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Double Your Tax Savings with Home Sale Gain Exclusion Plus Like-Kind Exchange

Although the residential real estate market has cooled off in many areas, the values in some locations are still at — or near — all-time highs. If you’ve owned your principal residence for a while, it may currently be worth a lot more than you originally paid for it. If you’re fortunate enough to be…

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5 Ideas to Help Small Businesses Reduce Taxes for 2022

Every fall, small business owners should review their tax situations to consider how they might reduce their federal income taxes for the current year — and beyond. Fortunately, no significant unfavorable federal tax law changes are expected this year. So, there’s more certainty regarding the tax rules today than this time last year. Here are five ideas to help reduce business taxes for 2022.

It’s a Journey: Not-for-Profit Finance and Accounting Software Selection

By Jim Norton, CPA, Principal, Accounting Technology Services This article was published in the Fall 2022 issue of Connecticut CPA. If your organization is still generating manual reports, printing paper checks, and/or collecting antiquated expense reports, it’s time to revisit your finance and accounting software. Not-for-profits and associations are experiencing the same pain points as…

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2022 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Individuals

Now is the time to consider tax planning moves that may lower taxes for the 2022 tax year — and possibly set you up for tax savings in future years as well. Read on for strategies on Standard Deductions, taxable investment accounts, donations,
prepaying expenses, and more.

2022 Year-End Tax Planning Series

The Year-End Tax Planning Series provides a roadmap for taxpayers navigating the many tax planning opportunities available this year. The content includes guidance for the various provisions enacted to help US taxpayers recover from recent economic hardships and other developments that may impact this year’s taxes. More resources will be added as they become available….

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Summary of Tax Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R.5376), hereafter “the Act,” was signed into law by President Biden on August 16, 2022. The law includes several tax implications including a 15% Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax, a 1% excise tax on certain stock repurchases, an extension of the excess business loss limitation, numerous environmental and green energy…

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Improve Internal Audit Efficiency with Emerging Technologies

Using emerging technologies for risk management and audit procedures can be done cost-effectively today using creative strategies, such as co-sourcing, outsourcing with subject-matter-experts, and/or bringing these technologies in-house.

Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act with New Clean Energy Incentives

GRF tax experts offer some preliminary highlights from the new legislation, including tax breaks and clean energy incentives.

Time to Check Your Beneficiary Designations

When estate planning, check your beneficiary designations annually, as circumstances change. Incomplete or outdated forms can cause major problems later!

What You Need to Know About Taxes and Gig Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen an expansion of the so-called “gig economy,” also known as the sharing or access economy. According to the Pew Research Center, 16% of U.S. workers have ever earned money through an online gig platform, such as Uber, DoorDash or Instacart. The opportunity to be your own boss or simply to make…

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