Form 1099

Quick Reference Guide for 1099 Reporting

When is 1099 reporting required?  Reporting is required when businesses make payments of $600 or more in the course of trade or business in a calendar year to a single payee (exclusions may apply).    Generally, payments made for the following … read more

Taxation of Damages

Someone rear-ended you at a red light. You were unfairly fired. You’re collecting a settlement or judgment. Is it taxable income? The tax treatment can vary greatly depending on how you were damaged, how the case was resolved, and how … read more

2013 Business Year End Planning Reminders

Below are some important tax provisions that may affect your business before the end of the year.   1) Bonus Depreciation – the 50% bonus depreciation on purchases of new equipment is available for 2013 but is currently not available in … read more

IRS Matching – Better Success than Online Dating?

No IRS has not gotten into the online dating biz.  While I’m sure they tax it, matching couples is a bit beyond their scope. But IRS does share a very distinctive characteristic with online dating.  Try as they might, they … read more

Are You Aware of the New Changes for 2011 on Partnership Returns?

In an ongoing effort to ensure the proper amount of income and deductions are reported and that the proper amount of tax is collected, the Internal Revenue Service is ever evolving its tax forms. You can always find these changes … read more

IRS Provides New Settlement Offer On Workers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

Have you been incorrectly treating your workers as independent contractors rather than employees?  Are you unsure of the outcome if you were to be audited by the IRS or Department of Labor?  If so, my first suggestion is to discuss … read more

Year-End Payroll Processing Reminders

It’s that time of year again; time to start preparing for year-end payroll processing.  The filing deadline for 2010 Forms 940, 943, 944, 945, and fourth quarter 2010 Form 941 is January 31, 2011.  W-2s and 1099 forms must be … read more

Expanded Tax Benefit to Health Professionals Working in Under-served Areas

The IRS has announced that under the Affordable Care Act, health care professionals who received student loan relief under state programs that reward those who work in under-served communities may qualify for refunds on their 2009 federal income tax returns … read more

Are You Making Rental Payments to Nonresidents?

We all are aware of providing form W-9 and form 1099 when paying for items such as services or rental income. As some of you may have found, some of the payees may not be US taxpayers and are ineligible … read more

Restaurant Owners – Prepare for Tax Filing Season

In order to take advantage of all the tax incentives available to restaurant owners and to make things easier for your friendly neighborhood CPA (also should help to keep those professional fees down!), here are a few tips when putting … read more

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