At Ellrich, Neal, Smith & Stohlman, P.A., we deal with a variety of self-employed individuals. We often hear them talk about the tax deductions available for a corporation as opposed to a sole proprietorship. First of all, any deductions you can take on a corporate tax return are available on your….
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The estate of the “King of Pop”, the late Michael Jackson, was part of one of the most anticipated United States Tax Court decisions in recent memory. In a 271 page opinion, Estate of Michael Jackson v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo 2021-48, the court sided with Jackson’s estate, offering a big….
The act of giving to charity is something has been at the forefront of many American’s minds lately. From dealing with the pandemic fallout to grappling with the social issues that have plagued the nation, thinking about those struggling often inspires giving. COVID-19 has had a major impact on the….
Tax season is just a couple of weeks away and that means that it is time for taxpayers to start preparing. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has officially announced that come Monday, January 27, 2020, they will be ready to process 2019 tax returns. Tax filers must file by the….
Over 600,000 new businesses are formed each and every year. Whether financed with personal funds, bank loans, or even borrowing from family and friends, starting a business is no easy feat. The success of new businesses varies significantly with fluctuations in the economy, but there are certain inevitabilities that remain…..
It is true. There are inescapable certainties in life: death, and taxes. These issues are not local…people all over the world must deal with them. From a cohesive standpoint, these two concerns bind us all together. Looking to find common ground with a stranger? Look no further than the topics….
No business owner wants to receive an IRS audit letter. From panic to fear, IRS audits elicit an immediate reaction from even the most by-the-book business owners. The harsh reality is that anyone can receive an IRS audit letter, regardless of how comprehensive the business’s accounting, bookkeeping, tax planning, and….
An unfortunate combination of the government shutdown and the usual millions of tax returns needed to be processed has resulted in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scrambling to get things back in order. Now that the IRS has reopened, its employees are working diligently to resume their regular operations. On….
Most people are aware that when the tax reform bill came into law (the Tax Jobs and Cuts Act of 2017) a lot of changes were on the horizon. However, many are still largely unaware of the specifics regarding those changes and how they will impact both individuals and corporations…..
Tax season is here and, unfortunately, that means identity theft is something that everyone should be aware of and ready to prevent. Tax-related identity theft has been rising over the last several years and is forecasted to continue. As such, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has implemented a variety of….