Lydia Desnoyers, CPA featured in Miami Today

Lydia Desnoyers was featured in a special article by Miami Today's Catherine Lackner, alongside outstanding leaders in the community. Lydia was named one of "Miami's educational firmament studded leaders" for her continuous community service and her personal and professional mission to teach people how to control their money, instead of their money controlling them. Click here to read the full article. Read More

Lydia Desnoyers appointed to the Women’s Leadership & FSU Accounting Conference Committees

Desnoyers CPA was built on being of service to others. As a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Lydia Desnoyers is committed to giving back to the CPA profession. She has recently been appointed to serve on the Women’s Leadership Committee and the FSU Accounting Conference Committee. “The more we develop ourselves as CPA professionals, the more we can help and add value to our clients” Read More

Owner of Desnoyers CPA receives recognition for her service

On June 15, 2016, Lydia Desnoyers was recognized for her outstanding service as the 2015/2016 Chairwoman of the South Dade chapter of FICPA. Lydia was presented with this plaque for her service by incoming chair person, Laura Burrows and FICPA Regional Director, Angela Flores. Even though Lydia's time as chair has come to an end, her service to the industry continues.     Read More

My teenager wants a summer job, will it affect my taxes?

Summer is here, and your child may be interested in getting a summer job. One of the biggest concerns for parents of children who work, is how the family will be affected at tax time. We have compiled some simple answers to some of the most commonly asked questions by parents and students preparing for this milestone. If my child gets a job, can I still claim him or her at tax time? Yes, generally parents can Read More

A Brief Introduction to the Affordable Care Act’s Tax Implications

If you haven’t heard about the Affordable Care Act—better known as Obamacare—in the last 5 years then you must have been living under a rock. This healthcare legislation was signed into law by President Obama in 2010 in order to help increase the accessibility to affordable healthcare for Americans nationwide. And like it or not, it is the law of the land and you must adhere to its requirements, including the tax Read More

7 Tips to Help You Prepare and Get Organized This Tax Season

If you are like a majority of Americans, tax season tends to sneak up on you. You turn the corner into the new year and before you know it, you are scrambling to gather all the documentation you need and get your taxes filed on time. This is an extremely stressful process for most, but a little preparation and organization can go a long way towards taking the sting out of tax season. Ideally, you will take steps Read More

5 Common Misconceptions About Tax Deductions

In all of our interactions with clients it is clear that the most commonly misunderstood aspect of filing one’s income taxes is the rules and other important information regarding tax deductions. Tax deductions can be a vital aspect of your income tax filing. They can save you a great deal of money if you truly understand how they work, but they can also be a serious headache when improperly handled. In this Read More

Understanding IRS Tax Extensions

When you were in school, did you ever have a big paper due that you knew you weren’t going to be able to finish by the deadline? Perhaps it was due to procrastination, perhaps you had an illness that slowed your productivity, or perhaps you simply wanted to perfect your work. Whatever the reason, you knew you would likely face penalties for turning the work in late, such as a lower grade, so what could you do to Read More

A Brief Guide to Common Stock Taxes

When it comes to investing in the stock market, some of the most common questions that new investors tend to ask have to do with what kinds of taxes they will have to pay on their stocks. In general, simply buying or holding on to common stock investments will not trigger any sort of taxable event. It is when you actually collect gains from a stock investment that you will be required to pay taxes on it. There Read More