gkrb.com RSS Feed http://gkrb.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 The COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#4 The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which was signed into law on December 27, 2020, contains a number of tax provisions - among them pandemic relief for businesses and individuals. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#4 Important Tax Changes for Individuals and Businesses http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#1 Each year brings changes to current tax law, and this year is no different. From tax rate schedules to health savings accounts and adoption credits, here's what you need to know. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#1 Identity Protection PIN Available To All Taxpayers http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#2 Starting in January 2021, the IRS Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program will be expanded to include all taxpayers who can properly verify their identity. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#2 Credit Reports: What You Should Know http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#3 Periodically reviewing your credit report is an effective way to prevent credit card fraud and could alert you to signs of identity theft. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#3 Working Remotely Could Affect Your Taxes http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#3 If you're working remotely from a location in a different state (or country) from your office, you could be facing a tax surprise next year. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#3 Small Business: Deductions for Charitable Giving http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#4 Tax breaks for charitable giving are not limited to individuals; your small business can benefit from them as well. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#4 Individual Taxpayers: Recap for 2020 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#1 As we close out the year, here's what individuals and families need to know about tax provisions for 2020. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#1 Business Tax Provisions: The Year in Review http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#2 Whether you file as a corporation or a sole proprietor, here's what business owners should keep in mind when it comes to their 2020 taxes. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#2 Applying for Tax-Exempt Status as a Nonprofit http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#5 Whether you're starting a charity, a social organization, or an association there are certain steps you must take before you can apply for tax-exempt status. Tue, 01 Dec 2020 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/newsletter.php#5 Sales Tax Alert - Wayfair http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=62 Sales Tax Alert - Wayfair Mon, 05 Aug 2019 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=62 Senate Version of HR-1 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=61 Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=61 32 Key Differences Between the House and Senate Tax Reform Bills http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=60 Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=60 Parker's Explanation of the House Tax Reform Bill (TCJA 2017) http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=59 Password Rules We All Love to Hate Waste of Time http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=58 Wed, 09 Aug 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=58 2016 W-2 & 1099-MISC DUE JAN 31, 2017 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=56 FILE TIMELY & COMPLETE W-2 & 1099 TO AVOID PENALTIES Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=56 Tax Bill signed by President December 18, 2015 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=55 Tax Bill signed by President December 18, 2015 Mon, 21 Dec 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=55 GOOD NEWS FOR SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS WHO ELECT SAFE-HARBOR http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=54 DE-MIMIMIS LIMIT RAISED FROM $500 TO $2,500 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=54 ID Theft and Social Security Numbers http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=53 ID Theft and Social Security Numbers Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=53 Depressed markets provide opportunities for Roth IRA conversions http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=52 Depressed markets provide opportunities for Roth IRA conversions Wed, 02 Sep 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=52 Fiduciary Income Taxation presentation http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=51 Fiduciary Income Taxation from a Code-Talkers Perspective Sat, 22 Aug 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=51 Firm DBA Change http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=50 Greenlee Kurras Rice Brown Garner Donofrio CPAs Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=50 In-Depth: Tax Extenders Bill Passes Congress, President Signs into Law http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=49 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=49 IRS Releases Inflation-Adjusted Amts for 2015 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=48 Fri, 07 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=48 QLAC deferred income annuities approved for retirement plans http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=46 QLAC annuities approved for retirement plans Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=46 New IRS Limits on Indirect IRA Rollovers in 2015 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=45 New IRA Rollover Rule for 2015 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=45 Employer Update on ACA for 2014 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=44 Employer Update on ACA Issues for 2014 Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=44 Did you shop at Target from Nov 27 to Dec 15, 2013? http://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 http://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) http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=42 RIP Jerry Brown http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=41 Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=41 Pimco in-house debate http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=40 A new "New Normal?" Fri, 06 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=40 All Legal Same-Sex Marriages Will Be Recognized for Federal Tax Purposes http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=39 Fri, 30 Aug 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=39 Risks of Preparing Return Yourself http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=38 Surgeon's Commuting Deduction Denied Fri, 12 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=38 Tax Implications of Supreme Court DOMA Case http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=37 Wed, 10 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=37 Does Issuance of Form 1099-C Dissolve Debt? http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=34 Affordable Care Act Rapidly Approaching http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=33 Affordable Care Act Rapidly Approaching Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=33 Fitness Reimbursement & Silver Sneakers Programs http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=32 Financial Planning - Regular Exercise Program Sat, 08 Jun 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=32 Fiscal Cliff Bill Detail http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=30 American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 Wed, 02 Jan 2013 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=30 Fiscal Cliff Prelude http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=29 Fiscal Cliff Prelude Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=29 Identity Theft in Florida http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=28 Dozens indicted on stolen identity tax refund fraud charges Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=28 Charitable Contribution Acks Must Have Magic Words http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=27 Charitable contribution deductions at risk if no proper Ack Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=27 Move Your Payroll from Henry Potter to George Bailey http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=26 Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=26 Password Security http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=25 Wed, 07 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=25 Post-mortem tax planning http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=24 Sun, 04 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=24 How to talk to a live person at top companies http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=23 Sat, 03 Dec 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=23 IRS Audit Red Flags http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=22 Tue, 29 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=22 Don't fall victim to fake IRS email "Phishing" attacks http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=21 Move Your Money from Henry Potter to George Bailey http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=15 Sun, 16 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=15 RIP Steve Jobs http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=20 Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=20 When to Start Drawing SS Benefits? http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=19 Wed, 17 Aug 2011 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=19 Florida Adopts Uniform Power of Attorney Act effective 10/01/2011 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=18 FLORIDA POWER OF ATTORNEY NEWS Tue, 26 Jul 2011 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=18 Florida Probate & Trust Litigation Blog http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=17 RIP Joe Battipaglia http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=16 Sun, 17 Apr 2011 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=16 Believe It or Not - Oldest Baby Boomers Turn 65 This Year http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=14 Sat, 05 Feb 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=14 Read All About It - The Latest on "The New Normal" http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=13 Thu, 03 Feb 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=13 Evolution of Tax Return Workflow - From Then To Now http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=12 Sun, 30 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=12 It's Elementary My Dear Watson - S Corp Officer Compensation Must Be Reasonable http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=11 Tue, 25 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=11 No Brainer: Add a Second Monitor to your PC http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=10 Sat, 15 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=10 What to Do With that 2% Payroll Tax Cut for 2011 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=9 Mon, 10 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=9 IRS Announces Feb 14 Date to Start Processing Delayed 2010 Returns http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=8 Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=8 Filing Deadline for 2010 Form 1040 is April 18, 2011 http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=7 Master Limited Partnerships - Waiting for Godot (that blasted Schedule K-1) http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=6 FRAUD ALERT - FL Corporate Annual Report email http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=5 Florida Corporate Annual Reports - Fradulent E-mails Wed, 22 Dec 2010 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=5 Obama's Tax Cut Extension Bill http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=3 Payroll Tax Cut Effective January 1, 2011 http://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 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=4 Dorothy A Kurras CPA remembered http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=1 Obituary Sat, 25 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.gkrb.com/blog.php?id=1