Aug 2, 2021
Podcast

Episode 294: Tax Tips from ‘Taxene’ to Help You Close Out 2021

Learn more about new tax and regulation changes for 2021
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Mar 12, 2021
Blog

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
Podcast

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?
Author
Jan 4, 2021
Blog

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
Podcast

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.
Author
Apr 17, 2020
Events

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
Podcast

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
Podcast

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.
 
Apr 29, 2019
Podcast

episode 181 – transcript

Read the "official transcript" of this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to read what Rea's tax master, Chris Axene, had to say the new rules being applied to business partnerships and how they'll affect taxes.
 
Apr 22, 2019
Podcast

episode 180 – tax season post-mortem

Every tax season, there are winners and losers. Listen to (or watch) this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to hear Rea's sultan of taxation, Chris Axene, discuss how this past tax season shaped up for individuals and businesses alike.
 
Apr 22, 2019
Podcast

episode 180 – transcript

Read the "official transcript" of this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to read what Rea's tax master, Chris Axene, had to say about the "winners" and "losers" of this year's tax season.
Author
Nov 13, 2018
Blog

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.
Author
Nov 9, 2018
Blog

Ready To Make The Switch?

Find out more about the pros and cons of switching your accounting method from accrual to cash basis.
 
Oct 16, 2018
Podcast

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!
 
Oct 16, 2018
Podcast

episode 155 – transcript

Rea's tax bloodhound, Chris Axene, is on unsuitable on Rea Radio to discuss tax reform and the new guidance regarding entertainment expenses.
Author
Aug 30, 2018
Blog

The Benefits Of Aggregation Revealed

New IRS guidance clarifies who can benefit from the new 20 percent deduction of qualified business income from pass-through entities.
Author
Jul 5, 2018
Blog

Changes In Store For The Self-Employed

Self-employment tax reporting for limited liability companies is undergoing some changes. Find out what they are and what opportunities are still available.
Author
Jun 11, 2018
Blog

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
Podcast

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
Podcast

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.
Author
Jan 23, 2018
Blog

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.
Author
Jan 8, 2018
Blog

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.
Author
Nov 3, 2017
Blog

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
Podcast

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
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Jan 24, 2017
Blog

What You See … Isn’t Always What You Get

Gremlins aren’t always confined to their movies. For example, terrible misfortune can also occur when an entity’s independent contractor agreements are exposed to the “bright light” of IRS scrutiny.
Author
Dec 6, 2016
Blog

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
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Jun 10, 2016
Blog

Playing By New Rules

The Great Recession ushered in a new economic era – one many businesses are still adjusting to eight years later. Recovery has been slow, and owners must now play by new rules to be successful.
Author
Jan 3, 2013
Blog

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
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Aug 29, 2012
Blog

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