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Life Insurance

Which Type of Life Insurance is Right for You?

By wscpa | October 20, 2022
Written by: William Cooper, CPA Ask ten people whether you need life insurance, and you’ll likely get ten different answers. “Life insurance is a waste of money.” “Life insurance is only necessary for people with young children.” “Life insurance is…
R&D Tax Credit Claims

Do You Know How to Navigate the New IRS Requirements for R&D Tax Credit Claims?

By wscpa | October 18, 2022
Written by: Jonathan Yorks, CPA While the new research and development tax credit requirements went into effect on January 10, 2022, which require more detailed proof that claims are valid, many businesses seeking the refund may face extra work when…
Buy/Sell Agreement

Funding a Buy/Sell Agreement with Life Insurance

By wscpa | October 4, 2022
Written by: David Cooper, CPA Any time multiple owners in a business are active in day-to-day operations, the business owners should have a buy/sell agreement. A buy/sell agreement is a binding contract between co-owners that controls when owners can sell…
Form 1099-Ks

The New 1099-Ks Are Coming: Are You Ready?

By wscpa | September 20, 2022
Written by: Jonathan Hitter, CPA, MST, CGMA A key provision of the American Rescue Plan Act passed in 2021 includes lowering the thresholds that trigger a Form 1099-K – Payment Card and Third-Party Network Transactions. This means businesses and individuals…
Due Diligence

Understanding the Due Diligence Process When Selling a Business

By wscpa | September 13, 2022
Written by: William Cooper, CPA & Leah Belanger, CPA, MSA If you’re preparing to sell your business, you may have heard the term due diligence. But unless you’ve been through an M&A deal before, you might not know what the…
under-withholding

Under-withholding: Why You Owe So Much in Taxes

By wscpa | August 24, 2022
Written by: Michael Cooper, CPA Have you ever received a surprise income tax bill? You’re not alone. According to an analysis of IRS data, just over one-fifth (21%) of U.S. taxpayers owe the IRS money each year. And while owing…
2022 IPA TOP 200 FIRM

WALTER SHUFFAIN RECOGNIZED AS A 2022 IPA TOP 200 FIRM

By wscpa | August 23, 2022
Inside Public Accounting (IPA) has named Walter Shuffain, P.C. (Walter Shuffain) a 2022 Top 200 Firm. This is the second year that the firm has broken into the Top 200 list. The IPA Top lists are the most comprehensive lists…
Best Accounting Firms to Work For

Walter Shuffain Named one of the 2022 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For

By wscpa | August 23, 2022
Walter Shuffain, P.C., was recently named as one of the 2022 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work for.  Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This…
Inflation Reduction Act

Business Tax Implications of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)

By wscpa | August 17, 2022
The House of Representatives passed The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) Friday, August 12, and President Joe Biden signed into law August 16. The legislation, which is a pared-down version of the proposed Build Back Better plan, was passed through the…
Vacation Homes

Vacation Homes & Your Taxes

By wscpa | August 8, 2022
Written by: Erik Bredberg Do you own a vacation home? If so, you may be able to deduct a number of expenses on your tax return. The tax treatment depends on whether you use the property solely for personal use…

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