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Q3 2018 Tax Deadlines for Businesses & Employers

June 18th, 2018

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the second quarter of 2018. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to learn more about the filing requirements. July […]

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Consider State & Local Taxes For Retirement Relocation

June 7th, 2018

Many Americans relocate to another state when they retire. If you’re thinking about such a move, state and local taxes should factor into your decision. Income, property and sales tax Choosing a state that has no personal income tax may appear to be the best option. But that might not be the case once you […]

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Putting your child on your business’s payroll for the summer may make more tax sense than ever

May 30th, 2018

If you own a business and have a child in high school or college, hiring him or her for the summer can provide a multitude of benefits, including tax savings. And hiring your child may make more sense than ever due to changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). How it works By […]

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Day Camp Delivers Tax Breaks If You Qualify

May 22nd, 2018

When school lets out, kids participate in a wide variety of summer activities. If one of the activities your child is involved with is day camp, you might be eligible for a tax credit! Dollar-for-dollar savings Day camp (but not overnight camp) is a qualified expense under the child and dependent care credit, which is […]

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How accountable is your business?

May 18th, 2018

Unless your business has an accountable plan, reimbursements made to employees for business-related expenses are subject to income and payroll tax withholding. In other words, your employee gets taxed twice! Laciak>cpa can help you set up an accountable plan. The process is easy and there are no IRS forms to file. Contact our offices today! […]

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Selling Your Home? Be Aware of Tax Consequences

May 15th, 2018

In many parts of the country, summer is peak season for selling a home. If you’re planning to put your home on the market soon, you’re probably thinking about things like how quickly it will sell and how much you’ll get for it. But don’t neglect to consider the tax consequences. Home sale gain exclusion […]

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IRS Audit Techniques Guides Aren’t Just For Auditors

May 7th, 2018

IRS examiners use Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs) to prepare for audits — and so can small business owners. Many ATGs target specific industries, such as construction. Others address issues that frequently arise in audits, such as executive compensation and fringe benefits. These publications can provide valuable insights into issues that might surface if your business […]

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Laciak>cpa Earns Third Consecutive Constant Contact All Star Award

April 30th, 2018

Laciak>cpa has been awarded its third consecutive All Star honor by Constant Contact, an Endurance International Group company and a leader in email marketing solutions. The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact’s customer base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their customer base and drive results for their […]

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Remaining Tax Deadlines For 2018

April 18th, 2018

While April 15 (April 17/18 this year) is the main tax deadline on most individual taxpayers’ minds, there are others through the rest of the year that you also need to be aware of. To help you make sure you don’t miss any important 2018 deadlines, here’s a look at when some key tax-related forms, […]

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Tips to Avoid Last Minute Filing Pitfalls

April 10th, 2018

The federal income tax filing deadline is slightly later than usual this year — April 17 — but it’s now nearly upon us. So, if you haven’t filed your individual return yet, you may be thinking about an extension. Or you may just be concerned about meeting the deadline in the eyes of the IRS. […]

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