Month: October 2022

Defeat the $10,000 SALT Cap with the PTE Tax – Part 2

We explained in Part 1, a majority of states now allow pass-through entity (PTE) owners to get around the federal $10,000 state and local tax (SALT) deduction cap on individual taxpayers by having their PTE pay state income tax on its income at the entity level.

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New York City pass-through entity tax Opt-In

New York City Pass-Through Entity Tax–NYC PTET

NYS Tax Department Issues New Guidance for the New York City Pass-Through Entity Tax

The New York City pass-through entity tax (NYC PTET) under new Tax Law Article 24-B is an optional tax that city partnerships or city resident New York S corporations that have elected to participate in the New York State pass-through entity tax (NYS PTET) may annually elect to pay on certain income for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2022.

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NYS Seed Funding Grant Program

New York State Seed Funding Grant Program

The New York State Seed Funding Grant Program (the “Program”) was created to provide assistance to early-stage small businesses to succeed in a recovering New York State economy. Eligible Applicants must provide evidence acceptable to New York State that the …

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What to know about IRS Letters and Notices

What To Know About IRS Letters and Notices

When the IRS needs to ask a question about a taxpayer’s tax return, notify them about a change to their account, or request a payment, it often mails a letter or notice to the taxpayer. Taxpayers should know that the IRS sends millions of these letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Many of these letters and notices can be dealt with simply, without calling or visiting an IRS office. Here’s what taxpayers should know about IRS notices and letters: The IRS sends notices and letters for the following reasons:

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Business-related Travel Deductions

Business travel deductions are available when employees travel away from their tax home or principal place of work for business reasons. With inflation on the rise, business travel is more costly than ever. Hotel bills, airfare or train tickets, cab fares, and public transportation can all add up fast.

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Tax Deductions for Homeowners

For many people buying a home – whether it’s a fixer-upper in an up-and-coming neighborhood or that custom home you’ve always dreamed of – is a milestone event. While there is often a steep learning curve associated with buying and owning a home, there are also some perks – at least when it comes to taxes.

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Cash management tips for small businesses 2022

Cash Management Tips for Your Small Business

Cash flow is the lifeblood of every small business, but many business owners underestimate just how vital managing cash flow is to their business’s success. In fact, a healthy cash flow is more important than your business’s ability to deliver its goods and services.

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RUSSO CPA Blog: Keeping good tax records

Closing a Business for Good

If you’re a small business owner who is thinking about closing your business for good, you should be aware that there is more to closing a business than laying off employees, selling office furniture, and closing the doors – you must also take certain actions as required by the IRS to fulfill your tax obligations. For example, if you have employees, you must file final employment tax returns as well as make final federal tax deposits of these taxes.

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