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The New Year’s celebrations are over.
The New Year’s Resolutions are starting. We’ll see how long they last.
Many people feel income taxes are going up. I’m confident they are for the higher income earners.
There are a host of reasons small business owners should meet with their CPA. Here are 6 of them:
Smaller business can usually file their tax returns on the cash basis of accounting. The taxable income is based on the revenue received less the deductible expenses. Larger companies must prepare their tax return using the accrual basis of accounting. The accrual basis matches the … Continue reading »
Currently taxpayers pay 1.45% Medicare Tax on their earned income. This is from a W-2 for employees and net-income from self-employed individuals. The employee pays this amount and the employer matches it, therefore they remit 2.9% to the government. A self-employed individual is considered to be both the employer and employee and therefore currently pays 2.9% Medicare Tax.
Half of the year is almost over. Don’t wait until the end of the year to do your planning. It’s time for your Mid-Year Tax Review. 1) Review your withholding. Review your prior year income tax return for the income tax paid. Check your year-to-date paystub to see if your withholding is tracking where it needs to be. If you need to adjust your federal withholding, file … Continue reading »
1) Don't panic. The returns are due on April 17th this year. This is due to April 15th falling on the weekend and April 16th being a holiday in Washington DC. If you can't get your return completed and filed on time, file an extension. The federal form is 4868 and the Connecticut form is CT-1040-EXT. This will allow you until October 15th … Continue reading »