3 Proven Steps for Taxpayers to Survive Tax Season

 

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1)Be Prepared

Ah yes, the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared”.  It is very applicable to surviving tax season. How can you get prepared?  Start with completing your tax organizer.  We send these out to our clients in early January.  This will contain all of the prior year information.  Some clients don’t like filling out the tax organizer.  That’s fine. … Continue reading »

How to File Your Form 1099’s and Avoid IRS Penalties

moneyDetermine Who Needs to Be Issued a 1099

A Form 1099 needs to be issued to any unincorporated business that you paid $600 or more.  An unincorporated business includes Limited Liability Companies (LLC’S), Partnerships and Sole Proprietors.   Additionally, a 1099 needs to be issued for all legal services rendered irrespective of whether the law firm is incorporated or not.

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Borgida & Company, P.C., CPA’s acquires Paul Watson, CPA

partnersBorgida & Company, P.C. CPA’s announced it has acquired the practice of Paul L. Watson, CPA, whose practice was located in Coventry, Connecticut.

“We are excited to welcome Paul and his clients to our firm”, said Thomas Scanlon, CPA, President of Borgida & Company. “It is a good fit for his clients and our firm” noted Tom Scanlon.

The firm will continue with the … Continue reading »

3 Proven Reasons a Connecticut Business Owner Should Meet With Their CPA Before Year-End

Borgida building manchesterAnother year will end soon.  There is (very) little tax planning that can be done after the year-end.  With the maximum federal income tax bracket of 39.6% and the maximum State of Connecticut income tax bracket of 6.5% there is a lot of tax dollars on the table. Here are 3 proven reasons a Connecticut business owner should meet with their … Continue reading »

3 Proven Tax Smart Moves For Small Business to Save Money

freeimage-9941920-high1) Adopt a Retirement Plan

A business has several different retirement plans it could adopt.  The most common plan is the 401(k) plan.  With a 401(k) plan the employee is allowed to defer on a pre-tax basis up to $17,500 in 2013. If they are over age 50 they can defer an additional $5,500 in a so-called catch up contribution. An employer may … Continue reading »

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