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Handling Large Cash Transactions

Large Cash Transaction Reporting A reminder for businesses: Within 15 days of a $10,000 transaction, you must use IRS Form 8300 to report the transactions. If you file electronically, forms are delivered to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. Paper forms are submitted …

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Alert: Navigating the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA)

In the ever-evolving landscape of regulatory changes, it is imperative for businesses to stay informed and adapt to new legislation. One such crucial development is the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which went into effect on 1/1/24. As your trusted accounting partner, we are here to guide you through the essential aspects of the CTA and outline the necessary steps your business should take to ensure compliance.

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Avoiding a tax surprise when retiring overseas.

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.

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Russo CPA Tax Treatment of Selling Collectibles 2023

Tax Treatment of Selling Collectibles

If you enjoy collecting antiques and collectibles or investing in fine art, wine, or vintage cars, there may be a time when you’re ready to cash in and reap the financial rewards. But you need to be aware of the tax impact of selling collectibles.

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Reporting Gambling Income and Losses on Your Tax Return

If you aren’t in the trade or business of gambling, you should be aware that gambling winnings are fully taxable and must be reported as income on your tax return. Gambling income includes but isn’t limited to winnings from lotteries, raffles, horse races, and casinos, and also includes cash winnings and the fair market value of prizes, such as cars and trips. Here is what you need to know:

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File Cash Transaction Reports Electronically

Businesses that receive cash transactions of more than $10,000 must report these payments to the IRS. Now businesses can batch file their cash reports; this is especially helpful for those required to file many forms. Let’s take a look at several key points that taxpayers should know about reporting cash transactions.

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