7 Things You Can Do Now to Boost Next Year’s Tax Refund

When the year is nearly over, do you always have an “a-ha moment” when you remember all of the possible tax deductions you could have claimed from our previous meetings, phone calls, and emails?

Why Hire a Bookkeeper for Your Small Business?

Many of my new clients often ask themselves, “Why should I hire a bookkeeper for my small business?” It’s a great question and one that has many possible answers.

How to File a Tax Extension

Because April 15th is a Friday this year, April 18th is the official tax deadline for 2016. So if you’re not quite ready to file your taxes by then, it’s time to file a tax extension for your individual tax return.

Is it Tax Deductible?

Self-employment is growing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Many of my clients who have been laid off from a corporate job are exploring a second career that finds them working for themselves. While this is great news, it opens up a lot of tax implications for those that are self employed.

The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015: Part 2

In the first installment of this two-part story, I outlined some of the most salient points of the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015 that was signed by Congress in December.

The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015: Part 1

The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015 was signed into law on December 18, 2015. The law renews a long list of tax breaks known as “extenders” that have been expiring on an annual basis. This legislation makes some of the rules effective through December 31, 2016.