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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...

4 Key Changes To Depreciation Under The TCJA

As the Tax Cuts and Job Act (TCJA) continues to be unraveled by tax professionals, it’s important to review the changes and their implications on business operations and tax strategies. In this article, we’ll highlight TCJA’s changes to first-year bonus depreciation,...

3 Ways A CPA Can Make Your Business Successful

It can often seem unnecessary to hire a certified public accountant (CPA) since bookkeepers and accountants are frequently believed to be the be-all-end-all for a business’ finances. However, there are certain advantages to having a CPA by your side. While we...

3 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Accountants

To a business owner, an accountant that helps make sense of business finances can seem like a godsend. Whether you’re just starting your business or are already established, having a great accountant by your side is a sure way to keep your business running smoothly....

Where was that again?

Reading Time: 1 minuteInsatiable wanderlust has led me to seven different addresses in the past three years. Most normal people might think that’s excessive, but to a group of campaigners it’s pretty average. And, because of this, I’ve consistently...

Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft- #Tax-fulThurs.

Reading Time: 2 minutesSource: Flickr                   We know identity theft is a frustrating process for victims. We take this issue very seriously and continue to expand on our robust screening process in order to stop...

7 Tips for Maintaining Your Tax Exempt Status- #Tax-fulThurs.

Reading Time: 2 minutesSource: Flickr File your annual information returns with the IRS.  Your organization must file a Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-N, depending on its gross receipts and total assets.  A few organizations, for example churches, do not have a filing...

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...

Are you leaving tax money on the table?

Reading Time: 3 minutesSource: 401 (k) 2013, Flickr. Every year, tens of billions of dollars worth of unclaimed tax refunds and other financial assets languish in government coffers. In addition to unclaimed tax refunds, state governments are holding onto nearly $42...

Tax Deadline Tips for the Procrastinator

Reading Time: 2 minutesSource: e.file.com, Flickr. Here are some important tax deadline tips for the procrastinator, as the April 15th tax deadline is just around the corner: EXTENSION: All taxpayers are granted an additional six months to prepare and file a tax...