Steven Lissner & Company, LLC RSS Feed http://slissnercpa.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Sun, 01 Jul 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Sun, 01 Jul 2018 09:00:00 +0000 Tax Rules for Rental Income from Second Homes http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax rules on rental income from second homes can be complicated, particularly if you rent the home out for several months of the year and also use the home yourself. Sun, 01 Jul 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax Benefits of S-Corporations http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#2 As a small business owner, figuring out which form of business structure to use when you started was one of the most important decisions you had to make; however, it's always a good idea to periodically revisit that decision as your business grows. Sun, 01 Jul 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Small Business: Budget vs. Actual Reports http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Learn how Budget vs. Actual Reports can help you reach your business goals--with less effort than you might think. Sun, 01 Jul 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Five Tax Deductions that Disappeared in 2018 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Under tax reform, taxpayers who itemize should be aware that deductions they may have previously counted on to reduce their taxable income have disappeared in 2018. Sun, 01 Jul 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Avoiding Tax Surprises when Retiring Overseas http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Are you approaching retirement age and wondering where you can retire to make your retirement nest egg last longer? Retiring abroad may be the answer. But first, it's important to look at the tax implications because not all retirement destinations are created equal. Sun, 01 Jul 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax Consequences of Crowdfunding http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and GoFundMe have become increasingly popular for both individual fundraising and small business owners. The upside is that it's often possible to raise the cash you need; the downside is that the IRS might consider that money taxable income. Here's what you need to know. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax Breaks for Businesses Hiring New Employees http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#4 If you're thinking about hiring new employees this this year you won't want to miss out on tax breaks available to businesses with employees. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Seasonal Employees and Taxes http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Part-time and seasonal employees are subject to the same tax withholding rules that apply to other employees. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Saving for Education: 529 Plans http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Section 529 plans are a popular college savings vehicle for parents. Thanks to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, they can now be used for pre-college education expenses as well. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Filing an Amended Return http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Have you filed your federal tax return and then discovered a mistake? You might need to file an amended tax return. Then again, you might not. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 +0000 http://www.slissnercpa.com/newsletter.php#3