Buy or Lease a Business Vehicle: Which Costs Less?

If you’re trying to decide between leasing and buying your next business vehicle, one question is probably foremost in your mind: Which option costs less? Unfortunately, comparing the costs of leasing and buying isn’t as simple as it looks. To do it right, you must consider not just out-of-pocket costs but also cash available, the […]

New FinCEN Filings Go into Effect on January 1

For existing businesses, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) goes into effect on January 1, 2024, and imposes a brand-new federal filing requirement on most corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships and on certain other business entities. No later than December 31, 2024, all non-exempt business entities must file a beneficial owner information report (BOI […]

Helicopter View of 2023 Meals and Entertainment

The article discusses changes to the business meal deduction for the year 2023 and beyond. As of now, the deduction for business meals is only 50 percent—a significant change from the previous 100 percent deduction for business meals in and from restaurants, which was applicable only for the years 2021 and 2022. Additionally, many business-generating […]

2023 Health Insurance for S Corporation Owners: An Update

February 2023 If you operate your business as an S corporation, you continue to enjoy good news in 2023 when it comes to your health insurance. In this article, we give you the ins and outs of what you need to do with your S corporation to ensure your health insurance deductions and also avoid […]

Big Tax Changes To Know for 2023

Alert: A Massive New FinCEN Filing Requirement Is Coming The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) is a new law passed in 2021 that requires corporations, LLCs, and other business entities to provide information about their owners to the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). The CTA did not take effect immediately. Rather, Congress […]

Update 105-HRAs, MSAs, and FSAs to Allow Over-the- Counter Drugs

Here’s good news. The CARES Act reinstated the ability of health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) to reimburse and deduct the cost of over-the-counter drugs and added a new deduction for menstrual care products. The changes apply retroactively (yes, retroactively) to amounts paid after December 31, 2019. Business Wins As you likely know, individual taxpayers who itemize […]

More on Earning 9.62 Percent Tax-Deferred

You may remember from last month’s article that you can buy from now through October 31, 2022, Series I bonds from the U.S Treasury that pay 9.62 percent tax-deferred interest. If you buy now, you earn that 9.62 percent for six months, guaranteed. At the end of six months, the Treasury Department adds the interest […]

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