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A Guide To Form 990 For Tax-Exempt Organizations

What is Form 990? Although many nonprofit organizations are exempt from paying federal taxes, the IRS requires tax-exempt organizations to file Form 990 for informational purposes. The IRS uses this informational return to determine whether you're still exempt from...

5 Critical Tax Tips For Nonprofits in 2019

No one enjoys filing taxes, but it can be especially problematic for nonprofits. Many nonprofits focus on their cause so much that they neglect proper organization. As a result, they deal with disorganized records and systems, and a lack of clarity around tax issues....

THE SMART BUSINESS OWNER’S LIST OF TAX DEDUCTIONS

For a business owner, taxes can be overwhelming and cumbersome. Tax deductions allow you to save thousands of dollars each year on your taxes and make tax filing a much more bearable experience. In this post, we'll list some of the tax deductions you can use to...

The Smart Business Owner’s List Of Tax Credits

One of the best ways to cut costs as a business owner is to take advantage of all the tax deductions and tax credits for which you're eligible. As a business owner, you're concerned with the bottom line--increasing your net profits. That probably means you spend most...

PRESS RELEASE: Cassidy Jakovickas, CPA of Fresno, CA Appointed to Intuit’s Accountant Council

Select Panel Advises on Products and Services that Accountants and Their Clients Want Most             FRESNO, CALIFORNIA – June 4, 2019 –Today, Intuit, Inc (Nasdaq: INTU) announced that Cassidy...

Beyond The Numbers: What We’ve Been Reading

Although our team loves using numbers and spreadsheets to help our clients make the best financial decisions, we also enjoy reading great books. Staying well read on both fiction and non-fiction books helps us hone our imagination and introduces us to new, sometimes...

Looking Back At April

It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of April, but it’s true! This month, we helped our clients wrap up another great (and busy) tax season. There was, as always, a lot of paperwork, emails, and nail-biting involved in the days preceding April 15, but that’s all...

5 Last-Minute Tips For Filing Taxes in 2019

Well, April 15 is almost here, and the tax-related panic is thick. If you haven’t filed your 2018 tax paperwork and are rushing to get your taxes in by the deadline, we’ve decided to give you some last-minute tax advice that will hopefully help ease your stress....

An Introduction To Cybersecurity for Business Owners

Keeping your sensitive business and customer data secure has never been more critical. Whether you are a small business or a national corporation, you can't relax your defenses against those criminals seeking to take advantage of lazy cybersecurity policies. Virtually...

March News Roundup

Wow! It seems like we just started March and we’re already moving into April! As we move into the final stretch of tax season, we’re recapping this month’s news for you, just in case you missed it amid the tax-related hubbub. MBS Accountancy: November Review This...

Overlooked Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

Reading Time: 2 minutesTax deductions can make all the difference when it comes to saving money for your small business. Here are some of the most overlooked tax deductions for small businesses. Startup Expenses Deduction It’s possible that you could deduct your...

What is a Kendama?

Reading Time: 2 minutesA Child’s Game Kendama is essentially a traditional Japanese childrens’ game consisting of a stick which has two cups and a spike fashioned at on end, with a handle and another cup at the other. There is then a ball, with a hole in it, attached...

The Importance of the Iowa Caucus

Reading Time: 3 minutesIowa is a perfectly ordinary Midwestern state famous for corn and the University of Iowa Hawkeyes football team. With three million people, the population of Iowa doesn’t even match that of the entire city of Los Angeles. In fact, Iowa only...

Supercharge Your Mobile Phone

Reading Time: 2 minutesFor many of us, our mobile device holds the key to our lives. We need our devices to sustainably get through our day.With that being said, mobile phones are complex beasts. They run entire operating systems on more advanced hardware than existed...

9 Ways to Teach Teenagers About Money

Reading Time: 3 minutesSource: Images_of_money, Flickr. While learning budgeting skills is not likely to be a high priority for most teenagers, teaching money management skills is as essential to raising kids as reminding them to brush their teeth and eat their...

10 Tips for a Better Tax Season Next Year

Reading Time: 3 minutesTax Day is one of those days you probably find yourself thinking about for weeks on end. It’s kind of like a reverse Christmas: You know it’s coming because those of us in the media have been hyping it in the press for months. You mark it on...