2018 IRS Provision Updates

The IRS announced last week the annual cost of living adjustments for various tax-related provisions for 2018. Keep in mind, these new numbers are for tax year 2018 (beginning January 1, 2018 thru December 31, 2018), which the return will be filed in 2019. Additionally, these are the

Does Your Dependent Need to File a Tax Return?

Whether or not your dependent is required to file a tax return depends on a few factors. When deciding if your dependent is required to file their amount of income, type of income, and dependency status should all be taken into consideration. Types of income and taxes: Earned income o

Missouri Use Tax

The State of Missouri, along with other states, imposes a use tax on businesses for purchases of tangible products purchased without sales tax. Common examples of purchases where use tax would be due include purchases from internet sellers/sites and purchases from out of state retaile

Record Retention

As a business, you are required to keep documents for a period of time. These records can take up a lot of storage; whether that be in your office or on your computer hard drive. The general rule of for record retention is seven years, with some exceptions. Below are some recommended

Tax Related Identity Theft

Protecting your identity has become increasingly important over recent years. Many taxpayers have experienced tax related identity theft and were not even aware of it until they tried to file their tax return. Criminals will use stolen social security numbers to file fraudulent return