Koontz & Associates Blog: Tax

Transition from a Sole Proprietorship to an S-Corp

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Marina Parkin (Koontz & Parkin, CPAs), Jo Ann Koontz and Jackie Durham (Koontz & Associates, PL) explain the why, when and how of moving from sole proprietorship to an S-Corp. Creating your legal entity and S-Corp election will have substantial tax benefits and legal protection for your business. Watch these steps you need to take to enjoy the tax benefits and avoid disappointment when issues arise for not having your S-Corp established.

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PPP and EIDL Updates (September 2020)

Friday, September 11, 2020
Jo Ann Koontz, Jackie Durham and Marina Parkin present updates on PPP and EIDL loans for borrowers. The timing of your forgiveness application will impact your taxes this year and next. Listen to these updates and regulation changes to boost your confidence and accuracy when filing for forgiveness and filing for your taxes.
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What you need to know about tax scam calls, FREE tax seminars and relocation

Monday, July 23, 2018

The IRS has warned taxpayers to remain vigilant against phishing telephone and email scams, particularly at a time when those who have recently filed returns could be waiting for a response or refund. The IRS also urges taxpayers to be alert against year-round tax scams, which tend to evolve over time. Under the phone scam, the scammer warns the victim that if he or she does not call back, an arrest warrant would be issued or other law enforcement intervention, deportation or revocation of licenses would be initiated.

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Announcing "Our Open House" tax seminars for business and real estate starting June 14th 2018!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Our Open House Tax Seminars

We are excited to introduce “Our Open House” - a Tax Seminar Series, presented by Marina Parkin and Jo Ann Koontz! Running throughout the year, our short yet insightful seminars will empower participants with important, easy to understand, legal and tax knowledge that will promote efficiency, minimize liability and maximize profitability.

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The Best Real Estate Legal and Tax Advice Right Here!

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Identity theft presents a challenge to individuals, businesses, organizations and governments, including the Internal Revenue Service. Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses a stolen Social Security number to file a tax return to claim a fraudulent refund. Although identity theft affects a small percentage of tax returns, it can delay a taxpayer’s refund and have a major impact on the victim’s peace of mind.  READ MORE

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Foreign Nationals and the New FIRPTA Compliance

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
What is FIRPTA? The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act is the Federal law governing the taxation & withholding by foreign persons selling U.S. real estate. Real estate sales associates, brokers, and attorneys should advise foreign buyers of the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA) prior to closing. When foreign buyers are aware of the tax ...
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Introducing the Latest Legal and Tax e-News!

Monday, February 5, 2018

Like no other firm, we take a holistic approach in offering legal and tax services with a focus on Real Estate & Business, all under one roof.  We are a small but mighty team, offering years of experience with a personal approach.

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4 Months Later: Revisiting Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

Monday, October 26, 2015

As of June 26th, 2015 all states in America must legally recognize same-sex unions. Did you know same-sex unions have been legally recognized in Florida since January 6, 2015 due to the ruling of Brenner v. Scott. The result of these cases allows married same-sex couples to receive the same benefits as married opposite-sex couples.

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Missed the Tax Deadline? These Tips Will Help You

Friday, April 24, 2015

April 15 always seems to fly by, and the tax filing deadline along with it. If you still haven't filed your taxes, you're not the only one — but it's important that you take some immediate steps to avoid potential penalties.

 

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