Once your 2019 tax return has been filed, there still may be some issues to consider. We’re often asked about refund status, record retention and amended tax returns. Here are some answers.
If you need money due to COVID-19, you may be able to take a tax-free “coronavirus-related distribution” from a retirement plan. The IRS has released guidance explaining who qualifies for one of these distributions.
A meticulous approach to keeping business records can protect your tax deductions and help make an audit much less painful.
If you have medical expenses and you pay Medicare premiums, you know it can be expensive to get the coverage you want. But if you qualify, you can deduct the cost of premiums, along with other medical expenses, on your tax return. Here are the rules.
On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act after it passed the Senate with a unanimous vote. The bill drafted by the House extends certain provisions of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to provide small businesses with relief in the timeframe and use of their PPP loan funds.[ … ]
If you’re married and you don’t work outside the home, you still may be able to contribute to an IRA. Here are the rules for spousal IRAs.
There are many advantages to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Here are a few of them, along with the HSA inflation-adjusted amounts for the 2021 calendar year.
I received my Paycheck Protection Program Loan. Now what do I do? Many of our clients have received their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan and are asking us for procedures on accounting for the loan, maintaining the documentation, and navigating all the related twists and turns involved with the program’s requirements and ultimate loan forgiveness.[ … ]
There have been many questions regarding Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and the borrowers’ required good-faith certification concerning loan necessity. Concerns over the possible ramifications of applying for the loan and then having the Small Business Association (SBA) evaluate the certification after the fact have been front and center in the national dialogue. Today, the[ … ]
Earlier this year, BeachFleischman’s Josephine Giordano moderated a panel discussion for the newly formed ASCPA Cannabis Special Interest Section covering legal and regulatory challenges, dispensary operations, and accounting and tax issues for cannabis and hemp industry in Arizona. Her article about that panel discussion will be in the May/June issue of AZ CPA magazine.