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Recent changes to moving, mileage and travel expenses

By |2018-06-12T01:38:02+00:00June 12th, 2018|Individual Income Tax, News Articles, Tax Cuts & Jobs Act|

source: IRS.govThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes changes to moving, mileage and travel expenses: Move-related vehicle expense The new law suspends the deduction for tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, through Jan. 1, 2026. During the suspension, no deduction is allowed for use of an auto as part [...]

Lauryn Charles interview with Accounting Today about Cloud Accounting Solutions!

By |2017-09-01T13:19:58+00:00September 1st, 2017|AFSG, News Articles|

Objective: Having started her career in small-business banking, Lauryn Charles learned early on that, “If your accounting systems are in place correctly, your whole business will run smoothly.” When she subsequently started her own accounting firm, she knew there had to be a better way for her clients to interact with [...]

Florida Sales Tax Holiday August 4 – 6th!

By |2017-08-04T07:23:58+00:00August 4th, 2017|News Articles, Sales and Use Tax, State Taxes|

The 2017 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2017. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying [...]

Help AFSG Celebrate 10 Years in Business!

By |2017-07-28T09:22:41+00:00July 28th, 2017|AFSG, News Articles|

I have officially been in business for 10 years. The journey has been exciting, stressful, encouraging, and most of all, rewarding. Every day I have the opportunity to help people. I work with my staff on growing their technical skills, I work with my clients on making the best financial [...]

Taxpayers Abroad, in Combat Zones and Disaster Areas Qualify for Automatic Tax Extension

By |2017-04-14T11:52:04+00:00April 14th, 2017|Individual Income Tax, News Articles, Tax Payments|

Source: IRS.gov WASHINGTON — Even though April 18 is the tax-filing deadline for most people, some taxpayers in special situations qualify for more time without having to ask for it, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpayers in Presidentially-declared disaster areas, members of the military serving in a combat zone [...]

IRS Grants Tax Relief Extension to Drought-Stricken Farmers, Ranchers; 37 States and Puerto Rico Affected

By |2016-10-11T15:43:54+00:00October 11th, 2016|Corporate Income Tax, Individual Income Tax, News Articles|

Source: IRS.gov If you are a farmer or rancher forced to sell your livestock because of the drought that affects much of the nation, special IRS tax relief may help you. The IRS has extended the time to replace livestock that their owners were forced to sell due to drought. [...]

Increased Demand Predicted for Accountants in Forensics and Valuation Services

By |2014-08-01T12:59:59+00:00August 1st, 2014|AFSG, Business Valuation, News Articles|

  "Big Data" Listed as Top Issue Facing Forensic and Valuation Professionals in Next Two to Five Years: AICPA Survey Increased Demand for Services Predicted by Majority of CPAs Working in Forensics and Valuation Published July 22, 2014 Original Article: http://www.aicpa.org/Press/PressReleases/2014   Contact: James Schiavone, 212-596-6119, jschiavone@aicpa.org NEW YORK (July 22, 2014) – [...]

October 15th Deadline Remains in Effect for Taxpayers Who Requested a Six-month Extension to File Tax Return

By |2013-10-08T21:36:59+00:00October 8th, 2013|Individual Income Tax, News Articles|

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that the Oct. 15 deadline remains in effect for people who requested a six-month extension to file their tax return. The current lapse in federal appropriations does not affect the federal tax law, and all taxpayers should continue to meet their tax obligations as normal. [...]