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TAX TIME IN THE SUMMER?

How planning in the summer can lead to savings next spring Most Americans don’t spend their summer months thinking about taxes. Once April 15 is behind you, your mind turns to more cheerful subjects and you take a much needed break from worrying about what you owe to old...... Read More

THE SECRET TO SUCCESS

How finding and retaining talent can drive your success Being a CPA allows me to see far more than just financials. I get the privilege of seeing and working with some pretty exciting businesses and entrepreneurs. I’ve seen great ideas lead to great things and I’ve seen big ideas...... Read More

CREATE VALUE, NOT JUST PROFIT

As a business owner, increasing your profitability is probably one of your highest priorities. But do you know that simply improving your profits may not also maximize the value of your organization? Many business owners assume that a more profitable business is a more valuable business. In many cases...... Read More

2016 MILEAGE RATES RELEASED

The IRS has announced that the optional mileage allowance for owned or leased autos (including vans, pickups or panel trucks) will decrease to 54¢  per mile for business travel after 2015. This rate can also be used by employers to provide tax-free reimbursements to employees who supply their own...... Read More

Making Financial Knowledge Power for Your Business

How good information can drive great decisions In today’s economy, success isn’t accidental. It’s the result decisions made which are based on the best information possible. As a business owner, so much depends on the decisions you make. Your decisions not only affect you, they affect your family, your...... Read More

President Signs the New PATH Act of 2015

Congress passed and the President signed the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015” (PATH Act). Many of the provisions in the new Act will affect most businesses and individuals in some fashion. We are delighted to share the news of the passage of this new Act as...... Read More

IRS Raises Tangible Property Expensing Threshold to $2,500

The Internal Revenue Service has simplified the paperwork and recordkeeping requirements for small businesses by raising from $500 to $2,500 the safe harbor threshold for deducting certain capital items. The change affects businesses that do not maintain an audited financial statement. It applies to amounts spent to acquire, produce or...... Read More

It’s Not Too Early to Start Planning to Maximize Your Retirement Accounts in 2016!

With the end of the year coming soon, now is a good time to take a look at your retirement savings and make any necessary changes for the new year to ensure you are maximizing your opportunities.  Here are a few tips to consider: If your employer has a...... Read More

Pence Decides to Pay Off Federal Unemployment Loan

Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday morning announced that the state would use about $250 million from Indiana’s surplus to finish paying back the federal government for a loan the state took out to pay unemployment benefits during the recession. By paying off the loan by Nov. 10, the state’s...... Read More

TAX AMNESTY 2015

On June 29, 2015, Governor Mike Pence announced that the Indiana Department of Revenue will conduct Tax Amnesty 2015 from September 15, 2015 through November 16, 2015. Tax Amnesty is a limited time opportunity for both individuals and businesses to pay past-due taxes free of penalty, interest, and collection...... Read More

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