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5 Reasons Your Small Business Needs an Accountant

  • 25 August 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 571

 As a small-business owner, you probably thrive in a DIY environment; but the more hats you wear, the less you’ll accomplish successfully. Accounting is one of the most important areas for keeping your company profitable. As you start out and your company grows, software can only take you so far.

The Painful Truth about the Alternative Minimum Tax

  • 24 August 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 702
Most people have never heard of the alternative minimum tax, and those that have probably would love to forget about it and wish that it would just go away.

For 2015, the Tax Policy Center projects the AMT will impact 4.1 million taxpayers and generate $28.2 billion—so it is safe to assume that Congress will not loosen the grip AMT has on taxpayers any time soon.

IRS Warns About ‘Federal Student Tax’ Scams

  • 19 August 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 1822
Telephone scammers may target students and parents during the back-to-school season and demand payments for such non-existent taxes as the “Federal Student Tax,” the IRS has warned.

IRS impersonators may call students and demand that money be wired immediately to pay a fake federal student tax, according to the Service. As in other similar scams, if the taxpayer doesn’t comply, the scammer becomes aggressive and threatens to report the student to the police to be arrested.

FASB Releases Not-for-Profit Accounting Standard

  • 19 August 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 628
The Financial Accounting Standards Board released its long-awaited accounting standards update for not-for-profit financial reporting, albeit with scaled back ambitions to keep the standards for nonprofit organizations aligned with standards for businesses.

The update aims to improve how a nonprofit organization classifies its net assets and provides information in its financial statements and notes about its financial performance, cash flow and liquidity.

Frank Abagnale of ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Warns of Risks from Public Wi-Fi

  • 5 August 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 1681
Frank Abagnale, the con man portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in Steven Spielberg’s 2002 hit movie, “Catch Me If You Can,” has a message for accountants and their clients about the dangers of using free public Wi-Fi hotspots: Don’t get conned.

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