Bear’s Tax Facts

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How the New Tax Law May Affect your Retirement Plans

Bear says: “Why retire? I really like coming to work with Dad every day and meeting all our friends”. Boo says: “You are retired. I do all the work”. Estate Tax Exemption: Congress increased the amount that you can leave, or gift, to your heirs tax free to about $10...

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Businesses

On December 22, 2017, legislation put into effect the most sweeping tax since the Tax Reform Act of 1986 was signed into law. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) significantly reduces the income tax rate for corporations. It also provides a large new tax...

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Individuals

On December 22, 2017, legislation put into effect the most sweeping tax since the Tax Reform Act of 1986 was signed into law. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) makes small reductions to income tax rates for most individual tax brackets. The TCJA includes...

NEW LOCATION!

Guess What! We have some very Exciting News!!  WE ARE MOVING BACK HOME! Where is Home you may be asking?? After nearly 20 years, our firm is moving just a little over one block away. We are happy to be returning to our original location, our old yellow house at 252...

Easy ways to pay taxes

The IRS offers several payment options where taxpayers can pay immediately or arrange to pay in installments. Taxpayers should not ignore a bill from the IRS because as more time passes, interest and penalties accumulate. Here are some ways to make payments: Direct...

Tips To Keep in Mind on Income Taxes and Selling a Home

Taxpayers who sell a home may qualify to exclude from their income all or part of any gain from the sale. Below are some things taxpayers should keep in mind when selling a home: Ownership and use. To claim the exclusion, the homeowner must meet the ownership and use...

Four Things to Know about Taxes and Starting a Business

New business owners have tax-related things to do before launching their companies. IRS.gov has resources to help. Here are some items to consider before scheduling a ribbon-cutting event. Choose a business structure When starting a business, an owner must decide what...

IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Irma

WASHINGTON –– Hurricane Irma victims in parts of Florida and elsewhere have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Today’s relief parallels that granted last...

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