RSS Feed Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0500 What Is the Net Investment Income Tax? The Net Investment Income Tax tends to affect wealthier individuals, but in certain circumstances, it can affect moderate-income taxpayers too. Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Small Business: Understanding Payroll Expenses Whether you're a small business owner who is just starting or one who has been in business for a while - ready to hire an employee or two - here is what you should know about withholding, reporting, and paying employment taxes. Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Settling Tax Debt With an IRS Offer in Compromise If you owe money to the IRS, an offer in compromise could be the answer. Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Employee Relocation: What Happens to Your Home? Employees and small business owners often have questions about what to do with an employee's home - and what the tax consequences might be - when they move to a new job location. Here are some answers. Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Start This Month More than 36 million American families may be eligible to receive monthly Child Tax Credit payments starting July 15, 2021. Here's what families need to know. Thu, 01 Jul 2021 09:00:00 -0500 What are Estimated Tax Payments? Estimated tax is the tax paid on income not subject to withholding, such as income from self-employment, interest and dividends, rent, prizes and awards, and gains from the sale of assets. Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Tips to Help You Figure Out if Your Gift is Taxable If you've given money or property to someone as a gift, you may owe federal gift tax. There are, however, exceptions. Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Tax Considerations When Selling Your Small Business If you've decided to sell your business, you may be looking forward to lazy days ahead with plenty of cash on hand. The reality, however, is that without a tax planning strategy in place, you could be liable for capital gains and other taxes - leaving you with far less cash than you anticipated. Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Expat Compliance With US Tax Filing Obligations If you're an expat who has relinquished - or intends to relinquish - your US citizenship but still has US tax filing obligations (including owing back taxes), you'll be relieved to know there are IRS procedures in place that allow you to come into compliance and receive relief for any back taxes owed. Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Changing Jobs? Don't Forget About Your 401(k) One of the most important questions you face when changing jobs is what to do with the money in your 401(k) account. Making the wrong move could cost you thousands of dollars or more in taxes and lower returns. Tue, 01 Jun 2021 09:00:00 -0500 The Payroll Tax Holiday! The payroll tax holiday is set to expire and the social security payroll tax could increase next week. Watch your paychecks! Fri, 28 Dec 2012 09:00:00 -0600 Fiscal Cliff? What does that mean to me? Have questions on the fiscal cliff? Looking for a CPA in Pittsburgh that specializes in taxation for small business? BeanCounters is Pittsburgh premier tax preparation and CPA firm. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 09:00:00 -0600 Flexible Spending Accounts Flexible Spending Account limits and Pittsburgh Tax Preparation Wed, 19 Dec 2012 09:00:00 -0600 Tax Tips for the For College Tuition and Higher Education There are two federal tax credits available to help you offset the costs of higher education for yourself or your dependents. These are the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit. Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:00:00 -0500 Do I have to file a tax return? There are some instances when you may want to file a tax return even though you are not required to do so. Even if you donâ??t have to file, here are seven reasons why you may want to: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 09:00:00 -0500 Do you have prior year tax returns that need to be filed? The IRS Has $1.1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2007 Income Tax Return Fri, 11 Mar 2011 09:00:00 -0600 Taxation and Payroll for New Business Owners As a licensed CPA firm, we are often engaged to fix tax issues and payroll problems very late in the process. We have had a handful of clients that have had to resort to bankruptcy due to problems caused by inaccurate and inadequate payroll tax and/or state tax filings. Mon, 15 Nov 2010 09:00:00 -0600 Bean Counters CPA Pittsburgh At Bean Counters Tax and Accounting services we are a licensed CPA firm. We are considered a full service payroll provider as well specializing in developing customizing payroll solutions for businesses who have anywhere from 1 to 1,000 employees. Sun, 14 Nov 2010 09:00:00 -0600