Recent News
12
Dec
Seven Time-Tested Year-End Tax Tactics
At this point, it is still uncertain whether any significant tax reform will be enacted this year. Keeping that in mind, individual taxpayers may stick with &l...
11
Dec
Five Year-End Moves for Small Businesses
As with individuals, year-end tax planning for businesses remains somewhat uncertain. However, the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 prese...
5
Dec
Preparing Form 1099-MISC
22
Nov
Kris Mujica Earns Bookkeeper Accreditation
29
Dec
Filing Deadline Changes for W-2s and 1099-MISC
There have been some important filing deadline changes for employers who issue W-2s to employees, and 1099-MISC forms which report non-employee compensation. F...
23
Dec
Preparing Form 1099-MISC
As we approach the end of 2016 it is time to start thinking about the preparation of Form 1099-MISC.   Preparation requirements are the same as prior...
8
Dec
Seven End of Year Tax Moves in 2016
With the national elections completed there will surely be  changes in the future that will impact personal taxes for years to come. However, there is still time to implement som...
8
Dec
Large Employers Must Provide Employees with Form 1095-C
With the implementation of the American Health Act, there are many things business owners need to be aware of now.  One of those is a new filing requirement: Form 1095-C.  This f...
26
Dec
Avoid the year-end vacation-time scramble
Every December are your employees scrambling to use up their vacation time because of limits on what they can roll over to the new year? Or do you allow rollovers and have long-time employees who've b...
19
Dec
Why the self-employed should consider setting up a retirement plan before year end
For 2013, the maximum IRA contribution is $5,500 - $6,500 if you're age 50 or older on Dec. 31. (The maximum IRA contribution or deduction may be reduced or eliminated depending on various factors.) B...
28
Dec
How late can you make donations and still deduct them on your 2012 return?
To take a 2012 charitable donation deduction, the gift must be made by Dec. 31, 2012. According to the IRS, a donation generally is "made" at the time of its "unconditional delivery." But what does th...
27
Dec
FUTA Update—Increased 2012 Rate
The U.S. Department of Labor has released the listing of FUTA Credit Reduction States for 2012. States that have outstanding loans with the Federal Unemployment Trust fund will have their FUTA credit ...
12
Dec
Save more tax with donations of appreciated stock
Publicly traded stock and other securities you've held more than one year are long-term capital gains property, which can make one of the best charitable gifts. Why? Because you can deduct the current...
11
Dec
Being Smart About Charitable Giving
By Hugh Leahy, Senior Vice President for Southern Delaware, Delaware Community Foundation It's the time of year when many of us are in the giving spirit. But some of the most meaningful gifts aren't ...
6
Dec
Faw Casson’s Information Portal
As you may be aware, last year Faw Casson implemented the use of an internet based file transfer site. This site is a secure, web based portal that allows us to exchange electronic information with or...
7
Dec
Wilmington Trust Stock Conversion
On May 16, 2011 Wilmington Trust merged into M&T Bank. At this time holders of Wilmington Trust stock received 0.051372 shares of M&T stock for every 1 share of Wilmington Trust stock owned. Any fract...
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