requires owners to make business decisions with significant tax consequences. One example involves the compensation business owners pay themselves and whether those amounts are reasonable and whether the payments are deductible as “ordinary and necessary” business expenses. The answer can depend, in large part, on how the business […]
Posted on May 10, 2023
Criminals are constantly developing new and more elaborate ways to deceive taxpayers into revealing their personal identities and financial interests and ultimately cheating the U.S. tax system. To help protect yourself from becoming a victim of these crimes, the IRS annually publishes a “Dirty Dozen” list of the most common scams for which you should […]
Posted on May 02, 2023
U.S. tax law requires taxpayers to annually report many of their cross-border activities, including the existence of foreign bank accounts, interests in foreign companies and large gifts from foreign persons. While most of these reports are merely informational and have no bearing on taxpayers’ actual U.S. tax liabilities, failing to file the appropriate forms or […]
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed in 2022 ushered in enhanced tax credits for consumers who purchase new and used electric, hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles. However, it has become more difficult to qualify for the full value of the tax credit when you buy a new clean-energy vehicle that you place in service on or […]
In this episode Associate Director of Tax Services Joseph Leuchter explains bonus depreciation, changes to the law and why it’s important to plan before simply checking a box each year.
Posted on April 19, 2023
For tax years 2022 and 2023, businesses located in Florida may claim an Internship Tax Credit of up to $2,000 per student, per year, for up to five student interns they hire from one of the state’s public universities or colleges. That translates to as much as $10,000 a year in tax credits qualifying businesses […]
A key element of estate planning involves the creation of trusts to protect assets from creditors and provide financial security for beneficiaries. Over time, and especially as tax laws change, individuals must reassess existing plans and consider making changes or taking other actions to improve tax efficiency and wealth preservation for themselves and future generations. […]
Individuals participating in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) can contribute more of their pre-tax earnings to health savings accounts (HSAs) in 2023 to yield greater tax and savings benefits. For 2023, taxpayers may contribute up to $3,850 to an HSA and qualify for a full tax deduction. For family plans, the annual limit on deductible contributions […]