billmirandacpa.com RSS Feed https://billmirandacpa.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Q & A: The $10,200 Unemployment Tax Break https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#4 A new tax break - in effect only for the 2020 tax year - allows you to exclude the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation from your taxable income. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#4 PPP Loan Deadline Extended Through May 31 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#5 The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021 was signed into law on March 31, extending the deadline to apply for a loan by an additional 60 days. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 contains several tax provisions affecting individuals and families. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Federal Tax Deadline Extended To May 17 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#1 The federal income tax filing due date for individual taxpayers, including those who pay self-employment tax, has been extended to Monday, May 17, 2021. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Economic Impact Payments: Round Three https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Starting March 12, the IRS began sending out the third round of economic impact payments via direct deposit, paper checks, and EIP Cards. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax Breaks for Families With Children https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#3 If you have children, one or more of these tax credits and deductions could help your family reduce the amount of tax owed. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#3 Small Business Tax Roundup https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#4 In 2020, the IRS issued a number of guidance documents as well as final rules and regulations that clarified several tax provisions affecting businesses. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#4 Renting Out a Second Home https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax rules on rental income from second homes can be confusing, especially if you rent the home out for several months of the year and also use the home yourself. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#2 Capital Gains Tax on Sale of Stocks https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#5 If you made money last year buying and selling stocks, you may owe capital gains tax. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#5 Avoiding an IRS Tax Audit https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#1 With taxes becoming more complicated every year, there is an even greater possibility of tax confusion turning into a tax mistake and an IRS audit. Avoiding "red flags" like these could help. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/newsletter.php#1 Texas Returns Due January 15, 2021 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=18 Extended 2020 Texas Franchise Returns are due January 15, 2021 Wed, 11 Nov 2020 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=18 Treasury Extends Tax Filing and Payment Date to July 15 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=17 Treasury Notice 2020-18 announces that IRS will extend the deadline for filing and paying federal income tax until July 15. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=17 Congress Approves Mandatory Sick Leave and Family Leave for COVID-19 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=16 New tax law requires employers to pay mandatory sick leave and family leave related to COVID-19 and provides tax credit for payroll tax and self-employment tax. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=16 Keeping Our Social Distance https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=15 Special Announcement for COVID-19 Response Wed, 18 Mar 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=15 Catch a Wave to free bookkeeping https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=14 Wave Accounting offers free online bookkeeping for your small business. Sat, 11 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=14 You are NOT being sued by the IRS!!! https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=13 IRS does not sue taxpayers. Beware of scammers! Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=13 Let's do this! https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=12 Now is the time to start getting your 2014 tax information in order. Check out these handy tools. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=12 Anticipation: It\'s Keeping Me Waiting https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=11 IRS warns that late action on extenders could delay 2014 filing season Thu, 06 Nov 2014 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=11 Make an Extra Penny per Mile in 2013 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=10 The IRS has increased the standard mileage rate for 2013 to 56.5 cents per mile Mon, 26 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=10 Deducting that Year-end Bonus Accrual? Not so Fast! https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=9 Recent IRS guidance challenges deduction for bonus accrual paid within 2 1/2 months after year end. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=9 Dang! That was fun! What next? https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=8 Now's the time! Let's make some plans! Tue, 01 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=8 WMCPA featured in CPA Technology Advisor Magazine https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=7 William Miranda, CPA is featured in the December issue of CPA Technology Advisor Magazine. Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=7 Congress Gives $12B Tax Break to Small Businesses https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=6 Congress has passed a new tax bill giving more than $12 billion in new tax breaks to small businesses. Mon, 27 Sep 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=6 Think you can\'t afford accounting software? https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=5 Think your business is too small or you can't afford accounting software? Fri, 06 Aug 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=5 Creating Order from Chaos https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=4 So, you've started a business? Unless you're in the shoe business, avoid shoeboxes. You need an accounting system! Wed, 09 Jun 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=4 Update: House approves Extender Bill https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=3 The House approved a bill extending jobless benefits and the tax Extenders. Senate to vote after Memorial Day. Fri, 28 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=3 Congress Delays Extender Bill for Memorial Day Recess https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=2 Congress delays voting on the Extender bill until after the Memorial Day recess. Fri, 28 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=2 Welcome to the new place! https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=1 Greeting to new website Thu, 27 May 2010 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.billmirandacpa.com/blog.php?id=1