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sproutbox, Author at Delap CPA

20 Apr

Six Tax Tips for Oregon Short-term Rental Owners

April 20, 2017 | By | No Comments

  1. Keep records, keep records, keep records For most people, their short-term rental is a side project. It’s a way to make a little extra money. The IRS, however, sees it as a business and you should be treating it like one. Keep records of who stayed and for how long, as well as […]

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09 Jan

Delap Announces Melissa Wall as Partner

January 9, 2017 | By | No Comments

Lake Oswego, OR (January 4, 2017 ) – Delap LLP, one of Oregon’s largest local accounting firms, has announced Melissa Wall, a former Senior Manager at Delap, as a new tax partner with the firm. Melissa brings over a decade of experience providing professional accounting services to individuals and businesses. In her 15 years practicing […]

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07 Jun

BACK TO BASICS: 8 Ratios to Gauge Your Company’s Health

June 7, 2016 | By | No Comments

What kind of shape is your company really in? Here are eight standard financial ratios that we look at first when evaluating the health of your company, both over time and within your industry. 1. The Current Ratio Are your assets greater than your liabilities? It’s worth doing the math. Whether or not you have […]

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12 Jan

Top 6 Ways to Spot a Tax Scam

January 12, 2016 | By | No Comments

The start of the new year means New Year’s resolutions, exciting new beginnings, fresh starts, and…the approach of tax season. Unfortunately, the onset of this season also provides criminals with the opportunity to take advantage of taxpayers by committing IRS fraud. According to The Oregonian*, IRS scams are a “fraudster favorite”, citing the Better Business […]

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05 Jan

Congress Passes the ‘Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes’ Act

January 5, 2016 | By | No Comments

As we prepare for the beginning of tax season, we want to bring to your attention the 2015 Tax Extenders Bill, officially the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act.” The Act was recently signed into law by President Barack Obama. The Act retroactively extends many of the tax provisions that would have otherwise expired on […]

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