Built-In Gains Tax

Many medium and small companies who operate as corporations choose to be taxed as an S-Corporation. Operating this way eliminates the double taxation (income tax imposed on both net taxable corporate income and subsequent distributions made to shareholders) that corporations would oth

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

Hobby vs. Business Tax Treatment

In order to qualify as a business for tax purposes, an activity must be actively engaged in for profit. To determine if a taxpayer has a profit motive, the IRS looks at various factors which are often subject to judgment. It is important for a taxpayer to be able to prove they are a b

Documentation of Business Mileage

The qualifying mileage deductions permitted by the IRS does not include your commute from home to your permanent work location. However, if you travel to and from off-site meetings, business events, or even lunch or dinner with a current or prospective client, you can take the mileage

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