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Tax Credit For Foreign Adoptions – Certified Public Accountant Springfield Missouri

Tax Credit For Foreign Adoptions
If your family is interested in claiming the adoption tax credit for a foreign adoption, you need to keep in mind that there are special timing rules that apply for foreign adoptions. These rules differ from the timing rules for domestic adoptions and impact when you may claim qualified adoption expenses.

The […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Partnerships vs Other Relationships – CPA Accountant Springfield Missouri

Partnerships vs Other Business Relationships
Picking the right type of structural organization for your business can have important tax consequences, so it’s important to take a close look at partnerships and the other types of business relationships.

A partnership is created when persons join together with the intent to conduct unincorporated venture and share profits. Intent is […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Child Related Deductions and Credits – Tax Accountant Springfield MO

Child Related Deductions and Tax Credits
We all love kids, but we know they can also be really expensive. As a general rule, personal expenditures are not deductible. However, there are several deductions and credits that help defray some of the costs associated with raising children, including some costs related to education. Some of the most […]

By |September 14th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Independent Contractor vs Employee – Entrepreneur Accounting Springfield MO

Independent Contractor or Employee?
The IRS remains focused on the misclassification of workers as independent contractors rather than employees. The IRS issued yet another fact sheet “reminding” employers about the importance of correctly classifying workers for purposes of federal employment taxes. Generally, employers must withhold income taxes, withhold and pay social security and Medicare taxes, and […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The IRS and Virtual Currency – Accountants in Springfield Missouri

The IRS and Virtual Currency
The IRS has described virtual currency as a “digital representation of value that functions as a medium of exchange, a unit of account, and/or a store of value.” Virtual currency is sometimes referred to as “cryptocurrency” or “digital currency.” Virtual currency does not have legal tender status in the U.S., even […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Updated 401K Hardship Guidelines – Springfield Missouri CPA Accounting

Updated 401K Hardship Guidelines
The IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division has updated their guidelines to determine whether a 401K plan hardship meets the safe-harbor standards set forth in applicable regulations. Specifically, they have set out the substantiation guidelines that IRS auditors are to use in conducting related examinations.

Under Code Sec. 401(k), plans may provide […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Limits on Passive Activity Losses – Tax Accountant Springfield MO

Limits on Passive Activity Losses
It might seem strange for someone to invest money in a business designed to lose money. However, this used to happen all the time because money-losing businesses could provide wealthy taxpayers with valuable tax benefits.

Many people invested in real estate limited partnerships and other tax shelters created solely to generate large […]

By |June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Is That Business Meal Tax Deductible – Springfield Missouri CPA

Is That Business Meal Tax Deductible?
Many businesses consider the occasional wining and dining of customers and clients just to stay in touch with them to be a necessary cost of doing business. The same goes for taking business associates or even employees out to lunch once in a while after an especially tough assignment has […]

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tips vs Service Charge For Tax Purposes – Springfield Missouri Tax Accountant

Tips vs Service Charge For Tax Purposes
Although the employee may end up with the same amount whether something is designated a tip or a service charge, the IRS reporting requirements for the employer do differ. Basically, any amount required to be paid by a customer rather than at the customer’s discretion is considered a service […]

By |May 25th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What Are The Odds of Getting Audited – Springfield Missouri Tax Preparer

The Odds of Getting Audited
Audit coverage rates are at low levels according to the IRS. The audit coverage rate for individuals fell 16 percent from FY 2015 to FY 2016. The 0.7 percent audit coverage rate for individuals was the lowest coverage rate in more than a decade.

Selection Process

The raw audit numbers, of course, do […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Categories: Accountants in Missouri, Auditors in Missouri, Business Valuation in Missouri, Entrepreneur Accounting Missouri, Farm Taxes Missouri, Financial Reporting in Missouri, Fraud Detection Missouri, Missouri Accountant, Missouri Accounting, Missouri Bookkeeper, Missouri Bookkeeping, Missouri Business Accounting, Missouri CPA, Missouri CPA Firm, Missouri Financial Statements, Missouri Payroll Service, Missouri Tax Accountant, Missouri Tax Consultant, MO Accounting Services, MO Certified Public Accountant, MO CPA Accounting, MO Financial Accounting, MO Forensic Accounting, MO Management Accounting, MO Payroll Accounting, MO Tax Advisor, MO Tax Preparer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments