Contrary to popular belief, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seldom audits taxpayers. In fact, only about 1 percent of all tax returns processed are subject to an IRS audit. However, it is interesting to note that historically wealthier individuals and the most successful of businesses are more likely to get….
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Mark Twain once said, “I shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes.” Expletives aside, paying taxes is stressful to everybody, no matter what specific financial situation one might find themselves in. Almost always met with frustration, stress, and scrambling, tax filing season is something that everyone….
Florida residents who were victims of Hurricane Irma will now have an extended tax deadline. This week, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that people in parts of Florida and elsewhere who have suffered during Hurricane Irma will now have until January 31, 2018 to file certain business and individual….
Choosing the right accounting firm can make or break an organization. For small businesses, using accounting software like QuickBooks or Quicken may seem like the logical solution. However, as public and private companies expand, the need for the right accountant or accounting firm becomes indispensable. While every company’s needs are….
There are several important tax return due date changes to note for 2016 tax returns prepared during the 2017 filing season. These changes were part of the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 and the Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act. Effective January 1, 2017,….
As the clock strikes midnight, Americans celebrate and scream “Happy New Year!”, but many of those same people wake up the next morning with the realization that January 1st means tax season is rapidly approaching. Tax filing season officially starts on January 23rd, and while there is ample time before….
In recent years, Florida State University’s accounting program has consistently ranked among the top in the country. With a dedicated staff of professors who are experts in their respective fields, students have a wealth of knowledge available to them in the classroom. However, in order to progress beyond concepts and….
For all of the procrastinators out there, you’ve got 3 extra days to file your 2016 federal tax return. Typically, the tax return filing deadline is on April 15th each year. In 2016, however, the deadline is on April 18th to reflect the Washington D.C. Emancipation Day holiday’s observation on….
Prepackaged Accounting Software for general consumption has come a long way in the last 20 years. One of the top selling accounting software packages is Intuit’s QuickBooks. QuickBooks was released in 1994 as a “double entry” accounting software. It quickly became the most popular prepackaged accounting software for small to….
South Florida Legal Guide outlines the key role litigation support professionals play in determining the outcomes of major cases and transactions. The magazine profiles how four of South Florida’s Top Litigation Support firms are assisting clients with forensic accounting, valuations, tax advice, asset tracing, expert witness and other services. Moore,….