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14 May

Limit Surprises Next Tax Season by Checking Your Withholdings

May 14, 2019 | By | No Comments

Authors: Joshua Caddel, CPA and Haley Norwood, CPA With the changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many taxpayers were surprised with less than favorable results after filing of their 2018 tax return. Likely, part of the problem was not withholding enough from each paycheck to cover federal and/or state taxes. Because of […]

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20 Mar

Tax Savings for First-Time Homebuyers

March 20, 2019 | By | No Comments

The Oregon Legislature passed a bill (HB 4007) that provides tax benefits for those saving for their first home. First-time homebuyers in Oregon may be allowed to deduct up to $5,000 ($10,000 if married filing jointly) from their taxable income for deposits in an Oregon First-Time Homebuyers Savings Account (FTHSA). The total amount of principal […]

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24 Jan

New Year, New Tax Law

January 24, 2019 | By | No Comments

The new year has arrived, and that means it’s time to file taxes. For the first time in a long time, we have major changes in the tax law. About a year ago, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on December 22, 2017. This was the largest tax law change since 1986. […]

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30 Nov

Passthrough Deduction for Advertisers, Marketing and Creative Agencies

November 30, 2018 | By | No Comments

  One of the best opportunities in the new tax law for business owners in the creative and advertising industry is the new passthrough deduction. Called the 199A deduction, this new law allows business owners a deduction equal to 20% of qualified business income passed through to them from sole proprietorships, single-member LLCs, partnerships, and […]

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27 Nov

C Corporation to S Corporation: Why the Hype?

November 27, 2018 | By | No Comments

Note: This article, originally posted March 2, 2017, has been updated as of November 27, 2018, by Benjamin Miller to reflect current rates and to consider the impact of 2018 tax reform. If you are the owner of a closely held C corporation, chances are your accountant has mentioned something to you about converting to […]

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