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2013 Corporate Tax Return Deadline March 17, 2014

The business tax return deadline is quickly coming!  Normally C- and S- corporation tax returns are due on March 15th, but this year that date is a Saturday so the kind folks at the IRS make the following Monday, March 17th the deadline instead. At this point if you haven’t gotten you...  Read More

May 15 Filing Deadline for December Year End Non-Profit Entities

If you are a non-profit entity with a December 31 tax year end you have a filing deadline on May 15! If you are not ready to complete your Form 990, Form 990-EZ, or 990-N e-postcard, make sure you file for your first extension with Form 8868....  Read More

Funniest Accountant Ever

OK folks- this is it.  I think I found the funniest accountant ever.  No really.  He’s a CPA and a standup comedian.  And he actually is pretty funny.  So if you ever wanted to get your kicks off some tax jokes, I present Mr. Greg Kyte, CPA.  Check out his skit on his website ww...  Read More

2012 Fourth Quarter Estimated Payments 1040-ES

If you make quarterly estimated payments, the fourth payment for 2012 is due today, January 15, 2013.  If you need a voucher and instructions for filing estimated tax payments they can be downloaded from the IRS website here.  Filing estimated tax payments helps you avoid those late p...  Read More

1040 Individual 2012 Tax Filing Begins January 30, 2013

The IRS just announced that the 2012 tax filings for individuals can be submitted beginning January 30, 2013. Start collecting your tax information now and to be ready to file!...  Read More

Taking Moving Expenses as Tax Deductions

With the economy as it is these days people might find themselves moving to find work.  It is possible for these expenses to be tax deductible.  Here is a guide as to how. A Case of Two Tests There are two tests that determine if your moving expenses are deductible- distance and time....  Read More

Scary looking mail from the IRS

Have you ever gotten one of those ominous looking envelopes from the IRS?  Even as a seasoned CPA when one of those IRS envelopes shows up at my front door I feel my pulse quicken.  And if you don’t know what I am talking about, consider yourself lucky! I have recently seen a sh...  Read More

Here we go!

So in the midst of yet another tax extension busy season I made the decision (on the advice of the wise Denise Jacobs) to make a real effort to regularly blog about all sorts of accounting and tax related topics.  Hopefully you find some interesting information here!  If you have a sp...  Read More