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Four Things to Know about Taxes and Starting a Business

By |2017-10-30T10:33:13-04:00October 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 |2017-09-01T13:19:58-04:00September 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 |2017-08-04T07:23:58-04:00August 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 |2017-07-28T09:22:41-04:00July 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 |2017-04-14T11:52:04-04:00April 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 [...]

Top Ten Adoption Tax Credit Facts to Consider

By |2017-03-25T14:06:03-04:00March 25th, 2017|Individual Income Tax, Parents and Children|

source: IRS.gov Taxpayers who have adopted or tried to adopt a child in 2016 may qualify for a tax credit. Here are ten important things about the adoption credit: The Credit. The credit is nonrefundable, which may reduce taxes owed to zero. If the credit exceeds the tax owed, there [...]