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April 15 – But It’s Not Tax Day?!

Today is April 15 but it isn’t Tax Day.  The deadline for filing your 2015 taxes is actually Monday, April 18.  That’s good news if you’ve been procrastinating because you get a few more days! The reason for the deadline being moved is because today is Emancipation D...  Read More

Tangible Personal Property Tax Returns Due TOMORROW in Florida

April 1 is the deadline for filing the Tangible Personal Property tax for businesses in Florida. Tangible personal property (TPP) is stuff you can feel or touch that is moveable – basically anything that is not real estate or attached to real estate. Inventory is not included in...  Read More

2014 Tax returns due 9/15 for businesses on extension

It’s hard to believe how fast 2015 is going.  The deadline for 2014 tax returns for businesses (corporations and partnership) on extension is quickly approaching!    The deadline is September 15- that’s just two weeks away.  Contact your CPA right away if you still haven&#...  Read More

Disasters and Your Tax Documents

You need to keep tax records for several years, but paper copies are risky. Storms, floods, or simply moving can result in losing or misplacing these documents. Electronic records, kept online, can save you from disasters, while keeping your documents available. ld tax returns and...  Read More

May 1 Deadline to File Florida Annual Report

If you are a Florida business owner, today – May 1 – is the last day to file your annual report with the state.  You can renew here.  If you don’t file the annual report today you face a $400 reinstatement fee that will NOT be waived. Interested in setting up a busin...  Read More

2014 Year End Tax Update

  In case you didn’t hear the news, Congress extended all of the tax breaks that ended in 2013… for just one more year. While this leaves the future hazy at least it gives us a little bit of time in 2014 to make some adjustments. Here is a run down of the extended tax breaks for...  Read More

Miss America Pageant Plays Accounting Games

Being a South Jersey native and growing up in Atlantic City, the Miss America Pageant was always an exciting thing.  I even got to be in the Miss America Parade in high school with the marching band.  But it wasn’t until seeing this John Oliver piece that I really gave it much t...  Read More

Contractors vs. Employees

When companies are hiring there is often a question of whether they are bringing on contractors or employees. Sometimes it is easy to figure out, like when you use an outsourcing company or a subcontractor. Other times it can be more difficult to determine, such as hiring a remote emp...  Read More

Estate, Trust & Gift Tax for 2014

I recently made a presentation to financial industry professionals regarding tax issues for Estate & Trusts gifts.  Here is a movie of the slideshow presentation.  Have questions?  Feel free to contact me! Youtube video: Estate, Trust & Gift Taxation 2014  ...  Read More
Doing Good and Lowering Your Tax Bill

Keep the Feds Out of Your Swiss Bank Account

What is the best way to keep the Feds hands out of your Swiss bank account? Make sure you file your FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) by the deadline on June 30, 2014. This filing requirement applies if you had a foreign bank account balance over $10,000 during the...  Read More