Back to School Education Tax Credits

If you, your spouse or a dependent are heading off to college in the fall, you may be able to claim a tax credit on your federal tax return. Below we have highlighted some of the credits that may save you money at tax time. Contact one of our professionals to see if you are eligible to claim education credits.

New Facebook Layouts & What They Mean for CPAs

If your firm is on Facebook, you may be surprised by the look of your company page. On August 24th, Facebook updated all business pages to one of its new designs. The new layout aims to help businesses showcase essential information and make it easier for people to engage with your company online. There are several changes to be aware of; below is a summary of what you need to know.

25th Annual Meeting Takeaways

This year’s annual meeting, held in Chicago, Illinois, was attended by over 30 attendees including members, prospects, and international guests. Below you will find a synopsis of the two-and-a-half-day conference.

Understanding your 4883C Letter

If you received Letter 4883C, it is not fraud. It is a legitimate request, from the IRS, asking you to verify your identity. The letter will contain instructions to call the toll-free IRS Identity Verification telephone number at 800-830-5084. Before you call, gather the following items:

Tips on Determining If It’s Really The IRS At Your Door

With continuing phone scams and in-person scams taking place across the country, the IRS reminds taxpayers that IRS employees do make official, sometimes unannounced, visits to taxpayers as part of their routine casework. Taxpayers should keep in mind the reasons these visits occur and understand how to verify if it is the IRS knocking at their door.

3 Important Reasons to Invest in Corporate Social Responsibility

With another busy season behind us, now is a great opportunity to think about what comes next. For many of our member firms, this means revisiting marketing and business development activities that were put on hold. These next six to eight weeks are a great opportunity to refocus, plan and implement. One area to consider evaluating might be your approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR).