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Former NBA Player Sentenced for Charity-Related Tax Fraud

  • 18 September 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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Former NBA Player Sentenced for Charity-Related Tax Fraud
As online charity scams increase, a former professional basketball player has been found to have been in on the action. Former NBA star Kermit Alan Washington was recently sentenced

to six years in prison without parole and nearly $1 million in restitution for charity fraud,

Tax Tips for Californians Relocating to Texas

  • 11 September 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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Tax Tips for Californians Relocating to Texas

Welcome to Texas! Are you from California? It’s a question many Texans have learned to ask lately, and the answer is often affirmative. For years, California business owners have been lured to Texas for its ideal climate of relatively low taxes, low regulation, and high quality of life. Most recently, San Antonio has seen a big boom, with California companies like TaskUs moving to the Alamo City. 

When and Why to File an Amended Tax Return

  • 28 August 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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When and Why to File an Amended Tax Return

Determining when and why to file an amended tax return is an individual decision based on several key factors (usually a change in filing status, income, deductions or credits). You may be surprised to learn filing an amendment sooner isn’t necessarily better, though, even according to the IRS.

IRS is Sending Mixed Messages to E-filers

  • 21 August 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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IRS is Sending Mixed Messages to E-filers

The IRS prefers you file your taxes electronically, but the penalties for late filing and errors are harsher than for taxpayers who file on paper! So should you e-file? That’s the question many taxpayers and CPAs are asking, and the answers aren’t quite clear yet. 

A Streaming Success: How Channels Like YouTube Create Child Millionaires

  • 14 August 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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A Streaming Success: How Channels Like YouTube Create Child Millionaires

Before you tell your kids or grandkids that video games and social media will rot their brains, you might want to find out if they’re making any money from it. Video and streaming services like YouTube and Twitch are enabling young people (20-somethings, teens and even younger) to become millionaires by just playing video games, opening up new toys, applying makeup and doing other “useless” things. If you don’t believe us, ask the kids! 

Beware of This Small Business Corp Tax Advice

Beware of This Small Business Corp Tax Advice
Tax code changes have led to a wealth of advice for small business owners hoping to take full advantage. But one-size-fits-all advice rarely works. One such piece of advice is directed at qualified small business corporations (QSBC), claiming tax-free gains on shares that are sold (such as when the owner exits the business). A few important stipulations are often overlooked, though

Beware of This Small Business Corp Tax Advice

Beware of This Small Business Corp Tax Advice
Tax code changes have led to a wealth of advice for small business owners hoping to take full advantage. But one-size-fits-all advice rarely works. One such piece of advice is directed at qualified small business corporations (QSBC), claiming tax-free gains on shares that are sold (such as when the owner exits the business). A few important stipulations are often overlooked, though

New Fake IRS Form Scams International Taxpayers

New Fake IRS Form Scams International Taxpayers
The IRS recently issued a warning about a new scam aimed at international taxpayers and non-resident aliens. If you’re an international taxpayer, be on the lookout for fake IRS Form W-8BENs soliciting detailed personal identification and bank account information

Latest on Gold and Other Alternative Investments

Latest on Gold and Other Alternative Investments
As your net worth grows, many financial advisors will tell you it’s time to diversify your portfolio with alternative investments. These assets can include gold, real estate, and even startups. Before jumping in, though, talk to your tax advisor

. The amount you invest and how you invest it can affect your tax bill. Here are some considerations when it comes to popular alternative investments:

When to Consider Outside Payroll Help

When to Consider Outside Payroll Help

At some point, every small business experiences growing pains when it comes to “keeping the books.” It doesn’t take much for payroll and other expenses to get complicated. In fact, one of the first things we do when small businesses hire us is to help the business owners regain control of their books and payroll. Doing so can not only find money you’ve left on the table, but it can help you avoid steep IRS penalties, too.

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