Monthly Archives: December 2013

Did You Take Your RMD for 2013?

Article Highlights In the year you reach 70½, you become subject to the required minimum IRA distribution rules. Failure to take the required minimum distribution can result in a 50% penalty. The penalty can be waived under certain circumstances. IRA-to-charity … Continue reading

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Only 5 Days Left For 2013 Tax Deductions

Article Highlights: Actions you can still take to reduce your 2013 tax bite Actions must be completed before the end of 2013 Deductible expenses paid by credit card are deductible in the year charged We would like to remind you … Continue reading

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Small Firm Health Insurance Marketplace Postponed

Article Highlights: Small Employer Health Insurance Credit Credit Qualifications Administration Delays Availability from Government Marketplace until 2015  Beginning in 2010, the federal government offered small employers a tax credit as an incentive to provide health insurance to their employees. This … Continue reading

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Last Minute Tax Moves

Article Highlights: Year-end Tax Strategies Prepay Taxes if Not Subject to the AMT Pay Off Medical Installment Payments Advance Charitable Deductions Be Cautious of Overall Itemized Deductions Phase Out Prepay Tuition Expenses Fast Write-Offs For Business Purchases Year’s end is … Continue reading

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CPA. Never Underestimate The Value.

You may have bought a box and prepared your own tax return in the past.  However, for 2013,  you might want to consider hiring a CPA to prepare your tax return. We will not just take your numbers and enter … Continue reading

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Mandatory Health Insurance Starts Next Month—Are You Ready?

Beginning in January, everyone, with certain exceptions, is required to have minimum, essential health care insurance. This issue has received a significant amount of press coverage recently, both negative and positive. Regardless of your opinion related to the issue, the … Continue reading

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