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Not-for-profits need to tell relatable stories Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=120 New Challenges for Not-for-Profits -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=119 Second part of blog on challenges facing not-for-profits including use of technology for fundraising Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=119 New Challenges for Not-for-Profits -- Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=118 Four-part blog detailing challenges for Not-for-Profits resulting from new tax laws, changing donor requirements, and impact of technology on fundraising Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=118 IRS Recovers From Government Shutdown http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=117 Advice from the IRS for taxpayers about audits, examinations, appeals and tax court Mon, 04 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=117 Tax Filing Season Begins http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#1 January 28, 2019, marked the start of this year's tax filing season, and it's the first time taxpayers will be filing under the new tax reform laws. Complicating matters is the newly revised Form 1040. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#1 Seven Common Small Business Tax Myths http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#2 The complexity of the tax code generates a lot of folklore and misinformation that could lead to costly mistakes for your small business. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#2 Avoiding the Penalty on Early Distributions http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#3 Need to withdraw funds from your retirement plan before you retire? You could be hit with a 10 percent penalty unless you qualify for an exception. Fri, 01 Feb 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#3 IRS Advice to Taxpayers at Start of Tax Season, End of Shutdown -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=116 Second part of IRS to taxpayers about what to expect at start of tax season and end of government shutdown, online tools, filing assistance, free help Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=116 IRS Advice to Taxpayers at Start of Tax Season, End of Shutdown -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=115 Second part of IRS to taxpayers about what to expect at start of tax season and end of government shutdown, online tools, filing assistance, free help Thu, 31 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=115 IRS Advice to Taxpayers Upon Start of Tax Season, End of Shutdown http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=114 The IRS issued a Taxpayer Advisory including details to help navigate this tax season Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=114 Tax Returns: How the Government Shutdown, New Law Will Impact You--Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=113 This is the second part of a CBS/AP Report on What Tax Payers can Expect after the Shutdown ends Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=113 Tax Returns: How the Government Shutdown, New Law Will Impact You http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=112 This two-part blog answers taxpayer questions about how the government shutdown will affect tax season. Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=112 A Tax Cut and Jobs Act Checklist for 2019 -- Part 4 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=111 Final checklist of changes resulting from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Acts addresses International Taxes, Expired Provisions & Qualified Improvement Property Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=111 A Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Checklist for 2019 - Part 3 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=110 This blog covers many changes to the tax laws that affect business owners including expensing, paid leave, NOL and sale of partnership interests Mon, 21 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=110 IRS waives penalty for many whose tax withholding and estimated tax payments fell short in 2018 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=109 The IRS has announced that it is waiving the tax penalty for many of the taxpayers whose withholding and estimated tax payments fell short of their liability Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=109 A Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Checklist for 2019 -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=108 A review of key changes to individual tax returns resulting from the TCJA Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=108 A Tax Cut and Jobs Act Checklist for 2019- Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=107 The TCJA impacts so many areas of the individual and business tax returns. This blog part features individual issues - itemization, medical expenses, SALT cap and casualty loss Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=107 IRS Confirms Tax Filing Season Begins January 28 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=106 The IRS has announced that in spite of the government shutdown, it will process tax returns starting Jan. 28 and provide refunds as scheduled Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=106 CLIENT ADVISORY - How will the Government Shutdown Affect My Tax Return? http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=105 Latest news on how the government shutdown will affect the IRS's handling of 2018 Tax Returns Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=105 Section 199A: The Qualified Business Income Deduction http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=104 The limitations and exceptions to Section 199A Fri, 04 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=104 Section 199A: The Qualified Business Income Deduction http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=103 Overview of the Qualified Business Income Deduction and Exceptions and Limitations Thu, 03 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=103 The Tax Consequences of Losing your Job http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#3 If you've lost your job, you may have questions surrounding unemployment compensation, severance, and other issues that could affect your tax situation. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax Tips for Older Americans http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#2 Everyone wants to save money on their taxes, and older Americans are no exception. If you're age 50 or older, here are six tax tips that could help you do just that. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#2 Important Tax Changes for Individuals and Businesses http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#1 Welcome, 2019! Each year brings changes to current tax law, and this year is no different. From tax rate schedules to health savings accounts, here's what you need to know. Tue, 01 Jan 2019 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.sharrardmcgee.com/newsletter.php#1 IRS Recommends Making Estimated Tax Payment Now http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=102 IRS advises employees who may have underpaid their federal income tax withholding to make a payment by the fourth quarter by Jan. 15, 2019: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=102 California Sets New Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Rules http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=101 California is the first state to change their sales tax laws based upon the SD vs Wayfair US Supreme Court decision of earlier this year Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=101 CLIENT ADVISORY - The Impact of South Dakota v. Wayfair http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=100 The U.S. Supreme Court Decision on South Dakota v. Wayfair impacts businesses who sell online or in many states. Mon, 26 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=100 IRS Warns Taxpayers of \"Tax Transcript\" Email Scam; Dangers to Business Networks http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=99 The IRS sent an advisory warning of a surge of fraudulent emails targeting employees who open malware Fri, 23 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=99 Some Taxpayers Won't Benefit from the TCJA http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=98 Some taxpayers won't benefit from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including self-employed, divorcing, homeowners and parents Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=98 Get Ready For Taxes -- Part 4 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=97 This is the last part of a newswire issued by the IRS addressing key areas of tax preparation that are affected by the new TCJA. This blog discussing renewing expired ITINS and refunds for those claiming EITC or ACTC Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=97 Get Ready For Taxes -- Part 3 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=96 The IRS is providing advice to taxpayers facing changes as a result of TCJA, they suggest e-file and direct deposit. Mon, 05 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=96 Get Ready For Taxes -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=95 Part 2 of an IRS Newswire advising taxpayers to gather document now for tax year 2018 Fri, 02 Nov 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=95 Get Ready For Taxes -- Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=94 The IRS is worried that taxpayers will experience confusion based on the TCJA changes and are offering a publication and website page to help Wed, 31 Oct 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=94 IRS Reminder of Tax Law Changes Affecting Business Owners http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=93 The IRS has issued a reminder to business owners regarding three areas where the tax law changes may affect their bottom lines. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=93 IRS Guidance on TCJA Changes to Business Expense Deductions for Meals & Entertainment http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=92 In a recent newswire the IRS explained the changes brought by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the business expense deductions for Meals and Entertainment Mon, 08 Oct 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=92 Oct. 15 Tax-filing Extension Deadline Approaches http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=91 The IRS broadcast a newswire urging taxpayers who requested the Oct. 15 deadline to double check their returns for several potential errors Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=91 Top Tax Strategies for the End of the Year - Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=90 Seven tips for end of the year tax planning Wed, 03 Oct 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=90 Top Tax Strategies for the End of the Year - Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=89 14 tax strategies for the end of the year Mon, 01 Oct 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=89 IRS Warns Taxpayers of Scammers Scheming Around Oct 15. Deadline http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=88 IRS description of scams used on unsuspecting tax payers, how the scam works and what to do Fri, 28 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=88 IRS Warns of Scams Related to Hurricane Florence http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=87 The IRS has issue a newswire warning taxpayers about scams taking advantage of those wanting to help hurricane victims Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=87 IRS Extends Upcoming Deadlines, Provides Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Florence http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=86 The IRS has announced a deadline extension and tax relief for victims of Hurricane Florence Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=86 Six Ways to Prepare for Disaster http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=85 Planning financial records for disaster Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=85 IRS Issues Clarification for Business Owners on State & Local Tax Credit Programs http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=84 The IRS Issued a Clarification for Business Owners on State & Local Tax Credit Programs Thu, 06 Sep 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=84 Proposed Regulations on Charitable Contributions & State & Local Tax Credits http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=83 The IRS has published a Newswire announcing the Treasury and IRS proposed regulations on charitable contributions and state and local tax credits Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=83 Six Things You Should Do After Incorporating http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=82 Six important legal steps for the owner of a new corporation or LLC to review with a CPA Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=82 Key tax change affects taxpayers with dependents; IRS urges workers to check withholding http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=81 The IRS urges taxpayers who support dependents that can't be claimed for Child Tax Credit to check their paycheck withholding amounts Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=81 IRS Urges Taxpayers To Check Withholding Amount http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=80 The IRS has published an advisory to tax payers urging them to ensure they are having the correct amount withheld from their pay checks based on the new tax law requirments Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=80 It\'s Never Too Early to Address These 10 Estate Planning Issues -- Part III http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=79 Estate Planning issues including Gift Tax Returns, Probate Process, Inherited IRAs and Trusts Mon, 06 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=79 It\'s Never Too Early to Address These 10 Estate Planning Issues - Part II http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=78 Estate Planning Issues including Adequate insurance, Asset Ownership and Net Worth Fri, 03 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=78 It\'s Never Too Early to Address These 10 Estate Planning Issues - Part I http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=77 Estate Planning Issues including Beneficiary Designations, Key Documents and Education Accounts Wed, 01 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=77 Uncertainties Continue in Tax Planning for 2018 - Part 6 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=76 TCJA Areas Open to Interpretation including tax administration and tax extenders Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=76 Uncertainties Continue in Tax Planning for 2018 - Part 5 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=75 International tax provisions in the TCJA that are open to interpretation Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=75 Uncertainties Continue in Tax Planning for 2018 - Part 4 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=74 Discussion of open areas of TCJA including carried interest holding period and with holding of transfers of partnership interests Mon, 09 Jul 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=74 Uncertainties Continue in Tax Planning for 2018 - Part 3 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=73 Areas open for interpretation in the TCJA including business tax issues like deduction of interest, expensing assets, moving, mileage and travel expenses Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=73 Uncertainties Continue in Tax Planning for 2018 - Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=72 A review of two more open areas in the TCJA, relating to interest on home equity loans and withholding Mon, 02 Jul 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=72 Uncertainties Continue in Tax Planning for 2018 - Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=71 Confusion over the pass-through deduction and SALT deduction Fri, 29 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=71 Tax Tips for Small Businesses -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=69 The TCJA brought many changes that affect small business. The second part of this blog deals with business expenses and bookkeeping Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=69 Analysis of Today\'s SCOTUS Decision on SD vs. Wayfair http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=70 The US Supreme Court handed down a decision in favor of South Dakota, and its application of its sales tax laws to internet retailers who sell in the state. Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=70 Tax Tips for Small Businesses http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=68 Suggestions for Small Businesses involving considering restructuring and expensing big ticket asset purchases Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=68 When is a Debt Worthless -- and Tax Deductible? http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=67 New Tax Court case demonstrates difficulty in determining when debt becomes worthless Thu, 14 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=67 Charitable Planning for Next Tax Season -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=66 Tips on changing the way taxpayers plan for charitable giving based upon the Tax Cut and Jobs Act Mon, 23 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=66 Charitable Planning for Next Tax Season -- Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=65 Help for taxpayers in understanding the new tax laws for charitable giving and deductions Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=65 The 2018 Tax Season So Far -- Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=64 The IRS has shared data on this year's tax season up to March 31. The results were highlighted and published by Accounting Today and are shared in this blog. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=64 The 2018 Tax Season So Far http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=63 The IRS has published data on returns up to March 31, 2018 and this two-part blog features the key points as published in a recent Accounting Today article Fri, 13 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=63 IRS Dirty Dozen -- Part 3 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=62 Last four of the worst scams identified by the IRS and published in Accounting Today Mon, 09 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=62 The IRS Dirty Dozen - Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=61 The IRS has a Dirty Dozen of scams as published by Accounting Today. This blog features 4 more common tax scams Fri, 06 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=61 The 2018 IRS Dirty Dozen http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=60 The IRS has highlighted the 12 worst tax scams and these have been published in a recent issue of Accounting Today Mon, 02 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=60 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Businesses - Part 4 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=59 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Business highlighting AMT, NOL, Domestic Production Activities Deduction, LIke-Kind Exchanges to Real Estate Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=59 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Businesses - Part 3 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=58 Changes in Tax Cuts for Business including the new limits on deductions for employee fringe benefits and credit for employer paid family & medical leave Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=58 Suspicious Tax Returns -- Understanding your 5071C Letter http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=57 The IRS shares information on how they determine who has filed a suspicious tax return and what the taxpayer involved should do. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=57 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Businesses - Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=56 How Tax Cut and Job Acts Affect Businesses Mon, 12 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=56 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Businesses - Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=55 Tax Cut and Jobs Act changes affecting nusinesses including corporate tax rate reduction and business income deduction Mon, 05 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=55 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Individuals - Part 3 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=54 Review of Key Changes from Tax and Jobs Act Affecting Individuals Mon, 26 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=54 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Individuals - Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=53 Effect of Tax Cuts on child tax credit, state, local, income and property tax, mortgage debt limit and home equity mortgage interest Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=53 Tax Cut and Jobs Act Changes Affecting Individuals - Part 1 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=52 Part 1 of a Three-Part Series on the Effect of Tax Reform on Individuals Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=52 New Law to Have Little Impact on Tax Filing This Year http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=51 Todays' High Point Enterprise Features an Article Quoting Sharrard, McGee & Co., PA CPA/JD Addison Maille on Changes to Tax Filing This Year Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=51 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 -- Changes Affecting Individuals & Businesses http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=50 Key changes affecting individual and business taxpayers as a result of the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 Wed, 03 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=50 Fraud Scheme Targeting 401(k) Accounts Uncovered http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=49 US Attorney's Office's Files Lawsuit to Recover $2M Losses from 401(k) Fraud Scheme Fri, 08 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=49 End of Year Tax Tips for an Uncertain Environment http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=48 End of Year Tax Tips for an Uncertain Environment - Tips 7, 8, 9 and 10 Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=48 End of Year Tax Tips for an Uncertain Environment http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=47 Tips 4-6 of 10 End of Year Tax Tips for an Uncertain Environment Mon, 04 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=47 End of Year Tax Tips for an Uncertain Environment http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=46 Three tips for end of the year tax planning in an uncertain environment Fri, 01 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=46 Five Facts about Charitable Contributions http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=45 Five Facts about Charitable Contributions from the IRS to Help with End of Year Tax Planning Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=45 IRS releases draft 2017 tax forms on its website - Highlights of the Form 1040 Schedules E & F Changes http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=44 The IRS has posted draft changes to Form 1040, the changes to Schedules E & F are highlighted Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=44 IRS releases draft 2017 tax forms on its website - Highlights of the Schedule D Changes http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=43 A review of the IRS draft changes to Form 1040, specifically Schedule D and Form 4562 Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=43 Draft Changes to Form 1040 Schedules B & C http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=42 A review of the key changes to the draft of Schedules B & C of Form 1040 for 2017 Wed, 01 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=42 Key Changes to Draft of Form 1040 Schedule A http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=41 Key changes in the draft of Form 1040 Schedule A as posted on the IRS website Tue, 31 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=41 IRS releases draft 2017 tax forms on its website - Highlights of the Form 1040 Changes http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=40 An overview of key changes on draft tax Form 1040 for the 2017 tax year Fri, 27 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=40 Four Strategies for Lowering Your Tax Bill http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=39 Strategies that can reduce your exposure, allowing you to keep more of your own money by maximizing deductions or qualifying for a lower tax bracket. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=39 What a Business Accountant can do for you http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=38 The value of a skilled business accountant Thu, 28 Sep 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=38 5 Types of Businesses & Their Tax Laws http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=37 A description of five ways to set up a business and the tax laws relating to each. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=37 Three Things to Know Before Starting a Business http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=36 Valuable tips for those starting a business to help set up their financial systems correctly. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=36 Client Identity Theft Checklist http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=35 Action Steps for Recovery after Identity Theft Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=35 Recent College Graduates: Get a Smart Start on Your Future - Part 3 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=34 Tax tips for graduates relocating for a new job and info about lifelong learning credit options Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=34 College Graduates: Get a Smart Start on Your Future - Part 2 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=33 Valuable tips for recent college graduates regarding tax planning, school loan deductions and issues facing entrepreneurs Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=33 Recent Graduates: Get a Smart Start on Your Future http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=32 Advice for recent college graduates on reducing taxable income Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=32 The Pitfalls of Being a Responsible Person Under Code Section 6672 (Part 5) http://sharrardmcgee.com/blog.php?id=31 A discussion of two cases involving responsible person designation for restaurants that went out of business. 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