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ssc From time to time, Grossman St. Amour CPAs team members address various subject matters in the world of accounting, taxation, business valuation and financial planning. We invite you to review the various articles and presentations to the right.

Should you have a question about or interest in a particular subject matter that is not addressed, please feel free to contact us for information on that specific subject.


 
September 2017  

 
The Equifax Breach - 5 Steps to Help Protect Your Identity

Scott Heyman, CPA and David A. Fritz, CPA

 
September 2017  

 
Social Security Wage Base and Per-Diem Travel Rates Likely to Rise


 
September 2017  

 
What is "Assignment of Income" Under the Tax Law?


 
September 2017  

 
September 2017 Tax Compliance Calendar


 
September 2017  

 
Don't Overlook Child-Related Deductions and Credits


 
September 2017  

 
How do I Distinguish Partnerships From Other Arrangements?


 
August 2017  

 
Don't Take the Bait, Step 6: Watch Out for the W-2 Email Scam

IRS IR-2017-130

 
August 2017  

 
Divorce and Business Assets: What you Need to Know

Daniel F. Griffin, CPA, CVA and Steven Paquette, Esq.

 
August 2017  

 
August 2017 Tax Compliance Calendar

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
June 2017  

 
What Are Passive Losses?

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
June 2017  

 
Trump's FY 2018 Budget Outlines Tax Reform Proposals

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
June 2017  

 
Debate Over Health Care & Taxes Moves to Senate

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
June 2017  

 
How Do I Safeguard Tax Benefits Against Natural Disasters

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
June 2017  

 
June 2017 Tax Compliance Calendar

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
June 2017  

 
Business Meals & Entertainment: How to Maximize Tax Deductions

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
May 2017  

 
White House Calls for Significant Tax Cuts and Other Tax Reforms

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
May 2017  

 
Treasury to Review/Re-Evaluate Tax Regulations

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
May 2017  

 
Tax Refund Offsets May be used Toward Unpaid Debts


 
May 2017  

 
What are my Odds of Being Audited?

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
May 2017  

 
How to Differentiate Tips from Service Charges for Tax Purposes


 
May 2017  

 
Filing Season Ends with No Red Flags

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
May 2017  

 
IRS Releases Guidance on Payroll Tax Credit for Small Business Research Expenses

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
May 2017  

 
May 2017 Compliance Calendar

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
April 2017  

 
IRS Issues 2017 Inflation-Adjusted Vehicle Depreciation Dollar Limits

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
April 2017  

 
Lack of Contemporaneous Written Acknowledgement Nixes Donation

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
April 2017  

 
What are Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions?

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
April 2017  

 
How to Maximize Start-up Deductions for a New Business

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
April 2017  

 
Tax Reform Proceeds to Possible Summer Enactment

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
April 2017  

 
Top IRS Tips to Know about the Home Office Deduction

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
March 2017  

 
Ten Tax-Time IRS Tips to Consider

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
March 2017  

 
IRS Reminds Seniors to Remain on Alert to Phone Scams during Tax Season

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
March 2017  

 
Letter from IRS Inquiring About Suspicious Return


 
March 2017  

 
Tax Returns Lacking ACA Coverage will not be Rejected


 
March 2017  

 
Passport Certifications will Begin in Early in 2017


 
March 2017  

 
How do I Claim the Federal Fuel Tax Credit?


 
March 2017  

 
Tax Scams Proliferate During Filing Season


 
March 2017  

 
Congressional Leaders Highlight Tax Reform Proposals


 
February 2017  

 
Rx for Itemizing Medical Expenses


 
February 2017  

 
Same-Sex Marriage and Taxes


 
February 2017  

 
Eight Tax Benefits for Parents to Consider


 
February 2017  

 
February 2017 Tax Compliance Calendar


 
February 2017  

 
Before Entering Any Transactions - Consider Potential Hidden Costs


 
February 2017  

 
Four Things to Know About the Child Tax Credit


 
February 2017  

 
Dirty Dozen: Don't Fall Prey to One of These Scams


 
February 2017  

 
White House, Capitol Hill talk tax reform in 2017


 
January 2017  

 
5 Reasons to Choose Direct Deposit


 
January 2017  

 
TAX ALERT: IRS Warns about Scam Targeting Payroll & HR Departments


 
January 2017  

 
New NYS Driver License Requirement for 2016


 
January 2017  

 
Filing Season Launches January 23 - Some Refunds May be Delayed


 
January 2017  

 
How do I know which Records to Discard?


 
January 2017  

 
All Eyes on Tax Reform in 2017


 
December 2016  

 
Social Security wage base jumps to $127,200 for 2017


 
December 2016  

 
2017 "luxury" vehicle limits, fringe benefit caps projected


 
December 2016  

 
New Retirement Savings Bill May Become Law Before New Year


 
December 2016  

 
How is virtual currency taxed?


 
December 2016  

 
Taxpayers Take Note: New Tax Filing Deadlines


 
December 2016  

 
Major Tax Changes Expected Under Trump Administration


 
December 2016  

 
What to expect on 2016 Form 1040: Key Changes


 
December 2016  

 
How do I figure the child care credit?


 
December 2016  

 
2017 Standard Mileage Rates for Business, Medical and Moving Announced


 
December 2016  

 
2016 year-end tax strategies with tax cuts on the horizon


 
November 2016  

 
Congress Returns for Year-End Tax Legislation Push


 
November 2016  

 
How Do I Make Tax-Free Gifts for Tuition?


 
October 2016  

 
Reminder for Parents & Students - Check Out College Tax Credits for 2016 and Years Ahead


 
October 2016  

 
IRS Advises Taxpayers to Prepare for Hurricanes, Floods and Other Natural Disasters


 
October 2016  

 
Year-End Tax Planning Time is Here!


 
October 2016  

 
Congress Passes Targeted Tax Bills, Stop-Gap Spending Measure


 
August 2016  

 
FASB Issues New Guidance On Not-For-Profit Financial Reporting

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
June 2016  

 
Taxpayer Protections, IRS Oversight Bills Advance in Congress


 
June 2016  

 
Is the Cost of a Weight Loss Program for Obesity Tax Deductible?


 
May 2016  

 
How do I Determine a Residential Tax Credit for Solar Panels?


 
May 2016  

 
Don't Overlook New-for-2016 Enhancements to Certain Tax Incentives


 
May 2016  

 
Are Contributions to Foreign Charities Tax-Deductible?


 
May 2016  

 
Latest IRS Data Book Gives Insight Into Audit Activities


 
May 2016  

 
Filing Season Closes-Cybersecurity & Customer Service Top Priorities for IRS


 
April 2016  

 
What You Should Know about Children with Investment Income


 
April 2016  

 
Reporting Foreign Income: 5 Tax Tips from the IRS


 
April 2016  

 
6 Facts You Should Know Before Deducting a Charitable Donation

Susan R. St. Amour CPA

 
April 2016  

 
4 Tips You Should Know about Employee Business Expenses

Kathleen Kaminski, CPA

 
April 2016  

 
How Do I Set Up A Like-Kind Exchange?

Gary A. Grossman, CPA, CFP, Partner

 
April 2016  

 
What is the Roth IRA Contribution Limit for 2016?

Anna T. Murphy, CPA, Partner

 
March 2016  

 
Keep Your Health Insurance Documents with Your Tax Records


 
March 2016  

 
Federal Award Procurement Requirements - What You Need to Know Now

Christina Rothman Ondrako, CPA, Partner

 
March 2016  

 
Small Business Incentives, Reforms to ACA Taxes, and Other Proposals in Obama's FY 2017 Budget Could Gain Traction in 2016


 
March 2016  

 
White House & Congress Take Action to Increase Participation in Retirement Plans


 
March 2016  

 
How Do I Arrange an Installment Payment Agreement with the IRS?


 
March 2016  

 
What is the Self-Rental Rule?


 
February 2016  

 
Understanding the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit


 
February 2016  

 
Your Social Security Benefits May be Taxable


 
February 2016  

 
Self Employed? Check Out These Tax Tips


 
February 2016  

 
Can the IRS Impose Penalties if a Return is Not Filed/Tax Not Paid?


 
February 2016  

 
How Do I Prove Business Expenses?


 
February 2016  

 
Should You Prepare Your Own Tax Return?

By David A. Fritz, CPA

 
February 2016  

 
Benefits of an HSA & How to Qualify

Adam E. Panek, CPA

 
February 2016  

 
Health Savings Account Limits for 2016


 
January 2016  

 
Not-For-Profits: Federal Awards Overhaul Now in Effect

By: Christina Rothman Ondrako, CPA, Partner

 
January 2016  

 
How Do I Elect to be Taxed as an S Corporation?


 
January 2016  

 
PATH Act Provides Opportunities and Incentives for Taxpayers


 
January 2016  

 
Standard Mileage Rates for 2016


 
December 2015  

 
A Gift from Uncle Sam: Congress Passes the Extenders Package


 
December 2015  

 
Talk to Your Family about Security Online and at Home

IRS.gov

 
December 2015  

 
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction


 
December 2015  

 
Certain States Increasing Minimum Wage

By Susan R. St. Amour CPA

 
December 2015  

 
Taxpayers Beware of Fraudsters Posing as IRS Agents on the Phone!

By Theresa M. Morgan, CPA

 
December 2015  

 
Last-minute tax planning strategies to consider as the 2015 tax year closes


 
December 2015  

 
Budget Act raises revenue with new tax compliance measures for partnerships, other changes


 
November 2015  

 
Should You Lease or Buy a Vehicle?

By Gary A. Grossman, CPA, CFP

 
November 2015  

 
When is Equipment "Placed In Service"?


 
November 2015  

 
How Do I Shift Taxable Income Into 2016?


 
November 2015  

 
IRS Promises More Identity Theft Protections in 2016 Filing Season


 
October 2015  

 
Is A Private Foundation The Right Choice For Your Family?

By Rick D. Shaw, CPA, Partner

 
October 2015  

 
Congress Returns and Takes Up Some Tax Bills


 
October 2015  

 
First Look at Year-End Tax Planning


 
October 2015  

 
Can a Taxpayer Assign Income to Someone Else?


 
October 2015  

 
How Do I Deduct Foreign Business Travel with Sightseeing Included?


 
October 2015  

 
The Poor Record Keeper - A Cautionary Tale

Rick Shaw, CPA

 
September 2015  

 
Responsible for Your Employee Benefit Plan? There's More to it Than You Might Think!

By Christopher R. Alger, CPA, CFE

 
September 2015  

 
Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions


 
September 2015  

 
When Must Individuals Pay Estimated Taxes?


 
September 2015  

 
Developments Continue to Impact the Mortgage Interest Deduction


 
September 2015  

 
How Do I Form a Partnership for Tax Purposes?


 
August 2015  

 
Busy Tax Agenda Awaits Congress' Return After August Recess


 
August 2015  

 
President Signs Highway Bill Revising Return Due Dates, Making Other Compliance Change


 
July 2015  

 
How does the IRS' rule change regarding IRA rollovers impact you?

by Kathleen Kaminski, CPA

 
April 2015  

 
Top 10 Tips to Know if You Get a Letter from the IRS


 
April 2015  

 
Miss the Tax Deadline? These tips Can Help


 
March 2015  

 
Still Time to Make Your IRA Contribution for the 2014 Tax Year

Kathleen Kaminski, CPA

 
February 2015  

 
What You Should Know if You Changed Your Name

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
February 2015  

 
What You Should Know about the AMT

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
February 2015  

 
Tip Income - What You Should Know if You Get Tipped at Work


 
February 2015  

 
Ten Facts You Should Know about Capital Gains and Losses

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
February 2015  

 
Stay Vigilant Against Bogus IRS Phone Calls and Emails

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
February 2015  

 
Parents, Don't Miss Out on These Tax Savers

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
February 2015  

 
Affordable Care Act

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
February 2015  

 
Filing Season Opens - IRS Budget Cuts May Impair Taxpayer Services

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
February 2015  

 
Identity Theft & Refund Fraud

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
January 2015  

 
Obama's 2015 Tax Proposals Offer Help for Middle Class Families

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
January 2015  

 
President Obama Signs Tax Extenders Into Law

Grossman St. Amour CPAs PLLC

 
 

 



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