Author: Chris Axene
Aug 2, 2021
Episode 294: Tax Tips from ‘Taxene’ to Help You Close Out 2021
Learn more about new tax and regulation changes for 2021
Mar 12, 2021
What’s Inside? Breaking Down The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
What does the $2 Trillion COVID stimulus package buy the American people?
Mar 9, 2021
Episode 273: Busy Season Just Got Busier: Tax Updates, Deadlines, & Biden’s Plan
Wondering what you can expect in the world of tax updates now that Biden is in the Whitehouse?
Jan 4, 2021
Understanding The Tax Provisions Outlined In The New Stimulus Package
Tax planning just got more interesting thanks to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Read on to find out how this stimulus bill will benefit your business.
Aug 25, 2020
Episode 247: It’s An Election Year, What Should I Be Asking My CPA?
Wondering how the 2020 election might impact your business? Christopher Axene shares his insight.
Apr 17, 2020
What Is Life After Coronavirus? New Tax-Related Provisions For Increased Cash Flow
Discover the new tax-related provisions for businesses that have stemmed from the current COVID-19 crisis.
Nov 12, 2019
Episode 210: What You Need To Know Before Filing Your 2019 Tax Return
Welcome to tax prep season. Let us introduce you to your guide, Chris Axene ...
Apr 29, 2019
episode 181 – new partnership rules
The IRS has flipped the rules for auditing large partnerships on its head. Listen to (or watch) this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to hear Chris Axene, Rea's tax and partnership guru, discuss these new rules and how they will impact partnerships moving forward.
Nov 13, 2018
2018 Tax Planning Opportunities For Business Owners
Looking for tax planning tips? We've got you covered. Get your 2018 year-end tax planning insight here.
Oct 16, 2018
episode 155 – wine ’em, dine ’em… just don’t “entertain” ’em
Listen to this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to hear Chris Axene discuss tax regulations and the new IRS guidance regarding entertainment expenses!
Jun 11, 2018
TCJA Takes An ‘All Work, No Play’ Approach To Business Entertainment Expenses
Entertainment expenses before tax reform were generally accepted and limited to a 50 percent deduction. Now ... that's not necessarily the case.
Feb 5, 2018
episode 119: tax cuts and jobs act: implications for c corps & flow-through entities
Chris Axene, a principal and regional tax expert at Rea, joins us on part two of our Tax Cuts and Jobs Act mini-series on unsuitable on Rea Radio to talk talk about changes that will affect the owners of C corps and flow-through entities, and whether or not business owners should reconsider their choice of entity. Listen now!
Jan 29, 2018
episode 118: tax cuts and jobs act: domestic & international tax revisions for business owners
From new corporate tax rates to the bonus depreciation and net operating loss provisions to a variety of changes poised to hit companies that do business overseas (and everything in between), the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is full of savings opportunities for business owners. Listen to this episode to find out what you should expect as a result of this new tax reform legislation.
Jan 23, 2018
New Deduction Will Provide Some Relief To Flow-Through Entities
This particular flow-through provision was ultimately added to the Tax and Jobs Act as a way to help mitigate the fact that, while C corps were given substantially reduced tax rates, the individual tax rates were only reduced by about two or three percent. Read on to learn more.
Jan 8, 2018
C Corp Tax Rate Drops To 21%
With the 2018 C Corp tax rate now at 21 percent (in addition to the lack of a state income tax in Ohio on C Corporations) you may be flirting with the idea of converting your existing flow-through entity to a C Corp. Read on to find out if that option is right for you.
Nov 3, 2017
Need Tax Deduction Pointers When Buying A New Home?
While securing a mortgage, you will be introduced to various financing tools to help you secure your new home. One of these tools used in financing is mortgage points, also known as “discount points.”
Apr 17, 2017
episode 77 – control your bottom line by identifying your business entity, wisely
Looking for some critical tax planning advice that you can put in action now in preparation for next year’s tax return? Chris Axene, a principal in Rea’s Dublin office, is happy to oblige. On this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, Chris talks about business tax rates, business entity choices and how one ultimately impacts … Continued
Dec 6, 2016
A Primer To President-Elect Trump’s Proposed Tax Policy Changes
Significant policy changes are often expected with a change in presidential administration – especially if the other political party is elected into power. However, new tax policy proposals are rarely enacted into law in their proposed form. This year is not anticipated to be any different, but it’s unclear whether or not the tax reform … Continued
Jan 3, 2013
Making Sense of the Fiscal Cliff Deal
By now you’ve heard that last minute actions by Congress and the President pulled us off the brink of the fiscal cliff. But, do you know what the American Taxpayer Relief Act means for you and your business? Overall, the deal is good news for most Americans. While it’s true that the tax rates for … Continued
Aug 29, 2012
Getting a Handle on the High Costs of Higher Education
As you send your children off to college and pay the bills for their tuition, fees and other expenses, do you know what type of educational benefits are available at the federal level to help with these costs? The three main types are credits, deductions and savings plans. Respectively, these benefits can reduce the amount … Continued