Category Archives: Accounting

3 Basic Strategies for Reducing Your Taxes

The goal of tax planning is to arrange your financial affairs so as to minimize your taxes. There are three basic ways to reduce your taxes. Source: 3 Basic Strategies for Reducing Your Taxes

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S Corp Employment Taxes | Avoid Double Taxation

Learn how to avoid double taxation and lower your employment tax liability by forming an S corporation. Source: S Corp Employment Taxes | Avoid Double Taxation

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How does owning Rental Property affect taxes?

How does owning Rental Property affect taxes? Many people own rental property.  Residential rental property includes a single-family house, duplex, triplex, quad-plex, and, of course, apartments of all sizes.  Rental property can also include commercial property.  This can include all types … Continue reading

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What are the new Tangible Property Regulations?

What are the new tangible property regulations? Many of you know, and just as many don’t know, there are new tangible property regulations.  The IRS has been working on these tangible property regulations over 4 years.  They were finalized and enacted … Continue reading

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IRC Section 1245 Definition

IRC Section 1245 Definition: A portion of the Internal Revenue Code states that depreciable property that has been sold at a price in excess of it’s depreciated or salvage value may qualify for favorable capital-gains tax treatment. To find out more, … Continue reading

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What is Accelerated Depreciation?

What is accelerated depreciation? Well, in layman’s terms, it is the depreciation of fixed assets at a faster rate early in their useful lives.  Accelerated depreciation reduces the amount of taxable income in the early stages of asset life.  The result is, … Continue reading

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CPA Ecstatic with Cost Segregation Results!

CPA is ecstatic with cost segregation results for her office! We have worked with Chandler & Knowles, CPAs, for many years and recently completed a cost segregation study on their corporate offices in Flower Mound, Texas. After providing the CPAs … Continue reading

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Repair Capitalization Regulations 2014

IRS Repair and Capitalization Regulations 2014…how do they affect me? The IRS has released much-anticipated final “repair” regulations (T.D. 9636).  These fall under IRC § 162(a) and § 263(a).  The new Repair Capitalization regs govern when taxpayers must capitalize and … Continue reading

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A Culture of Commitment and Accountability

A Culture of Commitment and Accountability…do you foster it? Like most of you, I believe that no matter how well I’m doing, I can always do better. Lately, I have been studying how to get more commitment and accountability out … Continue reading

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