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Did you file an Extension?

By |2018-08-30T10:44:59+00:00August 30th, 2018|Individual Income Tax, Penalties and Interest, Tax Payments|

Source: IRS.govSix things for extension filers to remember Oct. 15 is almost here, and it’s the last day to file for most people who requested an automatic six-month extension for their 2017 tax returns. These taxpayers should remember that they can file any time before Oct. 15 if they have [...]

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 [...]

Tips for Taxpayers Who Have to Amend a Tax Return

By |2018-04-25T09:57:37+00:00April 25th, 2018|Individual Income Tax, Penalties and Interest, Tax Payments|

Source: IRS.govTaxpayers who discover they made mistakes or omissions on their tax return can correct them by filing an amended tax return. Those who need to amend should remember these tips: File using paper form. Use Form 1040X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, to correct the tax return. Taxpayers [...]

40 million tax returns due today

By |2018-04-17T04:22:09+00:00April 17th, 2018|Individual Income Tax|

Source: IRS.govNearly 40 million to file by April 17 WASHINGTON – As the April 17 tax filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding the nearly 40 million taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them in the [...]

Are you withholding the correct amount on your W-2 for 2018?

By |2018-04-13T12:11:20+00:00April 13th, 2018|Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, Payroll, Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, Tax Payments|

source: IRS.govNewly-revised estimated tax form and publication can help people pay the right amount IR-2018-93, April 13, 2018 WASHINGTON – With tax reform bringing major changes for the year ahead, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded the many self-employed individuals, retirees, investors and others who need to pay their taxes [...]

Four Things to Know about Taxes and Starting a Business

By |2017-10-30T10:33:13+00:00October 30th, 2017|AFSG|

Source: https://go.usa.gov/xn4Cj New business owners have tax-related things to do before launching their companies. IRS.gov has resources to help. Here are some items to consider before scheduling a ribbon-cutting event. Choose a business structure When starting a business, an owner must decide what type of entity it will be. This type [...]

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 [...]