rgstinsoncpa.com RSS Feed https://rgstinsoncpa.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 What's New for 2020 Tax Returns https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Taxpayers should be aware of several key items involving credits, deductions, and refunds when filing their tax returns this year. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Taxable vs. Nontaxable Income https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Are you wondering if there's a hard and fast rule about what income is taxable and what income is not taxable? The quick (and easy) answer is that all income is taxable unless the law specifically excludes it. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax Filing Season Starts February 12 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#1 The IRS begins accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns on Friday, February 12, 2021. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Social Security Benefits and Taxes: The Facts https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Generally, you pay federal income taxes on your Social Security income only if you have other substantial income in addition to your benefits. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Employer Tax Credit Extended for Payroll Workers https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Extended through June 30, 2020, the Employee Retention Credit helps businesses keep their employees on the payroll - despite the challenges posed by COVID-19. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#3 The COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#4 The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which was signed into law on December 27, 2020, contains a number of tax provisions - among them pandemic relief for businesses and individuals. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Important Tax Changes for Individuals and Businesses https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Each year brings changes to current tax law, and this year is no different. From tax rate schedules to health savings accounts and adoption credits, here's what you need to know. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Identity Protection PIN Available To All Taxpayers https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Starting in January 2021, the IRS Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program will be expanded to include all taxpayers who can properly verify their identity. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Credit Reports: What You Should Know https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Periodically reviewing your credit report is an effective way to prevent credit card fraud and could alert you to signs of identity theft. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.rgstinsoncpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Advantages of HSAâ??s and IRAâ??s â?? which should you fund first? https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=63 Advantages of HSAâ??s and IRAâ??s â?? which should you fund first? Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=63 Accountable Plans: Employee Reimbursement of Business Expenses https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=62 Accountable Plans: Employee Reimbursement of Business Expenses Wed, 01 Jun 2016 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=62 Choosing an Entity for your Business? Consider the Taxes https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=61 Choosing an Entity for your Business? Consider the Taxes Thu, 10 Mar 2016 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=61 Obamacare 2016 Guide https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=60 Obamacare 2016: What You Need to Know Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=60 What to Know When Hiring Family Help https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=58 What to Know When Hiring Family Help Wed, 19 Aug 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=58 Starting a Business in New Hampshire https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=57 Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=57 Failure to Pay Payroll Taxes https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=56 Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=56 Rental Real Estate https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=55 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=55 2015 Tax Provisions https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=54 2015 Tax Provisions Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=54 Tax Changes for 2015: A Checklist https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=53 Tax Changes for 2015: A Checklist Mon, 12 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=53 2013 New and Changed Tax Provisions https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=52 2013 New and Changed Tax Provisions Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=52 House Passes Extenders Bill https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=51 House Passes Extenders Bill Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=51 FREE Social Security Seminar https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=50 Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=50 Tax Breaks for Every Life Stage - 2 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=49 This is the second in a 4-part Blog discussing tax breaks at various stages of life. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=49 Tax Breaks for Every Life Stage- 1 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=48 Tax Breaks for Every Life Stage- 1 Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=48 Affordable Care Act Update https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=47 By: Tanya Ouellette Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=47 Cancellation of Indebtedness Income https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=46 Have you received at 1099-C? What does this mean? How do you record this income on your tax return? As with many questions relating to taxes, the answer is â??It dependsâ?! Thu, 16 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=46 Time is Running Out https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=45 What can you do now to lower your 2013 income tax bill? Do you really want to? There are a lot of issues to consider as 2013 winds down and comes to an end. While many are talking about the Affordable Care Actâ??s mandate for individuals to buy health insurance, others are trying to avoid the Medicare surtaxes which are also a part of health care reform. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=45 Does Maximizing Alimony Make Sense? https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=44 Find out if maximizing alimony makes sense for you Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=44 Defense of Marriage Act https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=43 Defense of Marriage Act â?? How does this affect Employers and Employees? Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=43 Tax Saving Opportunities for Same Sex Married Couples https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=41 Tax Saving Opportunities for Same Sex Married Couples Fri, 11 Oct 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=41 Does the Affordable Care Act change how we deduct medical costs? https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=40 Wondering how the Affordable Care Act may impact the way you deduct medical costs on your tax return? Check out this blog written by one of the partners here at Stinson Associates Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=40 Frequently Asked Questions https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=38 Frequently Asked Questions Wed, 20 Feb 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://rgstinsoncpa.com/blog.php?id=38