CPA-HQ Articles and Podcasts

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Tax Impact On Receiving An Inheritance Social

Podcast: Tax Impact on Receiving an Inheritance

As baby boomers continue to get older, a transfer of wealth is passed on to the next generation. When a ...
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Standard Business Mileage Rate

Standard Business Mileage Rate Will Increase for the Second Half of 2022

The IRS recently announced that it’ll increase the standard mileage rate for qualified business driving for the second half of ...
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Financial Statements

Podcast: Financial Statements

Last week we talked about using an accounting software package to keep track of your income and expenses of a ...
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Research Credit

Help When Needed: Apply the Research Credit Against Payroll Taxes

Here’s an interesting option if your small company or start-up business is planning to claim the research tax credit. Subject ...
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Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments

Calculating Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments

The next quarterly estimated tax payment deadline is June 15 for individuals and businesses so it’s a good time to ...
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Start Up Costs

How Start-up Costs of a New Business Affect Your Tax Return

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials are seeing a large increase in the number of new businesses being launched. The ...
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Self Managed Portfolio

Can You Deduct the Costs of a Self-Managed Portfolio?

Do you have significant investment-related expenses, including payment for financial service subscriptions, home office maintenance and clerical support? Under current ...
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Accounting Software Packages

Podcast: Accounting Software Packages

When a business is just starting, the owner is trying to juggle a lot of different things. One of the ...
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Qualified Business Income

Podcast: Qualified Business Income

Back in 2018 the corporation tax rate was decreased from 35% down to 21%. At this same time the Qualified ...
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1099 K

Businesses: Prepare for the Lower 1099-K Filing Threshold

Businesses should be aware that they may be responsible for issuing more information reporting forms for 2022 because more workers ...
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