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Taxpayers are Confused by New Tax Laws

Taxpayers are Confused by New Tax Laws

Accountants and taxpayers alike may not be ready to file returns by the April 15 deadline.

Americans are still making sense of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the largest tax-law reform in 30 years. The TCJA was enacted in December 2017, but many Americans are still unsure how it affects them, even though they’ll incorporate those changes into their returns for the first time this year.

What your accountant needs to do your taxes...

What your accountant needs to do your taxes...

While the tax deadline is still a few months away, the sooner you get your return filed, the less you have to worry about it. With that being said, do you know what documents you need to bring to your CPA? As a rule of thumb, the more information you can provide, the better. However, there are certain documents that are absolute “musts.”

You Won the Powerball! Here's Your Tax Bill!

You Won the Powerball! Here's Your Tax Bill!

You won the $1.5 billion Powerball! Here's your tax bill!

The odds of winning the record $1.5 billion jackpot last month were 1 in 292 million. Anyone who beat those odds had tremendous luck, and a colossal tax bill, to look forward to.

How To Talk With Parents Or Grandparents About Their Finances

 How To Talk With Parents Or Grandparents About Their Finances

Even if your parents or grandparents are among the 24% who are confident they’ve saved enough for retirement, there are still conversations to be had about online banking, chip cards, fraud protection, apps and everything else it takes to manage money today.

Charitable Donations Are Tough To Get Under The New Tax Law. Here's The Work-Around.

Charitable Donations Are Tough To Get Under The New Tax Law. Here's The Work-Around.

Charitable Donations Are Tough To Get Under The New Tax Law. Here's The Work-Around.

How Long Should you Keep your Tax Returns?

How Long Should you Keep your Tax Returns?

You probably think you know how long to retain tax returns, because you’ve heard the standard answer. But the standard answer is wrong.

Florida's Back-to-School Tax Holiday is August 3-5.

Back-to-school sales tax holiday

The August holiday is designed to help ease the cost of getting children back into the classroom with clothes that fit and backpacks full of necessary supplies.

Tax Measures for Irma Victims

Tax Measures for Irma Victims

Here at Anstett CPA PA, we went through Irma nearly unscathed. We had water damage to our flooring, no power for a week, and spotty internet and phones, however, we are grateful that the storm surge that was predicted did not occur! We are back up and running, and ready to guide you through the tax questions you may have after facing Irma. Now let's get the important information on how Irma may affect your taxes this year!

Hurricane Check List

Be prepared for whatever storms season throws our way ahead of time. Having your hurricane supplies ahead of time will save you the frustration of hitting the stores right before a storm hits. And some of these items can be useful on a regular stormy summer evening as well. Plus, there are lots of things you can do around your home now to save you time when you need it.

Labor Day - A great day for Beer Brats!

Labor Day - A great day for Beer Brats!

This Labor Day I am going to share with you one of my favorite foods. Being from Wisconsin, there is only one food that clearly defines Football season and Labor Day and that is the beer brat. Enjoy a great and easy recipe to make beer brats and have a safe and happy Labor Day!