Tax Information

SEP IRA vs. Solo 401(k): Which Plan Offers Greater Flexibility and Tax Benefits for the Self-Employed?

As a self-employed person, saving for retirement is an important part of effective financial planning. Fortunately, there are several retirement savings options available that offer tax benefits and the ability to save for retirement. Two of the most popular options for self-employed individuals are SEP IRAs and individual 401(k)s, also known as solo 401(k)s.

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S-Corp Elections in a Post-QBI World: Do They Still Make Sense?

S Corp Tax

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law in 2017, has brought about significant changes in the US tax landscape, impacting businesses and individuals alike. One of the most notable changes introduced by the TCJA is the Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction. This new tax provision has raised questions about the continued relevance of S-Corporation (S-Corp) elections for small businesses. In this blog post, we will examine the impact of the QBI rule changes on S-Corp elections and whether they still make sense in the current tax environment.

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How to File Hawaii GE Tax

There are a few steps to make sure you’ve completed before you can file your periodic GE reports. First, you need a GE Tax License Number. You can apply for this (alongside your articles of organization with Hawaii) via the state website. This article gives steps on applying for and filing Hawaii GE Tax.

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How Do I Avoid an Audit?

How to avoid an IRS Audit

Ah, the age-old question. Perhaps nearly as old as time itself, or at least, as old as the IRS. By the way, Abe Lincoln formed the IRS in the middle of the Civil War – 1862 to be exact.

What better way to knock your opponents into submission than instill a new method to track their profits and tax them accordingly?  Okay, I’ll spare you the diatribe against “the man,” and hone in on why you’re here – to avoid an IRS audit!

Avoiding an audit isn’t an exact science – it involves managing risks

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