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Posted by: Christin Biermeier 6 days ago
The new tax reform bill will have a tremendous impact on business owners and individuals. Join us for the next Wake Up With Wegner as we break down the latest information and discuss what it means to you. Bring your questions and have them answered by the experts at Wegner CPAs. Schedule 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM - Registration / Networking 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM - Presentation    ...
bonus depreciation
Posted by: Mike Scholz 2 weeks ago
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) enhances some tax breaks for businesses while reducing or eliminating others. One break it enhances — temporarily — is bonus depreciation. While most TCJA provisions go into effect for the 2018 tax year, you might be able to benefit from the bonus depreciation enhancements when you file your 2017 tax return. Pre-TCJA bonus depreciation Under pre-TCJA law, for qualified...
Posted by: Mike Scholz 1 month 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...
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 1 month ago
Need help using QuickBooks more effectively? Join us for Wegner CPAs’ QuickBooks Users Group! Presentation Topics: Did 2017 Measure Up to Your Expectations? Designing and Interpreting Financial Reports How did 2017 turn out for you? We can help you design custom reports and prepare for 2018.   Batch-Invoicing Your Donors/Customers Could Save You Time and Money If you send standard, re...
Q1 Tax Calendar
Posted by: Mike Scholz 1 month ago
Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the first quarter of 2018. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to learn more about the filing requirements. January 31 File 2017 Forms W-2, “Wage and Tax Statement,” w...
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 2 months ago
Tax Reform and How It May Impact You Plus helpful tips and updates as you prepare for year end! Federal tax reform has been in the news a lot lately.  The “framework”, as proposed, could be the most significant change in tax law since 1986, and would have a tremendous impact on business owners and individuals. Join us for the next Wake Up With Wegner to learn more about the potential changes, what yo...
Posted by: Mike Scholz 2 months ago
With Veterans Day on November 11, it’s an especially good time to think about the sacrifices veterans have made for us and how we can support them. One way businesses can support veterans is to hire them. The Work Opportunity tax credit (WOTC) can help businesses do just that, but it may not be available for hires made after this year. As released by the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Re...
Posted by: Mike Scholz 3 months ago
Many investors, especially more risk-averse ones, hold much of their portfolios in “income investments” — those that pay interest or dividends, with less emphasis on growth in value. But all income investments aren’t alike when it comes to taxes. So it’s important to be aware of the different tax treatments when managing your income investments. Varying tax treatment The tax tre...
Posted by: Christin Biermeier 3 months ago
  Need help using QuickBooks more effectively? Join us for Wegner CPAs’ QuickBooks Users Group! Topic 1: Most common QuickBooks errors and how to avoid them. Topic 2: Are you ready for year-end?  Steps to help get you prepared for year-end close. This is a lecture/discussion training with demonstrations on a projection screen.  We will be working with the online and desktop editions of Quic...
Posted by: Mike Scholz 3 months ago
Did you know that if you’re self-employed you may be able to set up a retirement plan that allows you to contribute much more than you can contribute to an IRA or even an employer-sponsored 401(k)? There’s still time to set up such a plan for 2017, and it generally isn’t hard to do. So whether you’re a “full-time” independent contractor or you’re employed but earn some self-employment...