scottscpa.com RSS Feed https://scottscpa.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 Tax Breaks for Families With Children https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#3 If you have children, one or more of these tax credits and deductions could help your family reduce the amount of tax owed. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Small Business Tax Roundup https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#4 In 2020, the IRS issued a number of guidance documents as well as final rules and regulations that clarified several tax provisions affecting businesses. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Renting Out a Second Home https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax rules on rental income from second homes can be confusing, especially if you rent the home out for several months of the year and also use the home yourself. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Capital Gains Tax on Sale of Stocks https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#5 If you made money last year buying and selling stocks, you may owe capital gains tax. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Avoiding an IRS Tax Audit https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#1 With taxes becoming more complicated every year, there is an even greater possibility of tax confusion turning into a tax mistake and an IRS audit. Avoiding "red flags" like these could help. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#1 What's New for 2020 Tax Returns https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Taxpayers should be aware of several key items involving credits, deductions, and refunds when filing their tax returns this year. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Taxable vs. Nontaxable Income https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Are you wondering if there's a hard and fast rule about what income is taxable and what income is not taxable? The quick (and easy) answer is that all income is taxable unless the law specifically excludes it. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax Filing Season Starts February 12 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#1 The IRS begins accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns on Friday, February 12, 2021. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Social Security Benefits and Taxes: The Facts https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Generally, you pay federal income taxes on your Social Security income only if you have other substantial income in addition to your benefits. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Employer Tax Credit Extended for Payroll Workers https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Extended through June 30, 2020, the Employee Retention Credit helps businesses keep their employees on the payroll - despite the challenges posed by COVID-19. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.scottscpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Economic Update August 20, 2012 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=160 Tue, 21 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=160 Weekly Economic Update for August 6, 2012 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=159 Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=159 Weekly Economic Update for July 23, 2012 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=158 Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=158 Weekly Economic Update for July 16, 2012 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=157 Mon, 16 Jul 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=157 Weekly Economic Update for July 9, 2012 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=156 Wed, 11 Jul 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=156 Weekly Economic Update For December 19, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=155 Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=155 Weekly Economic Update for December, 12, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=154 Mon, 12 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=154 Weekly Economic Update For December 05, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=153 Mon, 05 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=153 Weekly Economic Update for Novemer 28, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=152 Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=152 Weekly Economic Update For November 21, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=151 Mon, 21 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=151 Weekly Economic Update For November 7, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=150 Mon, 07 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=150 Weekly Economic Update for Monday 10-31-2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=149 Mon, 31 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=149 Weekly Economic Update for October 24, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=148 Mon, 24 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=148 Weekly Economic Update for October 17, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=147 Mon, 17 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=147 Weekly Economic Update for September 19, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=144 Mon, 19 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=144 Weekly Economic Update For September 06, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=142 Tue, 06 Sep 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=142 Weekly Economic Update For April 25, 2011 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=128 Mon, 25 Apr 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=128 April 11, 2011 Weekly Economic Update https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=126 Mon, 11 Apr 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=126 Fight Identity Theft https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=97 Thu, 23 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=97 September 20, 2010 Weekly Economic Update https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=96 Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=96 Financial Reform Bill Rolls Out https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=91 Mon, 23 Aug 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=91 WHICH FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS SHOULD YOU KEEP ON FILE https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=90 Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=90 NEW TAX PERKS FOR NONQUALIFIED ANNUITY OWNERS https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=84 Thu, 22 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=84 Post-Divorce Guide For Women https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=83 Mon, 19 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=83 How LTC Insurance Can Help Protect Your Assets https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=79 Thu, 01 Jul 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=79 Is A 1099 Migraine Ahead? https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=75 Wed, 16 Jun 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=75 TAX Alert : Plan to Take Advantage of 2010 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=72 Thu, 10 Jun 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=72 Could We See A Nationwide Sales Tax? https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=73 Thu, 10 Jun 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=73 The Financial Reform Bill https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=69 Thu, 20 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=69 WHICH RETIREMENT PLAN SUITS YOU? https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=64 Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=64 Bonds https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=63 Mon, 26 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=63 The 47% Controversy https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=62 Thu, 22 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=62 Weekly Economic Update https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=60 Weekly Snapshot of the previous weeks return. Mon, 12 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=60 Where Were You On The Night of April 15, 2007? https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=59 Thu, 08 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=59 Weekly Economic Update for April 5, 2010 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=58 Tue, 06 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=58 Don't Miss the IRA Contribution Deadline https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=57 Thu, 01 Apr 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=57 Health Care Changes in America https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=55 Fri, 26 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=55 Weekly Economic Update for March 22, 2010 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=54 Mon, 22 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=54 What's Going On With The Estate Tax?? https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=53 Thu, 18 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=53 Weekly Economic Update https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=52 A snapshot of the U.S. Economy and it's financial markets. Mon, 15 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=52 The Jobs Bill https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=51 How effectively could it address America’s unemployment rate? Thu, 11 Mar 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=51 U.S. Savings Bonds Tax Traps https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=48 Bond Tax Implications and Penalties Thu, 25 Feb 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=48 TAX ALERT!!! PLan To Take Advantage of 2010 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=47 Thu, 25 Feb 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=47 Mortgage Protection or Term Life Insurance?? https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=45 Which insurance option is most suitable for me. Thu, 18 Feb 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://scottscpa.com/blog.php?id=45