Episode 9: Taxes Are Like Fishing – Rea CPA

Episode 9: Taxes Are Like Fishing

On episode 9, “Taxes Are Like Fishing, Both Require Strategic Preparation To Succeed,” we’re talking with Melane Howell, tax expert. Melane provides knowledgeable tax expertise and guidance to those she serves. During this session you’ll learn from Melane the importance of strategic tax preparation and pre-planning, along with her proven proactive tips and advice in saving tax dollars. Emphasizing an ongoing tax advisor relationship, Melane shares sound tax recommendations that impact individual and corporate tax returns through intelligent deductions.

Keep scrolling to find some great resources to help you conquer your tax strategy.


What Companies Can Do Now To Get Ready For The 2016 Tax Season It’s time to do your business tax planning and, just like a doctor’s check-up, if you decide to skip it, you may regret it. You could face a larger tax bill because you weren’t in close enough contact with your advisers when you did a transaction, changed a policy or practice, or amended what you are doing with insurance. You may encounter wide swings in income and tax due from one year to the next if you don’t check in with your advisers. Read on to learn more.

Time For Some Tax Planning Before Year End With the holidays coming into full swing and the end of the year quickly approaching, now is the time to consider gathering year-end estimates of your financial information to see if you should do some planning in order to ease your tax burden. Read on to learn more.

The Cost Of Reimbursing Employees For Health Care Think not providing insurance to your employees is bad under the Affordable Care Act? Reimbursing employees is worse. For example, “group health plans” that are not in compliance with the ACA’s reforms may be subject to a $100 per day, per employee excise tax. This excise tax is potentially far more expensive to employers than the often discussed play or pay penalties of $2,000 per employee, per year.

Employers Must File Taxes, Make Payments Electronically Employers filing in the state of Ohio will be required to use the Ohio Business Gateway (OBG) to file and remit payment for state and school district income tax withholding returns, according to the Ohio Department of Taxation. Read on to learn more.

5 Tax Deductions To Ease Your Business’s Tax Burden For those of you still working on your tax prep, there is still time to claim some valuable deductions. Here are five deduction options to help small businesses make the most of the upcoming filing season.

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