Alerts

Whether it be tax legislation, financial reporting requirements, or accounting rules, changes happen every day.  Santora CPA Group’s Alerts provide you with this time-sensitive information and any other issues that might impact you or your business.

Tax Alert – September 21, 2017

Watch out for Potential Tax Pitfalls of Donating Real Estate to Charity

Tax Alert 9-21-17

Tax Alert – September 18, 2017

The ABCs of the Tax Deduction for Educator Expenses

Tax Alert 9-18-17

Tax Alert – August 25, 2017

Yes, You Can Undo a Roth IRA Conversion

Tax Alert 8-25-17

Tax Alert – August 21, 2017

Put Your Audit in Reverse to Save Sales and Use Tax

Tax Alert 8-21-17

Tax Alert – August 18, 2017

Will Congress Revive Expired Tax Breaks?

Tax Alert 8-18-17

Tax Alert – August 10, 2017

Summer is a Good Time to Start Your 2017 Tax Planning and Organize Your Tax Records

Tax Alert 8-10-17

Tax Alert – August 7, 2017

A Refresher on the ACA’s Tax Penalty on Individuals without Health Insurance

Tax Alert 8-7-17

Tax Alert – August 4, 2017

Three Mid-Year Tax Planning Strategies for Individuals

Tax Alert 8-4-17

Tax Alert – August 3, 2017

Three Mid-Year Tax Planning Strategies for Business

Tax Alert 8-3-17

Tax Alert – August 1, 2017

Claiming a Federal Tax Deduction for Moving Costs

Tax Alert 8-1-17

Tax Alert – July 18, 2017

If You Own a Vacation Home, Adjusting Rental vs. Personal Use Might Save Taxes

Tax Alert 7-1-17

Tax Alert – June 28, 2017

2017 Q3 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

Tax Alert 6-28-17

Tax Alert – June 23, 2017

Pay Attention to the Details When Selling Investments

Tax Alert 6-23-17

Tax Alert – June 20, 2017

Coverdell ESAs: The Tax-Advantaged Way to Fund Elementary and Secondary School Costs

Tax Alert 6-20-17

Tax Alert – June 12, 2017

Donating a Vehicle Might not Provide the Tax Deduction You Expect

Tax Alert 6-12-17

Tax Alert – June 7, 2017

Business Owners: When it Comes to IRS Audits, Be Prepared

Tax Alert 6-7-17

Tax Alert – May 31, 2017

Real Estate Investor vs. Professional: Why it Matters

Tax Alert 5-31-17

Tax Alert – May 16, 2017

Operating Across State Lines Presents Tax Risks — or Possibly Rewards

Tax Alert 5-16-17

Tax Alert – May 8, 2017

Turning Next Year’s Tax Refund into Cash in Your Pocket Now

Tax Alert 5-8-17

Tax Alert – May 5, 2017

Do You Know the Tax Implications of Your C Corporation’s Buy-Sell Agreement?

Tax Alert 5-5-17

Tax Alert – April 15, 2017

Saving Tax with Home-Related Deductions and Exclusions

Tax Alert 4-15-17

Tax Alert – March 31, 2017

2017 Q2 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

Tax Alert 3-31-17

Tax Alert – March 24, 2017

Who Can — and Who Should — Take the American Opportunity Credit?

Tax Alert 3-24-17

Tax Alert – March 18, 2017

2016 IRA Contributions – It’s Not Too Late!

Tax Alert 3-18-17

Tax Alert – March 11, 2017

When an Elderly Parent Might Qualify as Your Dependent

Tax Alert 3-11-17

Tax Alert – March 6, 2017

Tangible Property Safe Harbors Help Maximize Deductions

Tax Alert 3-6-17

Tax Alert – March 1, 2017

Deduct all of the Mileage You’re Entitled to — But Not More

Tax Alert 3-1-17

Tax Alert – February 16, 2017

Do You Need to File a 2016 Gift Tax Return by April 18th?

Tax Alert 2-16-17

Tax Alert – February 9, 2017

What You Need to Know About the Tax Treatment of ISOs

Tax Alert 2-9-17

Tax Alert – February 2, 2017

The “Manufacturers’ Deduction” isn’t Just for Manufacturers

Tax Alert 2-2-17

Tax Alert – January 26, 2017

The Investment Interest Expense Deduction: Less Beneficial Than You Might Think

Tax Alert 1-26-17

Tax Alert – January 20, 2017

Deduction for State and Local Sales Tax Benefits Some Taxpayers, But Not All

Tax Alert 1-20-17

Tax Alert – January 17, 2017

Help Prevent Tax Identity Theft by Filing Early

Tax Alert 1-17-17

Tax Alert – January 11, 2017

Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

Tax Alert 1-11-17

Tax Alert – January 6, 2017

Few Changes to Retirement Plan Contribution Limits for 2017

Tax Alert 1-6-17

Tax Alert – December 28, 2016

Why Making Annual Exclusion Gifts Before Year End Can Still Be a Good Idea

Tax Alert 12-28-16

Tax Alert – December 22, 2016

Read Our Post Election Tax Planning Information Letter

Tax Alert 12-22-16a

Tax Alert – December 16, 2016

Can You Pay Bonuses in 2017 But Deduct Them This Year?

Tax Alert 12-16-16a

Tax Alert – December 7, 2016

There’s Still Time to Benefit on Your 2016 Tax Bill by Buying Business Assets

Tax Alert 12-7-16

Tax Alert – December 5, 2016

Ensure Your Year-End Donations Will Be Deductible on Your 2016 Return

Tax Alert 12-5-16

Tax Alert – November 28, 2016

Accelerating Your Property Tax Deduction to Reduce Your 2016 Tax Bill

Tax Alert 11-28-16

Tax Alert – November 23, 2016

Year-End Tax Strategies for Accrual-Basis Taxpayers

Tax Alert 11-23-16

Tax Alert – November 21, 2016

A Brief Overview of the President-Elect’s Tax Plan for Individuals

Tax Alert 11-21-16

Tax Alert – November 18, 2016

A Quick Look at the President-Elect’s Tax Plan for Businesses

Tax Alert 11-18-16

Tax Alert – November 14, 2016

There’s Still Time to Set Up a Retirement Plan for 2016

Tax Alert 11-14-16

Tax Alert – November 9, 2016

It’s Critical to be Aware of the Tax Rules Surrounding Your NQDC Plan

Tax Alert 11-9-16

Tax Alert – November 6, 2016

Beware of Income-Based Limits on Itemized Deductions and Personal Exemptions

Tax Alert 11-6-16

Tax Alert – October 28, 2016

What the Self-Employed Need to Know About Employment Taxes

Tax Alert 10-28-16

Tax Alert – October 18, 2016

Are You Timing Business Income and Expenses to Your Tax Advantage?

Tax Alert 10-18-16

Tax Alert – October 11, 2016

Tax-Smart Options for Your Old Retirement Plan When You Change Jobs

Tax Alert 10-11-16

Tax Alert – October 4, 2016

Get Two Tax Benefits From One Donation: Give Appreciated Stock Instead of Cash

Tax Alert 10-4-2016

Tax Alert – September 29, 2016

Prepaid Tuition vs. College Savings: Which Type of 529 Plan is Better?

Tax Alert 9-29-16

Tax Alert – September 19, 2016

Documentation is the Key to Business Expense Deductions

Tax Alert 9-19-16

Tax Alert – September 13, 2016

Tax Impact of Investor vs. Trader Status

Tax Alert 9-13-16

Tax Alert – September 7, 2016

Are Frequent Flyer Miles Ever Taxable?

Tax Alert 9-7-16

Tax Alert – September 1, 2016

Now’s the Time to Start Thinking About “Bunching” – Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions, That Is

Tax Alert 9-1-16

Tax Alert – August 26, 2016

Combining Business and Vacation Travel: What Can You Deduct?

Tax Alert 8-26-16

Tax Alert – August 24, 2016

Three Strategies for Tax-Smart Giving

Tax Alert 8-24-16

Tax Alert – August 22, 2016

Should You Make a “Charitable IRA Rollover” in 2016?

Tax Alert 8-22-16

Tax Alert – August 5, 2016

Don’t Roll the Dice with Your Taxes if You Gamble This Year

Tax Alert 8-5-16

Tax Alert – July 22, 2016

To Deduct Business Losses, You May Have to Prove “Material Participation”

Tax Alert 7-22-16

Tax Alert – July 18, 2016

There’s Still Time for Homeowners to Save With Green Tax Credits

Tax Alert 7-18-16

Tax Alert – July 11, 2016

Three Mutual Fund Tax Hazards to Watch Out For

Tax Alert 7-11-16

Tax Alert – July 6, 2016

Awards of RSUs Can Provide Tax Deferral Opportunity

Tax Alert 7-6-16

 

 

HR Alert – July 24, 2012

Employers and employees are often confused with the complexity of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  In an attempt to clarify the processes associated with FMLA, the Department of Labor has recently issued a summary booklet called “Need Time?  The Employee’s Guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act.”  This booklet is directed to employees and provides easy to understand flowcharts and questions and answers to help employees understand if they are eligible for FMLA, how to request it, and what is required of them.