What Type of Hard Copy Documents Should Your Small Business Keep?

I help a lot of small business owners when they are starting up their business.  Unfortunately, some have received advice from people who don’t give them sound information as to compliance requirements from local licensing to seller permits up to the structure of their entity and why they need or should pick one entity over another. …

Cannabis Tax Alert – 280E vs 199A

This article is written by Rachel Gillette, Partner & Chair, Cannabis Practice Group Owners of cannabis businesses that operate in pass-through form – LLCs, partnerships, sole proprietorships and S Corporations – need to consider if the new Section 199A deduction can partially offset deductions disallowed under Section 280E of the Internal Revenue Code.  The Tax…

2018 Tax reform bill

2018 is swiftly coming to an end and I wanted to wish you all Happy Holidays. I look forward to hearing from you and working with you in 2018. I just came back from the Annual Federal Tax Update seminar with a book about 3 inches thick, with more pages coming. There have been so…

How long do I need to keep my records and returns

From the Desk of C.G. Johnson & Company: I subscribe to a few experts that prepare information for us to share with our client base. Their articles are clear, concise and most important, reliable. I get calls all the time from my clients and people just calling for this information. “What do I do with…

Uber and Lyft Drivers – Shared Economy

This is such a new field that even the tax pros scratch their heads. There are a few really great articles I have read that explain how this new economy works for those who work in it and how it affects them in the tax world. Read this article and if you have any questions,…

FAFSA Security

Well, A Huge breach appears to have taken place  and it could affect about 100,000 taxpayers – This is an article from the IRS which you should pay particular attention to if you have completed a FAFSA and used the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) Questions and Answers: Mailings about suspicious activity related to the…

American Health Care

From the Desk of C.G. Johnson & Company   Well there has been some new movement in the American Health Care Act of 2017 – Good bad or otherwise, I thought I would share this with you. Here are some of the changes up for vote as of today.   Today, the House of Representatives…