Retirement Changes Through SECURE Act 2.0

Retirement Changes Through SECURE Act 2.0

In late December 2022, the SECURE Act 2.0 was passed.  SECURE stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement and this act is predominantly focused on enhancements to retirement programs. Catch Up Contributions For taxpayers 50 years and above, catch...

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Small Business Tax Deductions to Know About

Small Business Tax Deductions to Know About

Small business owners are excited to kick-start their businesses and start generating revenue, but often miss opportunities to document and claim ordinary and necessary business expenses as tax deductions.  Below are some of the most common expenses that small...

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Does My Electric Vehicle Get a Tax Credit?

Does My Electric Vehicle Get a Tax Credit?

Recent legislation (the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 or IRA 2022) updated the requirements related to electric vehicle purchases made after August 16, 2022. As a refresher, taxpayers may qualify for a federal income tax credit up to $7,500 for the purchase of a...

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IRS Releases Mileage Rates for 2023

IRS Releases Mileage Rates for 2023

The IRS issued the 2023 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning January 1, 2023, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (including vans...

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Important Tax Filing Deadlines

Important Tax Filing Deadlines

A question CPA’s are commonly asked is “when is my tax return due?”  Below is a quick summary of some of the most common tax deadlines for calendar year-end filers (note, fiscal year-end filers and state income tax return filing dates may vary): January 31, 2023 -...

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Changes to Schedule UTP

Changes to Schedule UTP

On December 22, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) finalized changes to Schedule UTP (Uncertain Tax Position Statement) and the UTP instructions for the 2022 tax year. What is an UTP? An UTP is a position taken on a tax return for which uncertainty exists...

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California Cannabis Tax Credits

California Cannabis Tax Credits

On June 30, 2022 California enacted Assembly Bill 195 (AB 195) that paved the way for two additional tax credit opportunities for Commercial Cannabis Companies operating in California.   High-Road Cannabis Tax Credit For each taxable year beginning on or after...

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14 Things to Consider Before the End of 2022

14 Things to Consider Before the End of 2022

Now is the time to implement year-end tax planning strategies to mitigate tax liabilities for 2022.  Below are our top tax planning strategies to consider:   1. Charitable Contributions Consider lumping 2 years of planned charitable contributions into one year to...

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