Individual Tax Reminder

Individual tax return extensions are due on Monday, October 16th. To ensure a timely filing, please send your documents to our office by Monday, October 2nd.   … [Read more...]

S-Corp Tax Reminder

S-Corp tax returns on extension are due Friday, September 16th. To ensure a timely filing, please send your documents to our office by Tuesday, September 5th. … [Read more...]

Income Driven Repayment Plans for Student Borrowers

In this blog we want to make sure you understand what Income Driven Repayment is and how it affects you while you are currently enrolled in college and after you graduate. In April 2017, specific changes were made to federal student aid initiatives. These changes may affect your loan considerations in the 2017-2018 school year. While there is nothing permanently changed, the student loan protections at risk include … [Read more...]

Desnoyers CPA to speak at FSU Accounting conference and MEGA CPE Conference

In May 2017 Desnoyers CPA will join a league of extraordinary CPA's to present at the Florida State University Accounting Conference in Tallahassee, FL to discuss key trends in the profession. On June 14-17, 2017 Desnoyers CPA will also present at the biggest conference for CPA's in Florida as they present learning tracks covering Accounting & Auditing, Tax, Business Management, Management Services, Ethics, … [Read more...]

Breaking Tax News

On May 4, 2017 (my birthday…just thought I’d mention that) the House passed a modified version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), however it is still pending approval by the Senate.  There are many uncertainties surrounding the bill’s impact since it has not been scored by the Congressional Budget Office, but Forbes summarized it as “a huge tax cut for the rich…” Naturally a bill with the words ‘health care’ … [Read more...]

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants Award Desnoyers CPA

“Leaders keep their eyes on the horizon – not just on the bottom line.” -  Warren Bennis     It is a great honor to be named a 2017 FICPA Horizon Awardee. I am always honored to be recognized among outstanding members of my profession. I look forward to growing and serving the community for decades to come. … [Read more...]

NEW Deadline for foreign account reporting in 2017

In the past, foreign account reports were due June 30th of every year. Beginning with the 2017 tax season, FBARS will be due by the same date as individual tax returns on or around April 15th.  Specifically for the 2017 season, FBARS are due on April 18, 2017. Please mark your calendars accordingly. For more information on the new date, click here. Learn more about FBAR from a previous blog... … [Read more...]

ID Protection PINS are back to protect you against Identity Theft

The ID Protection PINs site was hacked last year, forcing the IRS to shut down the site, but the site has relaunched and PIN's are retrievable online once again. What is an ID Protection PIN? The IRS IP PIN is a 6-digit number assigned to eligible taxpayers to help prevent the misuse of their Social Security number on fraudulent federal income tax returns. What does an IP PIN do? An IP PIN helps the IRS … [Read more...]

Retirement Contribution Options

Retirement Contribution Options Most of the money-saving options available to potentially lower tax bills must happen by December 31st of each year. However, there are still a few things you can do to make this tax filing season cheaper and easier such as retirement contributions. If you didn’t make all the right changes by December 31st, 2016 there may still be time for you to potentially save thousands of … [Read more...]

2016 Tax Law Modifications That Will Affect You This Tax Season

2016 Tax Law Modifications That Will Affect You This Tax Season Tax laws change every year, but it is important to give great attention to those that affect your refunds and payments. We have highlighted five changes that will affect the majority of taxpayers in the upcoming tax season. To learn more about changes to tax laws that directly affect your household, please contact our office for an appointment. 1- … [Read more...]