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IRS Form 1099-misc Due Date Approaching - Facts and Misconceptions. As many of us who hang our own shingle are painfully aware, IRS Form 1099-misc is due January 31st! I'm still shaking off the holidays. The failure to timely file this 'informational return' has gone up...

The Colorado Department of Revenue revised its guidelines in FYI Income 54 regarding people who do not live in Colorado but are partners and/or shareholders of partnerships and/or S corporations in Colorado, ensuring that pass-through entities pay Colorado income tax on their Colorado-source income. This post breaks...

Excess Depreciation Claimed - Now What? Justin Fundalinski of Jim Saulnier & Associates, who I met while volunteering time for the betterment of the Financial Planning Association, asked me a procedural question about a fascinating situation he encountered regarding depreciation and disposition of residential rental real estate,...

Colorado Year End Tax Update: Focus on USE TAX - 50 Points of Light It is that time of year again where we work ourselves into a tizzy finishing off the year "strong" and simultaneously enduring another holiday season whilst purportedly planning for a new year....

The following items might seem new and/or different for Colorado taxpayers on the CO 104 Income Tax form, some are some are not. These points below basically represent some of the more persistent questions coming across my desk as part of year end tax planning. ...

President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act into law creating an option for small businesses to offer employees a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) that is funded by the employer. Beginning January 1, 2017, the maximum employees can receive per year through the HRA is...

One thing to be be thankful for this holiday season is that the tax 'policies' of President Elect Trump (PET) and our Republican friends in the 115th congress will keep tax accounts and bookkeepers gainfully employed well into the foreseeable future. In fact I am adding staff again,...

According to Sharon Bradley, Manager of the IRS' ITIN Policy Section in the Atlanta, GA  Service Center, Section 203 of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act), Pub. L. 114-113, div. Q, enacted on December 18, 2015, modified Section 6109 of the Internal Revenue...

Old MacDonald had a Trust EIEIO CLAT CLUT here CRAT CRUT There. The one thing stopping good people from engaging the full force and effect of tax and estate planning using trust instruments is the language. Acronyms make it hard to understand what lawyers are...