Trust Fund Recovery Penalty: Who can it be personally assessed against?

Monday, September 25, 2023
If you own or manage a business with employees, there’s a harsh tax penalty that you could be at risk for paying personally. The Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP) applies...... Read More

Claiming big first-year real estate depreciation deductions

Monday, September 18, 2023
Your business may be able to claim big first-year depreciation tax deductions for eligible real estate expenditures rather than depreciate them over several years. But should you? It’s not as...... Read More

DOs and DON’Ts: deducting business meal and vehicle expenses

Monday, September 11, 2023
If you claim deductions for business meals or auto expenses, expect the IRS to review them closely. Sometimes, taxpayers have incomplete documentation or try to create records months (or years)...... Read More

Small Business Retirement saving options

Monday, September 04, 2023
There are a few choices to look about if you're thinking about creating a retirement plan for yourself and your staff but are concerned about the cost and administrative requirements...... Read More

2024 amounts for Health Savings Accounts

Monday, August 28, 2023
The IRS released guidance providing the 2024 inflation-adjusted Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) amounts. HSA fundamentals An HSA is a trust created or organized exclusively for the purpose of paying the...... Read More

Make business losses less painful with tax code

Monday, August 14, 2023
Losses can happen whether you’re operating a new company or an established business. The federal tax code may help soften the blow by allowing businesses to apply losses to offset...... Read More

Attract, retain and motivate employees with education benefits

Monday, August 07, 2023
One way to attract, retain and motivate employees is to provide education fringe benefits so that team members can improve their skills and gain additional knowledge. An employee can receive,...... Read More

4 ways to ensure compensation is “reasonable”

Monday, July 31, 2023
If you’re the owner of an incorporated business, you know there’s a tax advantage to taking money out of a C corporation as compensation rather than as dividends. The reason:...... Read More

Here’s what you can deduct when traveling for business

Monday, July 24, 2023
Under tax law, to claim deductions, you must meet certain requirements for out-of-town business travel within the United States. The rules apply if the business conducted reasonably requires an overnight...... Read More

When to take advantage of the rehabilitation tax credit

Monday, July 03, 2023
If your business occupies substantial space and needs to increase or move from that space in the future, you should keep the rehabilitation tax credit in mind. This is especially...... Read More