Insights by Author: Crystal Knepler, CPA

2022 Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

November 11, 2022

While 2022 started out with some uncertainty about potential tax law changes, very few of the…

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Stimulus Payments Being Sent as Visa Debit Cards

May 25, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service has been distributing Economic Impact Payments to taxpayers across the nation since…

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Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

November 22, 2019

The first year of filing under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is in…

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Top 5 Real Estate Accounting Mistakes

August 7, 2019

Even some of the savviest real estate brokers can get trapped in the most common accounting…

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IRS Audits Decline for Millionaires and Large Businesses

April 30, 2019

IRS audits of wealthy taxpayers and big business are on the downtick, reaching record lows in…

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Tax Breaks for the Elderly

Getting older has its perks, including tax breaks. Your income threshold for filing a tax return ...
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Congress Open to Considering a Pause on Automated Tax Notices

National Taxpayer advocate, Erin Collins, mentioned at a recent virtual seminar last Thursday that Congress may ...
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IRS Announces 2022 Limits for Retirement Plans

The IRS has announced the new retirement plan numbers for 2022.Retirement limits for 401(k) and similar ...
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What Papers do You Need to Save?

Sometimes it feels good to get rid of clutter, especially this time of year when the ...
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Tax Policy Update: How the Build Back Better Act Affects Individuals

RECORDED WEBCAST  |  December 16, 2021 Download webcast slides The Senate Finance Committee’s release this past ...
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DOL Reveals Key Change for Tipped Workers

Employees in occupations where gratuities are common, such as restaurant waitstaff, have long fallen into a ...
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IRS Clarifies Temporary Deductibility of Per Diem Meal Expenses

The IRS has issued Notice 2021-63, clarifying previous guidance issued under Notice 2021-25 pertaining to the ...
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Section 174 Research Deduction Changes for 2022

Have you been deducting your R&D expenses as they occur? Starting in the new year, that ...
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Year-End Tax Planning for Individuals

As we near the end of another turbulent year, it’s time to discuss the steps you ...
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Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

2021 brought a wave of new tax changes for businesses, and 2022 could bring yet another ...
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SAS 136: Preparation before year end

As previously communicated, Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) 136, Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial ...
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On Your Mark, Small Businesses: Get Set to Reserve the 2021 Main Street Hiring Credit

The Main Street Hiring Credit has been reenacted for 2021, bringing financial relief to small businesses ...
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