lahcpas.com RSS Feed https://lahcpas.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Q & A: The $10,200 Unemployment Tax Break https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#4 A new tax break - in effect only for the 2020 tax year - allows you to exclude the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation from your taxable income. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#4 PPP Loan Deadline Extended Through May 31 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#5 The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021 was signed into law on March 31, extending the deadline to apply for a loan by an additional 60 days. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#5 Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 contains several tax provisions affecting individuals and families. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Federal Tax Deadline Extended To May 17 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#1 The federal income tax filing due date for individual taxpayers, including those who pay self-employment tax, has been extended to Monday, May 17, 2021. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#1 Economic Impact Payments: Round Three https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#3 Starting March 12, the IRS began sending out the third round of economic impact payments via direct deposit, paper checks, and EIP Cards. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax Breaks for Families With Children https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#3 If you have children, one or more of these tax credits and deductions could help your family reduce the amount of tax owed. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#3 Small Business Tax Roundup https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#4 In 2020, the IRS issued a number of guidance documents as well as final rules and regulations that clarified several tax provisions affecting businesses. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#4 Renting Out a Second Home https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax rules on rental income from second homes can be confusing, especially if you rent the home out for several months of the year and also use the home yourself. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Capital Gains Tax on Sale of Stocks https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#5 If you made money last year buying and selling stocks, you may owe capital gains tax. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#5 Avoiding an IRS Tax Audit https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#1 With taxes becoming more complicated every year, there is an even greater possibility of tax confusion turning into a tax mistake and an IRS audit. Avoiding "red flags" like these could help. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/newsletter.php#1 Good to Know Series: Fraud Update https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=46 In the first of our Good To Know Series Updates, our thoughts on fraud prevention and identity theft today. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=46 ObamaCare October 1 Deadline to Notify Employees https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=45 Affordable Care Act October 1 Deadline to Notify Employees About Health Care Marketplace Options Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=45 IRS Phishing Scams https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=44 Tue, 15 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=44 Employees will receive a 2% raise in the coming year https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=43 The Tax Relief Act of 2010 has reinstated a number of favorable provisions that will benefit taxpayers in 2010 and beyond. Tue, 28 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=43 HIRE Act promises aid for employers in 2010 and beyond https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=42 New benefits for employers are part of the HIRE act. Tue, 07 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=42 Professional service companies may have dodged a bullet https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=41 Certain professional services business may be under increased scrutiny. Thu, 08 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=41 Do You Work from Home? https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=40 Information on home office deductions Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=40 Article on OPEN Network by American Express https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=39 I shared some ideas for entreprenuers on the American Express OPEN Forum. Wed, 17 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=39 Privacy - new rules require you to protect other people's information https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=38 New privacy rules apply to information you have about Massachusetts residents. Sat, 13 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=38 The IRS wants YOU... https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=37 The IRS is taking a closer look at businesses who use Independent Contractors. Mon, 22 Feb 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.lahcpas.com/blog.php?id=37