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Tax Planning Newsletter

Tax Planning Newsletter

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It’s time to call Wilke & Associates, Pittsburgh’s leading CPA Firm for 2017 Year-End Tax Planning! Now’s the time to wrap up 2017 and make considerations for year-end capital investments to reduce your tax liability or make fiscal changes to your 2018 budget. By incorporating your 2017 financial data and…

UPCOMING TAX DEADLINE DUE DATES

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Major Tax Deadlines for September 15, 2017 September 15 – Third quarter installment of 2017 individual estimated income tax is due. September 15 – Filing deadline for 2016 tax returns for calendar-year corporations that received an automatic extension of the March 15 filing deadline. September 15 – Filing deadline for 2016 partnership tax…

15 COMMONLY MISSED TAX DEDUCTIONS

15 COMMONLY MISSED TAX DEDUCTIONS

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Business interest on vehicles Business interest on credit cards Business bank fees Business use of internet access fees Business use of computers and accessories/software (general tools of your trade) Non-cash charity (i.e. donating clothing, art work, collectibles, etc.) Business tolls/parking and tips paid while traveling Business gatherings at the home…

Company Dashboard

Company Dashboard

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Don’t make hunches — crunch the numbers Just as a car dashboard gives you a snapshot of the how your car is doing, we recommend that all business owners have a company dashboard with important metrics that are accessed regularly.  This vital tool will help business owners make major decisions by…

2017 New Year Tax Planning Newsletter

2017 New Year Tax Planning Newsletter

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New Year 2017 Tax Planning Newsletter It’s time to call Wilke & Associates, Pittsburgh’s leading CPA Firm for 2017 New Year Tax Planning! As 2017 Tax Planning begins, the following issues should be considered: Tax reform is a strong possibility. Individual, business, and estate tax rules are under consideration. The…

What Can You Deduct? Business Verses Pleasure

What Can You Deduct? Business Verses Pleasure

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Combining business and vacation travel: What can you deduct? If you go on a business trip within the United States and tack on some vacation days, you can deduct some of your expenses. But exactly what can you write off? Transportation expenses Transportation costs to and from the location of…

Tax Strategies to Retain Wealth

Tax Strategies to Retain Wealth

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3 Strategies for Tax-Smart Giving Giving away assets during your life will help reduce the size of your taxable estate, which is beneficial if you have a large estate that could be subject to estate taxes. For 2016, the lifetime gift and estate tax exemption is $5.45 million (twice that…

IRA Rollover For Charity

IRA Rollover For Charity

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Should you make a “charitable IRA rollover” in 2016? Last year a break valued by many charitably inclined retirees was made permanent: the charitable IRA rollover. If you’re age 70½ or older, you can make direct contributions — up to $100,000 annually — from your IRA to qualified charitable organizations…

Tax Credits for Homeowners

Tax Credits for Homeowners

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There’s still time for homeowners to save with green tax credits The income tax credit for certain energy-efficient home improvements and equipment purchases was extended through 2016 by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act). So, you still have time to save both energy and…

Awards of RSUs Tax Deferral Opportunity

Awards of RSUs Tax Deferral Opportunity

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Tax Deferral Opportunity – RSU’s may be your solution Tax issues are common considerations in creating compensation packages.  Executives and other key employees are often compensated with more than just salary, fringe benefits and bonuses: They may also be awarded stock-based compensation, such as restricted stock or stock options. Another…

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