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4
Jan
2016
04.01.2016

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) extended a wide variety of tax breaks, in some cases making them permanent. Extended breaks include many tax credits – which are...

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21
Dec
2015
21.12.2015

Many valuable tax breaks expired December 31, 2014. For them to be available for 2015, Congress had to pass legislation extending them – which it now has done, with the Protecting Americans from Tax...

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14
Dec
2015
14.12.2015

The year is quickly drawing to a close, but there’s still time to take steps to reduce your 2015 tax liability – you just must act by December 31:

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23
Nov
2015
23.11.2015

PTO contribution arrangements can help prevent the year-end vacation-time scramble.

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16
Nov
2015
16.11.2015

While tax consequences should never drive investment decisions, it’s critical that they be considered – especially by higher-income taxpayers, who may be facing the 39.6% short-term capital gains...

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9
Nov
2015
09.11.2015

The IRS’s online search tool, Exempt Organizations (EO) Select Check, can help you more easily find out whether an organization is eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. You can...

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31
Oct
2015
31.10.2015

Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C. and Hodges, Jones & Mabry. P.C. are pleased to announce the joining of their firms with the accounting firm of Brown, Edwards & Company, L.L.P., effective November 1,...

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30
Oct
2015
30.10.2015

If you’re saving for college, consider a Section 529 plan. Although contributions aren’t deductible for federal purposes, plan assets can grow tax-deferred. (Some states do offer tax incentives for...

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19
Oct
2015
19.10.2015

Medical expenses that aren’t reimbursable by insurance or paid through a tax-advantaged account (such as a Health Savings Account or Flexible Spending Account) may be deductible – but generally only...

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19
Oct
2015
19.10.2015

Although a vehicle’s value typically drops fairly rapidly, the tax rules limit the amount of annual depreciation that can be claimed on most cars and light trucks. Thus, when it’s time to replace a...

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