Employees and small business owners often have questions about what to do with an employee’s home when they move to a new job location. Here are some answers.
HSA Limits Increase for 2024
Contributions to a Health Savings Account (HSA) are used to pay the current or future medical expenses of the account owner, their spouse, and any qualified dependent and are adjusted annually for inflation. For 2024, the annual inflation-adjusted contribution limit for a Health Savings Account (HSA) increases to $4,150 for individuals with self-only coverage (up $300 from 2023) and $8,300 for family coverage (up $550 from 2023). The additional catch-up contribution for individuals aged 55 or older before the end of the tax year remains at $1,000.
Avoiding a Tax Surprise When Retiring Overseas
Are you approaching retirement age and wondering where you can retire to make your retirement nest egg last longer? Retiring abroad may be the answer. But first, it’s important to look at the tax implications — because not all retirement country destinations are created equal.
Don’t Miss Out! 7 Tips to Ensure Your Business Earns the 20% QBI Tax Deduction
What is the 20% QBI Tax Deduction?
In the tax world – and at Robert P. Russo, CPA – everyone is talking about QBI. QBI stands for qualified business income, and it’s the key to unlocking a 20% QBI tax deduction for certain business owners.
Ask Bob: Should My Business Be an S Corporation? 6 Myths and Facts
CPA Robert Russo Breaks Down the Question: Should My Business Be an S Corp?
Will it help or hurt me? The team at Robert P. Russo, CPA has been getting questions about which business entity will allow them to best take advantage of the law. One question that keeps coming up is: should my business be an S corp? We get this question from LLCs and sole proprietorships – even employees wondering if now’s the time to launch that startup.
How to Maximize the Tax Benefits of Rental Property
Rent to Win: Understanding the Income and Tax Benefits of Rental Property
Have you thought about purchasing a rental property? Great! You have the opportunity to generate additional income, save for retirement, and improve your tax posture. To unlock the full income and tax benefits of rental property, it’s critical that you do the following 5 things first:
Q&A: No Business Income, No Home-Office Deduction: Wrong
My CPA told me that if I didn’t have any income in 2022, I couldn’t have a home-office deduction. True or false?
First, this is bad advice, as you will see.
7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an NYC Accountant
Congratulations! If you’re an entrepreneur or business owner on the hunt for an NYC accountant, it’s a sign of growth. It’s also a smart move. In a survey of 393 small business leaders, an accountant was ranked as the most important professional used by their business.
From potential tax savings to improved cash flow, an accountant is worth the investment – if you hire the right one. Before hiring an NYC accountant, ask these 7 questions:
Tips To Avoid Credit Card Debt This Holiday Season
Typically, credit card balances follow a seasonal pattern, increasing significantly in the fourth quarter and coinciding with holiday shopping. This year is no exception; unfortunately, it coincides with higher credit card interest rates. With more people than ever depending on credit cards to cover basic expenses due to inflation, this could lead to an ever-increasing debt load. In fact, credit card balances are approaching pre-pandemic levels, increasing by $38 billion (a 15 percent increase year-over-year) since the second quarter – the largest increase in more than 20 years (Federal Reserve Bank of New York).
Watch Out for Natural Disaster Donation Scams
After a natural disaster, people often rally to help victims by donating money to charitable organizations that help disaster victims. Unfortunately, this can allow criminals to prey on them by soliciting donations from fake charities. As such, before donating to charity, people should ensure their money goes to a reputable organization.