Many small and medium-sized businesses use varying basis of accounting depending on their financial reporting requirements. For companies preparing their financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), recognizing revenue could become a more complex process with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) passing their Revenue from Contracts standard. The standard provided a much more specific model for recognizing revenue that what was used in the past. For non-
The new Cost-Of-Living Adjustment (COLA) increases have come out for the year 2019. In the link below we have comparison of the 2019 and 2018 COLA dollar limitations on benefits and contributions. COLA increases 2019-2018 If you have any questions, please contact Lori Plescia, CFP®, CPA, PFS, QPFC at email@example.com or 314-576-1350.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) created a new deduction for qualified business income. However, business income that comes from a specified service business is not eligible once taxable income reaches a certain limit. So, what is considered a specified service business? The IRS definition includes businesses that involve performance of services in the field of health, law, accounting, actuarial science, performance arts, consulting, athletics, financial services, or brokerage services. The term also includ
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made significant changes to the tax law, most notably the addition of a new deduction for qualified business income. Qualified business income includes the ordinary income from sole-proprietorships, single-member LLCs, partnerships, S-corporations, and some rental income. It does not include wages, guaranteed payments, or investment income. If you do have qualified business income, your eligibility for the deduction depends on the type of business and your personal taxable i
In a Qualified 401(k) plan, a participant must begin Required Minimum Distributions (RMD’s) in the year he or she reaches age 70 1/2. This rule also applies to Pre-tax IRA’s. However, there is an exception to this rule when it comes to Roth IRA’s. This provides for a tax planning opportunity for those who have Roth 401(k). If you have Roth deferrals in your 401(k) plan, and you want to decrease the amount of your taxable RMD, you can do a direct rollover of your Roth funds from your 401(k)