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Volunteering tax break
Posted by: Cheryl Wittmann 1 month ago
Volunteering is a great way to contribute your time and skills to a cause close to your heart.  Unfortunately, when you donate time and services, you are NOT allowed a deduction for the value of the time and services.  It doesn’t matter if the services you provide require significant skills and experience that a charity would need to pay dearly for if it were to obtain the services on its own.&...
Accounting for Non-Accountants
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 1 month ago
There are quite a few stereotypes surrounding the type of work accountants do, with words like "boring" and "taxes" coming to mind first. But there's more to our CPAs than what you might expect! Join Abby and Emily as they shed some light on the top 5 myths surrounding accountants. https://youtu.be/91lZKedsdjA Subscribe to our YouTube channel to view new Accounting for Non-Accountants videos a...
Posted by: 3 months ago
Whether you're 4 or 40, it's really hard to put into words what exactly accountants do. So we decided to ask our youngest thinkers their opinions. Watch as the kids of Wegner CPAs tell you all they know about what their moms, dads, and grandparents do! Subscribe to our YouTube channel to view new Accounting for Non-Accountants videos as they are published! ...
Posted by: 3 months ago
If you own a home and are thinking about selling, you know that spring and summer are the optimum seasons for selling. The combination of low inventory and attractive interest rates means it's a seller's market, so this may be your season to sell! Before you contact a realtor to sell your home, you should review these important tax considerations. Gain May be Excluded from Tax If you're s...
Accounting for Nonaccountants
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 4 months ago
Are you passionate about a cause and thinking about starting a non-profit? Or even wondering the difference between a 501c3 and a 501c6 or even where to begin? Watch this vlog for 7 tips to start your own non-profit organization! https://youtu.be/DeSITbvFkyo Subscribe to our YouTube channel to view new Accounting for Non-Accountants videos as they are published! ...
Accounting for Nonaccountants
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 6 months ago
Are you confused about the 2019 tax brackets, itemized deduction vs. standard deduction, and what you need to be bringing to get your taxes done? Watch as Emily and Abby explain in non-accountant terms what you need to know as you prepare to file your taxes this year! https://youtu.be/Q5yI4K3e8Cw ...
Accounting for Nonaccountants
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 7 months ago
Have you noticed that sometimes you haven't been charged sales tax when making an online purchase? That doesn't mean that taxes weren't due. In this video, Emily and Abby break down the recent Supreme Court Decision that affects taxation for online retailers and shoppers - the South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling. Watch to find out what it means for you as a business and as an online shopper! https:...
Posted by: Cam Brawley 7 months ago
The Wisconsin Department of Revenue just announced that due to the extreme weather conditions, State agencies were closed for public business on Wednesday, January 30th. The United States Postal Service is also experiencing service disruptions throughout the state. As a result, due dates for sales, withholding and other business taxes (premier resort tax, local exposition tax, etc.) are extended. D...
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 8 months ago
Confused by tax jargon and audit terminology? Check out our new video series, Accounting for Non-Accountants! Emily and Abby will help you break down the current accounting trends and concepts that may apply to you, your business, or non-profit organization. See their first video below, and stay tuned for next month's video as they tackle the Wayfair topic. https://youtu.be/hRGhDF0CNbI ...
Posted by: Mike Scholz 2 years ago
Determined to get something passed before the holidays, the House and Senate are working feverishly on tax reform bills. Any final legislation will no doubt contain elements of both the House and Senate versions, but for now, let’s take a look at the similarities and differences of the major provisions of the bills. Notable differences between the two bills include the proposed individual and pass-thro...
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