Category Archives: Self-Employed

Reminder for New Tax Return Due Dates, Other Tax Reform Changes

Due dates changed for partnerships, C corporations and several other business returns last year. For calendar-year S corporations and partnerships, the filing date is March 15 and is April 15 for C corporations. The date for fiscal year C corporations … Continue reading

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Wayfair

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a historic decision in the sales and use tax nexus case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The 5–4 ruling overturns physical presence standards upheld in previous cases, such as Quill … Continue reading

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IRS Issues Standard Mileage Rates for 2019

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2019 optional standard mileage rates used to  calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. … Continue reading

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Year End: Tax Planning Considerations for Businesses & Business Owners

The tips below were included in our 2018 Year-End Business Client Guide. Tip #1 – For tax years beginning after 2017, taxpayers other than corporations may be entitled to a deduction of up to 20% of their qualified business income. … Continue reading

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)

The TCJA was signed into law at the end of 2017. The IRS has been working throughout 2018 on this major piece of tax legislation, issuing proposed regulations, notices, memos, FAQs and more to help businesses make sense of all … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners, Self-Employed Should Plan Now for New Changes

The following article was published by the IRS. Before the end of the year, small business owners should become familiar with how the new tax law changes may affect them. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in December 2017, … Continue reading

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More Small Businesses Able to Use the ‘Cash Method’ Now

More “small businesses” are able to use the cash (as opposed to accrual) method of accounting in 2018 and later years than were allowed to do so in earlier years. To qualify as a “small business” a taxpayer must, among … Continue reading

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