ronlykinscpas.com RSS Feed https://ronlykinscpas.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Tax Withholding for Seasonal and Part-Time Employees https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Part-time and seasonal employees are subject to the same tax withholding rules that apply to other employees. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax Return Tips for Last-Minute Filers https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 If you've been procrastinating about filing your tax return this year, here are some tips that might help. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 Saving for Education: Understanding 529 Plans https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#3 Section 529 plans are an excellent way to save for your child's education and can be used for pre-college and vocational education expenses as well as college. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#3 Deducting Business-Related Car Expenses https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 If you're self-employed and use your car for business, you can deduct certain business-related car expenses. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 Avoiding Tax Surprises When Retiring Overseas https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 Are you approaching retirement age and wondering where you can retire to make your retirement nest egg last longer? Retiring abroad may be the answer. But first, it's important to look at the tax implications because not all retirement destinations are created equal. Sat, 01 May 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 Q & A: The $10,200 Unemployment Tax Break https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 A new tax break - in effect only for the 2020 tax year - allows you to exclude the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation from your taxable income. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 PPP Loan Deadline Extended Through May 31 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021 was signed into law on March 31, extending the deadline to apply for a loan by an additional 60 days. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 contains several tax provisions affecting individuals and families. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Federal Tax Deadline Extended To May 17 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 The federal income tax filing due date for individual taxpayers, including those who pay self-employment tax, has been extended to Monday, May 17, 2021. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 Economic Impact Payments: Round Three https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#3 Starting March 12, the IRS began sending out the third round of economic impact payments via direct deposit, paper checks, and EIP Cards. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#3 CARES Act Updates: Changes in Required Minimum Distributions (RMD), Taxes Owed on Unemployment Benefits, and EIDL Tax-Free Grant/Loans Still Available https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=17 Wed, 08 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=17 Additional tax law changes in 2018 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=16 Wed, 28 Feb 2018 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=16 Protect Yourself Against Tax Refund Theft https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=15 Thu, 08 Feb 2018 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=15 2018 NEW TAX LAW Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=14 Fri, 26 Jan 2018 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=14 Protect Your Identity https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=13 Protect yourself from identity theft! Sat, 01 Apr 2017 04:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=13 UNEXPECTED TAX LIABILITIES & PENALTIES https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=11 Do you unexpectedly owe thousands of more dollars to the IRS? Read here to see how to avoid these penalties. Thu, 07 Apr 2016 04:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=11 The Mount Carmel Foundation: Brain on Fire https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=10 Our CPA recently was a sponsor for the Mount Carmel Foundation event, Brain on Fire, an evening with Susannah Cahalan. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 04:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=10 Charitable Donations https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=9 TAX TIP: Charitable donations are tax deductible and can reduce your tax burden significantly. Recently we were honored to support the Otterbein Golf Team in Scottsdale, Az. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 04:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=9 DO NOT FAIL TO TIMELY FILE YOUR 2015 TAX RETURN BY APRIL 18th https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=8 If you have not filed your 2015 tax returns, we urge you to ASAP! If a return is late there can be penalties! Tue, 15 Mar 2016 04:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=8 Some IRA Benefits To Consider https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=7 Wed, 02 Mar 2016 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=7 HAVE YOU ADJUSTED YOUR 401(K) CONTRIBUTIONS FROM LAST YEAR? https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=6 The 401(K) plan is "the best thing since sliced bread!" You'll wish you had done more! Thu, 18 Feb 2016 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=6 Tax Fraud, Why You Might Be A High Risk! https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=5 Getting Fake IRS Phone Calls? Hang Up! IRS never contacts taxpayers by phone. Don't fall for this and listen to some tips to avoid tax fraud. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=5 Health Savings Pot of Gold https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=4 Advantages of Health Saving Accounts Thu, 28 Jan 2016 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=4 Save Time and Money! https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=3 Mon, 25 Jan 2016 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=3 Tax Organization Tips https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=2 Wed, 13 Jan 2016 03:00:00 -0600 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/blog.php?id=2