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Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

When considering your optimal tax planning & compliance strategy, business & individual tax payers must account for all current and impending tax code changes. This includes the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the 2019 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and subsequent stimulus initiatives, as […]

What Taxpayers Need to Know About the Child Tax Credit

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the IRS increased the amount of the Child Tax Credit and plans to issue up to 50% of the credit in the form of monthly advanced payments beginning July 15, 2021. Taxpayers may claim the remaining credit when they file their 2021 income tax return. […]

Estimated Tax Payments, Due June 15, May be Paid Online

As a reminder, the U.S. tax system operates on a pay-as-you-go basis. For estimated tax purposes, a year has four payment periods. Taxpayers must make a payment each quarter. For most people, the due date for the first quarterly payment is April 15. The next payments are due June 15 and Sept. 15, with the […]

AAFCPAs Promotes Directors in Tax & Outsourced Accounting

AAFCPAs Promotes Directors in Tax & Outsourced Accounting

AAFCPAs (Boston, Wellesley, Waltham, & Westborough) is pleased to announce the following Director promotions in recognition of their earned expertise supporting clients’ Business & Income Tax and Outsourced Accounting needs. Stacie A. Field, CPA, MBA has been promoted to Director, Tax. She creates strategic tax plans for closely held businesses and their owners in a […]

AAFCPAs to Present Wealth Migration Strategies

Joshua England, LLM, Esq., Partner and Tax Consulting Attorney at AAFCPAs, will contribute his tax expertise in a Webinar on May 27th, sharing key considerations when moving personal or business assets to another jurisdiction. Many high-profile CEOs have moved their businesses for financial incentives. In this interactive panel discussion, Josh and a panel of financial […]

You Snooze, You Lose. Preserve Wealth Before Legislation Eliminates Opportunities

As you know, AAFCPAs anticipated changes on the horizon to the Estate Tax Exemption. On March 25, 2021, Senator Bernie Sanders introduced legislation called “For the 99.5% Act,” which, if passed, would establish a new progressive estate tax rate structure on the top 0.5% of Americans who inherit over $3.5 million in wealth. It is […]

American Rescue Plan: Provisions for Individuals

As you may know, President Biden recently signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). AAFCPAs has outlined below key provisions for individuals & families. Direct Checks The package includes $1,400 Recovery Rebate payments (also known as stimulus checks) for adults and their dependents. As with prior stimulus payments, the economic impact […]

IRS Extends Federal Income Tax Filing Deadline for Individuals

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the Treasury Department and the IRS recently announced that the federal income tax filing deadline for individuals will be postponed to May 17, 2021 from April 15, 2021. It is still AAFCPAs’ intention to complete individual filings by April 15th, unless you have heard otherwise from your AAFCPAs tax professional.  What You Need […]

5 Tips for Safe Intrafamily Loans

If a relative needs financial help, offering an intrafamily loan may be a viable solution. But if not properly executed, such loans can carry negative tax consequences, such as unexpected taxable income, gift tax, or both. AAFCPAs Outlines Five Tips to Help Avoid Unwelcome Tax Surprises with Intrafamily Loans: Create a Paper Trail. In general, […]

Self-Employed Individuals to Claim COVID-19 Sick & Family Leave Tax Credits on IRS Form 7202

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the IRS recently released Form 7202 for eligible self-employed individuals to determine their qualified sick and family leave equivalent tax credits. As a reminder, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) provides small and midsize companies—as well as self-employed individuals—with refundable tax credits that reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, […]