What COVID-19 means for your IRS Payments

By |2020-09-04T12:48:22-05:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business, Tax|Tags: , , , , , |

You know when you go on vacation or are over the road for extended periods, and you come home, and the mailbox is SO full you can barely open it. Well, with the global pandemic going on with COVID -19, the IRS has tons of mail. No, they weren’t on vacation, but due to the pandemic, [...]

Better Guidance for Business Building Depreciation Benefits

By |2020-08-28T09:17:24-05:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business, Consulting, Growth, Tax|Tags: , , , |

Got assets and need cash? As a Senior Analyst for Abacus CPAs, I have seen this all too often. Business owners, like you, get the short end of the deal. You spend a ton of money to build, buy, and add on to facilities for your business and at the end of the year, you still [...]

When Should I Pay Estimated Taxes?

By |2020-08-21T08:25:53-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business, Consulting, Growth, Tax|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You might be surprised to know it, but taxes are not only due April 15th.  The IRS wants taxpayers to send in money throughout the year to keep the government running.  Most people have their taxes sent in by their employers through deductions straight from their paychecks.  But for those who have income from outside of [...]

When to hire a Controller or CFO

By |2020-08-07T09:03:20-05:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business, Consulting, Growth, Leadership, Tax, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

As a small business grows from a single person sole proprietorship to a multi-national corporation, the needs of the company will grow and change.  In the beginning of the company’s life cycle, growth is driven by the vision and talent of a small group of people, either the owner or an inner circle of similar-minded individuals.  [...]

Understanding Real Estate Investments & Taxes

By |2020-07-21T14:04:16-05:00July 10th, 2020|Categories: Accounting, Business, Consulting, Tax|Tags: , , , , , , |

Investing in real estate has been a common way to make money throughout history. In today’s world, real estate investments, in the form of flipping houses or holding property long-term, are especially popular. Programs like Fixer Upper and House Hunters show the profits that are available to those who are willing to take the risk of [...]

New Law Provides a Variety of Tax Breaks to Businesses and Employers

By |2020-01-09T13:30:25-06:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Business, Tax|

While you were celebrating the holidays, you may not have noticed that Congress passed a law with a grab bag of provisions that provide tax relief to businesses and employers. The “Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020” was signed into law on December 20, 2019. It makes many changes to the tax code, including an extension (generally [...]

2020 Q1 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

By |2019-12-11T08:52:40-06:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Business, Tax|

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the first quarter of 2020. 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. January 31 [...]

How to Create Strong Passwords

By |2019-12-04T15:11:34-06:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Business, Tax|

A commonly overlooked step to protecting your personal tax and financial data is using strong passwords to protect online accounts and digital devices from data theft. The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and tax industry remind taxpayers that using strong passwords and keeping them secure are critical steps to preventing thieves from stealing identities or [...]

Cyber Monday Tips for Secure Shopping

By |2019-12-04T10:34:13-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, Tax|

As Cyber Monday kicks off the holiday shopping season, the Internal Revenue Service and its partners urged the public to shop safely by securing their computers and mobile phones. The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry mark the fourth annual National Tax Security Awareness Week with tips on basic safeguards everyone should take, but [...]

Abacus CPAs Joins National Tax Security Awareness Week; Urges Everyone to Protect Sensitive Data as 2020 Tax Season Approaches!

By |2019-12-04T10:29:16-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business, Tax|

Abacus CPAs, LLC, joins a nationwide campaign to mark the 4th annual National Tax Security Awareness Week, calling on people to step up their security safeguards against identity theft as the 2020 tax season approaches. The holiday shopping season is the prime time for identity thieves who are trying to steal financial and personal data, either to drain [...]

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