Are Your Business Meals And Entertainment Expenses 100% Deductible?

Article Summary This article attempts to help provide clarification for taxpayers in avoiding conflicts with the IRS with respect to business meals. On January 1,2018, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) invalidated the general deduction of business entertainment expenses. Nonetheless, the TCJA left … [Read more...]

Biden’s Capital Gains Plan: Proposed Changes May Affect Your Current and Planned Investments

Biden's Proposed Tax Plan Includes Significant Capital Gains Changes The Biden administration has recently released its proposed budget (aka "Green Book") for the 2022 fiscal year. The U.S. Treasury indicates the $6 trillion budget aims to improve infrastructure, clean energy, research & … [Read more...]

Gaining Clarity: The R&D Tax Credit – Eligibility & Misconceptions

  Topics What Is The R&D Tax Credit? Eligibility Benefits Misconceptions R&D Tax Credit Eligibility: The Four-Part Test Required Documentation Changes to the R&D tax credit in 2022   What is the R&D Tax Credit? The R&D tax credit is available to companies developing improved or … [Read more...]

Realtors in Austin and Real Estate Professionals: Which type of business entity is right for you?

  The Austin Real Estate Investment and Housing markets are benefiting from major forces that are providing unprecedented income opportunities for real estate professionals. From the wave of companies leaving the coasts for more business-friendly states, to the beginning of the ‘Great Reshuffling’ … [Read more...]

Expansion of Millan & Company P.C., Bookkeeping Services

Millan & Company P.C. has recently announced a comprehensive set of certified bookkeeping services, allowing organizations to focus more time and energy on their businesses and to help make more informed budget decisions. A recent article in Entrepreneur magazine provides some helpful insight on … [Read more...]

Itemized Deductions

By: Carlos Nazario CPA, JD, Tax Director at Millan and Co, PC, Austin, TX. April, 2019. carlos@millancpa.com Itemized deductions vs. standard deduction The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act or “TCJA” of 2017 made multiple changes to the individual income tax, including changes limiting significantly the … [Read more...]

Choosing among Pass-through Entities

By: Carlos Nazario CPA, JD, Tax Director at Millan and Co, PC, Austin, TX. February 2019. carlos@millancpa.com Pass-through Entities Usually a business is organized using an entity, which has legal capacity independent form its organizers, and can own property, raise capital, enter into … [Read more...]

Ensure your Small Business Is Using The Best Financial Management Programs

Small business owners have disparate needs and objectives. The need for a strong program to manage finances, however, is imperative whether you are a start-up, consultant, freelancer, sole-proprietor, or a growing microbusiness. The day-to-day operations of burgeoning companies vastly differ from … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendars – Congress Enacts New Due Dates For Taxes

On July 31 Preseident Obama signed the short-term mass transit and highway funding extension bill into law, which continues to provide funding for transportation projects. Additionally, Congress included in the bill a number of changes to tax return due dates, tax extension lengths and statutes … [Read more...]