Considering a trust?

Trusts are an essential financial planning tool for anyone, as there are numerous benefits in establishing a trust, such as: no probate court, potential tax benefits, specificity, valid while you’re living and in some cases, offers flexibility. Life is unpredictable, a trust acts as a highly versatile instrument that can be used for various purposes […]

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Inflation Expected to Impact Tax Bracket Limits in 2024

Based off the recent adjustments from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistic’s release of the consumer price index, it is predicted that the inflation-adjusted amounts in the Tax Code will increase 5.4% in 2024. While that’s a slight decrease from the 7.1% increase this year, it is in fact almost double the 3% increase we […]

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Deadline to file 2019 tax return is July 17th, 2023.

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that they currently have a whopping estimate of $1.5 billion dollars in unclaimed refunds for tax year 2019. This calculates for nearly 1.5 million people across the nation that may have qualified for a refund but did not file a federal income tax return. Time is of the essence […]

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IRS Clarifies Federal Taxes and State Payments

The IRS has recently announced that “in the interest of sound tax administration and other factors,” taxpayers in many states will not need to report various payments on their 2022 tax returns. In short, the IRS has determined it will not challenge the taxability of payments related to general welfare and disaster relief. So what […]

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The Eternal Question: Standard vs. Itemized

With tax time coming, you will need to ask yourself: Do I itemize my deductions or do I accept the standard deduction? In brief, the standard deduction lets you lower your income by a flat rate. It makes the math easy and you don’t have to work your way through piles of records. However, you […]

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Penalty Relief for Taxpayers Filing 2019, 2020 Returns

The IRS is providing penalty relief to certain taxpayers who filed their 2019 and/or 2020 tax returns late. The penalty relief also extends to certain domestic and international information return filers. Under  Notice 2022-36 released by the IRS, the Internal Revenue Service is providing penalty relief to most individual and business taxpayers who filed their […]

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2022 Sales Tax Holidays and Exemption Periods

On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7071 which provides more than $1.2 billion of tax relief for Floridians. The bill provides for ten sales tax holidays for a variety of items commonly purchased by Florida families, including fuel, diapers, disaster supplies and, tools. A one-pager on the bill can be found here. The […]

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Section 174 Research Deduction Changes for 2022

The IRS will require business owners to amortize Section 174 research expenses over multiple years instead of deducting them in the year incurred unless a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changes before December 31. Through 2021, businesses could deduct Section 174 expenses in the year in which they were incurred or capitalize […]

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The Future of Taxes and Multinational Corporations

Countries around the globe are trying to stem the so-called “rush to the bottom,” which has multinational companies moving their corporate headquarters so they can lower their tax bills. Countries like Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Ireland are some popular destinations for corporations looking for tax havens. The result of this tax strategy is a […]

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Employers Get Tax Breaks for Vaccination Leave

Small and midsize employers, and certain governmental employers, can claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave to their employees due to COVID-19, including leave taken by employees to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations. These credits are available to eligible employers that pay sick and […]

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