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Tax Time with TD&T: To Be an Employee, or Not To Be…That Has Become The Question

By | 2018-01-11T07:57:33+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Deductions, Employment, TAX|

Many people are wondering if it’s now more beneficial to be self-employed rather than an employee since the release of tax reform details.  Two reasons this is coming up: The itemized deduction for unreimbursed employee expenses is no longer available for tax years 2018-2025. Passthrough income earners (self-employed people) may now potentially take a 20% [...]

Tax Time with Amie: 2017 Tax Planning Tips with Reform in Mind

By | 2017-12-20T12:02:10+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Budget, Deductions, Donation, Government, Preparation, Saving, TAX, Tips|

December is in the home stretch, which means crunch time for 2017 year-end planning!  While it’s important to remember that each taxpayer has a unique situation, and therefore no sweeping generalizations are good to make - below are a few items to consider, especially with 2018 tax reform top of mind.  See my previous blog [...]

Tax Time With Amie: Tax Reform Moves On

By | 2017-12-17T16:33:59+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Change, Government, TAX|

On Friday, December 15, the tax reform conference committee report was released, which gave detail on final proposed tax reform agreements.  I opened the over 1,000-page document around 3am Saturday morning in hopes of putting me back to sleep, but became more intrigued reading, then my husband got up an hour later to go fishing, [...]

Tax Time with Amie: Tax Reform Bill

By | 2017-12-14T10:23:02+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Budget, Change, Economy, Government, TAX|

As you may have heard, Congressional Republicans did reach a deal on a final tax reform bill yesterday.  The House and Senate were to hold a conference committee meeting that included representatives from both sides to work through the differences between the two bills, creating one tax reform bill that would be voted on again [...]

How the R&D Credit Can Financially Benefit Your Business

By | 2017-12-04T10:01:44+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Exempt, R&D, TAX|

Amie Kuntz, CPA of TD&T’s Tax Department provides some information on how to use the Research and Development Tax Credit to your advantage.   The credit allows business taxpayers to receive an income tax credit for a portion of expenses paid or incurred for qualified research activities.  The credit was established as an incentive for [...]