gkrb.com RSS Feed https://gkrb.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.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax Return Tips for Last-Minute Filers https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#1 Saving for Education: Understanding 529 Plans https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#3 Deducting Business-Related Car Expenses https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#5 Avoiding Tax Surprises When Retiring Overseas https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#4 Q & A: The $10,200 Unemployment Tax Break https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#4 PPP Loan Deadline Extended Through May 31 https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#5 Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#2 Federal Tax Deadline Extended To May 17 https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#1 Economic Impact Payments: Round Three https://www.gkrb.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.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#3 Sales Tax Alert - Wayfair https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=62 Sales Tax Alert - Wayfair Mon, 05 Aug 2019 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=62 Senate Version of HR-1 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=61 Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=61 32 Key Differences Between the House and Senate Tax Reform Bills https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=60 Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=60 Parker's Explanation of the House Tax Reform Bill (TCJA 2017) https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=59 Parker's Explanation of the House Tax Reform Bill (TCJA 2017) Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=59 Password Rules We All Love to Hate Waste of Time https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=58 Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=58 2016 W-2 & 1099-MISC DUE JAN 31, 2017 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=56 FILE TIMELY & COMPLETE W-2 & 1099 TO AVOID PENALTIES Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=56 Tax Bill signed by President December 18, 2015 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=55 Tax Bill signed by President December 18, 2015 Mon, 21 Dec 2015 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=55 GOOD NEWS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WHO ELECT SAFE-HARBOR https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=54 DE-MIMIMIS LIMIT RAISED FROM $500 TO $2,500 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=54 ID Theft and Social Security Numbers https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=53 ID Theft and Social Security Numbers Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=53 Depressed markets provide opportunities for Roth IRA conversions https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=52 Depressed markets provide opportunities for Roth IRA conversions Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=52 Fiduciary Income Taxation presentation https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=51 Fiduciary Income Taxation from a Code-Talkers Perspective Sat, 22 Aug 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=51 Firm DBA Change https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=50 Greenlee Kurras Rice Brown Garner Donofrio CPAs Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=50 In-Depth: Tax Extenders Bill Passes Congress, President Signs into Law https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=49 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=49 IRS Releases Inflation-Adjusted Amts for 2015 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=48 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=48 QLAC deferred income annuities approved for retirement plans https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=46 QLAC annuities approved for retirement plans Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=46 New IRS Limits on Indirect IRA Rollovers in 2015 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=45 New IRA Rollover Rule for 2015 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=45 Employer Update on ACA for 2014 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=44 Employer Update on ACA Issues for 2014 Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=44 Did you shop at Target from Nov 27 to Dec 15, 2013? https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=43 Did you shop at Target from Nov 27 to Dec 15, 2013? Fri, 20 Dec 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=43 New park bench next to office in memory of firm principals Dottie Kurras CPA (1937-2010) & Jerry Brown CPA (1950-2013) https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=42 New park bench next to office in memory of firm principals Dottie Kurras CPA (1937-2010) & Jerry Brown CPA (1950-2013) Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=42 RIP Jerry Brown https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=41 Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=41 Pimco in-house debate https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=40 A new "New Normal?" Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=40 All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized for Federal Tax Purposes https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=39 Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=39 Risks of Preparing Return Yourself https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=38 Surgeon's Commuting Deduction Denied Fri, 12 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=38 Tax Implications of Supreme Court DOMA Case https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=37 Wed, 10 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=37 Does Issuance of Form 1099-C Dissolve Debt? https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=34 Does Issuance of Form 1099-C Dissolve Debt? Bankruptcy Court Tue, 25 Jun 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=34 Affordable Care Act Rapidly Approaching https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=33 Affordable Care Act Rapidly Approaching Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=33 Fitness Reimbursement & Silver Sneakers Programs https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=32 Financial Planning - Regular Exercise Program Sat, 08 Jun 2013 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=32 Fiscal Cliff Bill Detail https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=30 American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=30 Fiscal Cliff Prelude https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=29 Fiscal Cliff Prelude Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=29 Identity Theft in Florida https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=28 Dozens indicted on stolen identity tax refund fraud charges Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=28 Charitable Contribution Acks Must Have Magic Words https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=27 Charitable contribution deductions at risk if no proper Ack Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=27 Move Your Payroll from Henry Potter to George Bailey https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=26 Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=26 Password Security https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=25 Wed, 07 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=25 Post-mortem tax planning https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=24 Sun, 04 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=24 How to talk to a live person at top companies https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=23 Sat, 03 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=23 IRS Audit Red Flags https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=22 Tue, 29 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=22 Don't fall victim to fake IRS email "Phishing" attacks https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=21 Don't Be Fooled By Fake IRS Email Phishing Scams Mon, 31 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=21 Move Your Money from Henry Potter to George Bailey https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=15 Sun, 16 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=15 RIP Steve Jobs https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=20 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=20 When to Start Drawing SS Benefits? https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=19 Wed, 17 Aug 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=19 Florida Adopts Uniform Power of Attorney Act effective 10/01/2011 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=18 FLORIDA POWER OF ATTORNEY NEWS Tue, 26 Jul 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=18 Florida Probate & Trust Litigation Blog https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=17 Effective October 1, 2011, a surviving spouse's intestate share of an estate will go up from 50% to 100% of the estate if the decedent's descendents are also descendents of the surviving spouse Sat, 23 Jul 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=17 RIP Joe Battipaglia https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=16 Sun, 17 Apr 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=16 Believe It or Not - Oldest Baby Boomers Turn 65 This Year https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=14 Sat, 05 Feb 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=14 Read All About It - The Latest on "The New Normal" https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=13 Thu, 03 Feb 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=13 Evolution of Tax Return Workflow - From Then To Now https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=12 Sun, 30 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=12 It's Elementary My Dear Watson - S Corp Officer Compensation Must Be Reasonable https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=11 Tue, 25 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=11 No Brainer: Add a Second Monitor to your PC https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=10 Sat, 15 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=10 What to Do With that 2% Payroll Tax Cut for 2011 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=9 Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=9 IRS Announces Feb 14 Date to Start Processing Delayed 2010 Returns https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=8 Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=8 Filing Deadline for 2010 Form 1040 is April 18, 2011 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=7 Returns normally due April 15th are due April 18th for 2010 returns. Wed, 29 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=7 Master Limited Partnerships - Waiting for Godot (that blasted Schedule K-1) https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=6 MLP Investments- Waiting for Godot (that blasted Schedule K-1) Sat, 25 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=6 FRAUD ALERT - FL Corporate Annual Report email https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=5 Florida Corporate Annual Reports - Fradulent E-mails Wed, 22 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=5 Obama's Tax Cut Extension Bill https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=3 Congress passed and President Obama just signed a multi-billion tax cut package. Mon, 20 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=3 Payroll Tax Cut Effective January 1, 2011 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=4 Tax Relief Act of 2010 provides a two percentage point payroll tax cut for employees, reducing their Social Security tax withholding rate from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent of wages paid for 2011 Fri, 17 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=4 Dorothy A Kurras CPA remembered https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=1 Obituary Sat, 25 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=1