Accounting News | Smith, Kunz & Associates
January 11, 2018
The IRS was already struggling to meet taxpayer needs before the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (tax reform). How will they respond now? The Taxpayer Advocate released a report outlining some of the issues and proposed solutions in a direct report to Congress.
January 4, 2018
The IRS finally announced when tax filing will begin - January 29th. The filing deadline is April 17th. Also, it announced some refunds will be delayed until late February.
December 26, 2017
With the recent passage of tax reform, we've had many questions about what actions to take before year-end. These tax planning bullet points may be helpful. As always, contact us to confirm that these planning ideas are appropriate for you.
December 22, 2017
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act legislation has been passed by Congress and awaits the president's signature. The Act makes extensive changes that affect both individuals and businesses. Comparisons below are generally for 2018.
November 29, 2017
2018 Medicare Part B premium income thresholds were updated on Medicare.gov. The standard monthly Part B premium in 2018 will remain $134 (or higher, depending on your income). In 2017, most Medicare beneficiaries who received Social Security benefits paid a lower monthly premium ($109, on average). However, this is likely to change in 2018.
November 2, 2017
Traditional and Roth IRA limits, 401(k), 403(b), 457(b) SIMPLE plan limits for 2018
October 21, 2017
Open enrollment for Health Insurance Exchanges, Obamacare, is shortened this year, from November 1 through December 15. Idahoans go to www.yourhealthidaho.org
October 1, 2017
The majority of business owners don't have a succession plan in place. Where to begin? To sell or pass it on to family? What happens if you pass away?
August 25, 2017
At Smith, Kunz, "it's not just about numbers." Compare Smith, Kunz's fees with national and regional averages. Updated for 2017.
May 5, 2017
The House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act. View the similarities and differences of the new Act and Obamacare.