Home Ownership: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Part 3

  Another big question coming from many clients regarding the new Act’s effect on their returns is about home ownership. Traditionally, tax law provides numerous incentives for home ownership by [...]

Tax Reform Law Has Passed Congress

  The new tax reform law has passed Congress and is awaiting the President’s signature! There are a lot of Christmas goodies in the new law, but a few lumps [...]

Tax Reform: Senate Bill vs House Bill

In the early hours of Saturday morning the Senate passed its version of tax reform. The House bill and the Senate bill will now go to conference committee to iron [...]

Defining Your Charitable Contributions

From the Desk of Lauran L Stevenson Defining Your Charitable Contributions In recent years, there has been an influx of options available for charitable giving and gift giving to online [...]

IRS Data Mining: Social Media

From the Desk of Lauran L. Stevenson IRS Data Mining: Social Media We are all aware that big companies collect our information to market better. There are other organizations, such [...]

Form 1099 – Not to be Ignored

From the Desk of Lauran L. Stevenson Form 1099 – Not to be Ignored The difference between a 1099 and a W2 employee is how the monies and information on [...]

When the IRS Knocks

From the Desk of Lauran L. Stevenson When the IRS Knocks The IRS has created a special new page (“How to know it’s really the IRS calling or knocking on [...]