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Tax Deductions vs. Tax Credits – What are the Differences and Advantages?

by Tracey Hrica, EA Jan 28, 2021

You probably know that claiming tax deductions and tax credits can help lower the amount of your tax bill, but do you know the difference?⁣⁣ Tax Credits vs. Tax Deductions⁣⁣ While the end result of deductions and credits may be the same — you pay less in taxes — they work in very different ways. ⁣⁣Tax deductions reduce your taxable income, while tax credits directly reduce your tax bill. ⁣⁣Tax credits give you a doll...

Does Your Business Need a Great Accountant? Absolutely!

by Tracey Hrica, EA Jan 26, 2021

Managing your company's finances can be difficult if you aren't familiar with debits, credits, and recording transactions, but who says you have to go it alone? ⁣⁣Everyone needs a guardian angel sometimes, and so does your business. A good accountant can watch over your business and provide the financial expertise and guidance you need to effectively run your company. ⁣⁣There are good reasons for hiring an accountant at differen...

SBA Will Fully Open Portal on Tuesday

by Tracey Hrica, EA Jan 14, 2021

We have heard from many of you this week, asking questions about this new round of PPP loans.  This morning, we finally have some concrete information about when you can apply. Yesterday evening, the SBA announced that the PPP application portal would be fully open on Tuesday, January 19. It will be available to all lenders to submit First and Second Draw loan applications. The portal has already been partially open this week to some...

Here’s the Truth on the Top 3 Questions We’re Being Asked About Stimulus Checks

by Tracey Hrica, EA Jan 05, 2021

You ask, we answer. Some of you may have been surprised last week to see $600 or more show up in your bank account. However, many taxpayers are still waiting for this second round of stimulus payments, also known as Economic Impact Payments or EIPs for short.  A lot of you have questions. So, we wanted to take a few minutes to answer some of the top questions we are being asked. Who is Eligible for the second round, and how much can I ...

11 Certified Tips to Slash Your 2020 Tax Liability Before it’s too Late

by Tracey Hrica, EA Nov 27, 2020

Do you feel the time ticking away? 2021 is quickly approaching, and as relieved as we will be to see 2020 in the rearview, now is the time to do some year-end tax planning. Did your business have a favorable year? Did the pandemic gut-punch you, and now you're rebounding from the recent losses? Did COVID-19 delay your plans to start your business, and you're struggling to make it off the ground? Whatever your situation, there's time bef...

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