Posts Tagged ‘Taxes’

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…

January 2017 Major Tax Deadlines

January 2017 Major Tax Deadlines

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Major Tax Deadlines for January 31, 2017 Employers must provide 2016 W-2 statements to employees. Employers must send W-2 copies to the Social Security Administration. Payers must provide 2016 Form 1099s to payees. (Brokers have until February 15 to provide Form 1099-B and consolidated statements to customers.) Payers who report…

Deduction Income vs Sales Tax

Deduction Income vs Sales Tax

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Deduction for state and local sales tax benefits some, but not all, taxpayers The break allowing taxpayers to take an itemized deduction for state and local sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes was made “permanent” a little over a year ago. This break can be valuable…

File Taxes Early To Prevent Identity Theft

File Taxes Early To Prevent Identity Theft

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Help prevent tax identity theft by filing early If you’re like many Americans, you might not start thinking about filing your tax return until close to this year’s April 18 deadline. You might even want to file for an extension so you don’t have to send your return to the…

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…

Repatriation for US Multinational Companies

Repatriation for US Multinational Companies

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A proposal by the U.S. government for another repatriation holiday (similar to 2004) that enables qualified U.S. companies to take a dividends received deduction (85% in 2004) for eligible dividends received from foreign subsidiaries. Without the proposed holiday, U.S. companies would continue to be discouraged in bringing back to the…

Deductions Documentation and Expenses

Deductions Documentation and Expenses

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Documentation is the key to business expense deductions If you have incomplete or missing records and get audited by the IRS, your business will likely lose out on valuable deductions. Here are two recent U.S. Tax Court cases that help illustrate the rules for documenting deductions. Case 1: Insufficient records…

Attention PA businesses that pay taxes

Attention PA businesses that pay taxes

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Attention PA businesses that pay taxes….find out about EITC today! You can direct a portion of those tax dollars to fund an educational organization of YOUR CHOICE!!!! Authorized PA businesses may begin applying for the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) and redirect their tax dollars to fund approved educational…

Tax Consequences of a Home Sale

Tax Consequences of a Home Sale

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Understand the tax consequences of a sale – What you should know by  putting your home on the market? As the school year draws to a close and the days lengthen, you may be one of the many homeowners who are getting ready to put their home on the market. After…

Your Retirement Plan and Taxes

Your Retirement Plan and Taxes

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Unexpected retirement plan disqualification can trigger serious tax problems It’s not unusual for the IRS to conduct audits of qualified employee benefit plans, including a retirement plan like a 401(k). Plan sponsors are expected to stay in compliance with numerous, frequently changing federal laws and regulations. For example, have you…

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