ronlykinscpas.com RSS Feed https://ronlykinscpas.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Use These Strategies To Pass on Wealth to Heirs https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 Low interest rates and a volatile stock market create additional opportunities for wealthy individuals to transfer money to heirs tax-free. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 Small Business: Tips for Ensuring Financial Success https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Learn how cost accounting helps you make smarter business decisions and lead you to financial success. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Marginal vs. Effective Tax Rates https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 Understanding marginal and effective tax rates is important for tax planning purposes, but many taxpayers don't fully understand the difference. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 If You Receive an IRS Letter or Notice https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 The IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Many of these letters and notices can be dealt with without calling or visiting an IRS office. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 Defer Capital Gains Using Like-Kind Exchanges https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#3 If real estate's your game, did you know that it's possible to defer capital gains by taking advantage of a Section 1031 exchange that allows you to swap investment property on a tax-deferred basis? Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#3 What Is a Designated Roth Account? https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 If you are a high-income earner who participates in a 401(k), 403(b), or governmental 457(b) retirement plan that has a designated Roth account, making contributions to that account could be a smart move. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#2 Verifying Your Identity When Calling the IRS https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 If you need to contact the IRS, you will be asked to verify your identity. Here's what you need to know before you call. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#4 Tax Rules for Divorce and Alimony Payments https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax rules regarding divorce and separation can and do change - as they recently did under tax reform - and the last thing on anyone's mind during a divorce or separation is its effect on their tax situation. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax Relief for Those Affected by Natural Disasters https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 Tax relief may be available if you've been affected by a natural disaster this year, but only if you meet certain conditions. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#1 Six Things To Know Before You Start a Business https://www.ronlykinscpas.com/newsletter.php#3 Starting your own business is an exciting prospect, but there is more to it than simply writing a business plan. Wed, 01 Sep 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