Whether your business is the law, or a business with accounting or asset protection needs, our business has been “Solving clients’ problems" since 1977.

Blog

Taxability of Employee Snacks Versus Meals

  • 20 August 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 505
  • 0 Comments
Taxability of Employee Snacks Versus Meals

Here’s something to chew on: The IRS continues to clarify its position on deducting the cost of free food provided to employees. This time, office snacks get a delicious boost while other meals lose their deductibility entirely.

The Downside To Overworking

  • 13 August 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 278
  • 0 Comments
The Downside To Overworking

Always working? New research shows a startling downside for being overly “productive.” It doesn’t work, and it can actually shorten your life.

Monsanto Settlements: The IRS is the Biggest Winner

  • 8 August 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 243
  • 0 Comments
Monsanto Settlements:  The IRS is the Biggest Winner

The bizarre Trump tax law that kills tax deductions on legal fees means Monsanto plaintiffs walk away with much less than they hoped, as they are double-taxed on legal fees. And the IRS? It could score billions of dollars.  

Small Contractor Tax Relief: Do You Qualify?

Building Savvy

Small Contractor Tax Relief: Do You Qualify?
If you’re a small business contractor with annual gross receipts averaging $25 million or less in the past three-year period, the recent tax changes may have given you a valuable leg up. The small contractor exemption threshold has increased for the first time since 1986, allowing more building contractors to pick the accounting option that works best for certain long-term contracts, inventory expenses, and other capitalized costs.

Employee Theft Could End Your Business

  • 23 July 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 284
  • 0 Comments
Employee Theft Could End Your Business

Fraud is all around us these days, but it’s not just strangers who find us vulnerable. Your own employees could be stealing from you. The problem can be especially devastating for small business owners, who surprisingly tend to lose the most.


Tom Petty's Estate Is Free Fallin'

  • 16 July 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 301
  • 0 Comments
Tom Petty's Estate Is Free Fallin'

There’s no doubt the late, great rock star Tom Petty thought he had his legacy all wrapped up in a neat package before he passed away. Like too many before him, he was wrong.


Work During Vacation Could Pay Off

  • 9 July 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 258
  • 0 Comments
Work During Vacation Could Pay Off

Mixing business with pleasure while traveling this summer? Some of it might be tax deductible, but the rules are tricky. Your ability to deduct travel expenses depends on this criteria:

Surprising Taxes On Alernative Investments

Shavano Living

Surprising Taxes On Alernative Investments
As your net worth grows, your financial advisor may suggest diversifying your portfolio with alternative investments. These assets can include gold and real estate. Cryptocurrencies are another emerging investment area. The amount you invest and how you invest in these alternative areas, however, can affect your taxes in surprising ways.

Passing Down Your Family Business

Building Savvy

Passing Down Your Family Business
If it’s the latter, emotions can further complicate matters. Family business owners are often caught without a safety net when the sons or daughters they always envisioned running the business one day are either unwilling or unable to do so.

Business Tax Deduction FAQs

  • 25 June 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 353
  • 0 Comments
Business Tax Deduction FAQs

What expenses can my business deduct on its taxes? It’s such a simple question, yet the answer is shockingly complex. No tax situation is one-size-fits-all, and the rules are constantly changing. To offer clarity, we found some of the most “Googled” business deduction questions and answer them here.


RSS
12345678910Last

Expertise

When you hire Steven Bankler and his team of certified public accountants, you get seasoned, knowledgeable CPAs.

The IAPA International LogoRather than experienced bookkeepers, promising CPAs-in-training or studious interns in the process of completing their accounting degrees, you get professional CPAs. We Solve Problems. We provide creative solutions to our clients’ unique problems including tax and estate planning, forensic accounting, expert witness and litigation support.

Testimonials

Curriculum Vitae

Quoted Opinions

Newsletter Signup

First Name:
Last Name:
E-Mail:  
Better Business Bureau