While similar to FSAs (Flexible Savings Plans) in that both allow pretax contributions, Health Savings Accounts or HSAs offer taxpayers several additional tax benefits such as contributions that roll over from year to year (i.e., no “use it or lose it”), tax-free interest on earnings, and when used for qualified medical expenses, tax-free distributions. Continue reading
As we close out the year and get ready for tax season, here’s what individuals and families need to know about tax provisions for 2019. Continue reading
A number of end-of-year tax planning strategies are available to business owners that can be used to reduce their tax liability. Here are a few of them: Continue reading
With the end of the year fast approaching, now is the time to take a closer look at tax planning strategies you can use to minimize your tax burden for next year. Continue reading
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If you have children, you may be able to reduce your tax bill using these tax credits and deductions. Continue reading
There are a number of end of year tax planning strategies that businesses can use to reduce their tax burden for 2018. Here are a few of them:
Businesses using the cash method of accounting can defer income into 2019 by delaying end-of-year invoices, so payment is not received until 2019. Businesses using the accrual method can defer income by postponing delivery of goods or services until January 2019.
Once again, tax planning for the year ahead presents a number of challenges, this year, primarily due to tax laws changes brought about the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2018. These changes include the nearly doubling of the standard deduction, elimination of personal exemptions, and numerous itemized deductions reduced or eliminated. Let’s take a closer look.