Stuart L Rubin & Associates, PA RSS Feed http://stuartrubincpa.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 Tax Consequences of Crowdfunding http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and GoFundMe have become increasingly popular for both individual fundraising and small business owners. The upside is that it's often possible to raise the cash you need; the downside is that the IRS might consider that money taxable income. Here's what you need to know. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax Breaks for Businesses Hiring New Employees http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#4 If you're thinking about hiring new employees this this year you won't want to miss out on tax breaks available to businesses with employees. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Seasonal Employees and Taxes http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Part-time and seasonal employees are subject to the same tax withholding rules that apply to other employees. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Saving for Education: 529 Plans http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Section 529 plans are a popular college savings vehicle for parents. Thanks to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, they can now be used for pre-college education expenses as well. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Filing an Amended Return http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Have you filed your federal tax return and then discovered a mistake? You might need to file an amended tax return. Then again, you might not. Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#3 What to do when your Tax Return is late http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Haven't filed a 2017 tax return yet? Don't worry; it's not too late--and it may be easier than you think. Tue, 01 May 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Using a Car for Business: New Rules under TCJA http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Many of the tax provisions under tax reform were favorable to small business owners including those relating to using a car for business. Tue, 01 May 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Selling your Small Business http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#3 If you've decided to sell your business, you may be looking forward to lazy days ahead with plenty of cash on hand. The reality, however, is without a tax planning strategy in place you could be liable for capital gains and other taxes related to the sale of your business that leaves you with far less cash than you anticipated. Tue, 01 May 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Self-Employed? Five Easy Ways to Lower your Tax Bill http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#4 If you're like most small business owners, you probably feel like your tax bill is too high. Here are five ways that could help you save money on your taxes. Tue, 01 May 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Reporting Virtual Currency Transactions http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#1 With the price of Bitcoin hitting record highs in 2017, many Bitcoin holders cashed out not realizing the impact it could have on their tax bill. If you were one of them, here's what you need to know. Tue, 01 May 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.stuartrubincpa.com/newsletter.php#1