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2022 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key deadlines for businesses and other employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2022. 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. Note: […]

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Why an LLC might be the best choice of entity for your business

The business entity you choose can affect your taxes, your personal liability, and other issues. Limited liability companies (LLC) are somewhat hybrid entities. They can be structured to resemble a corporation for owner liability purposes and a partnership for federal tax purposes. This duality may provide you with the best of both worlds. Owners of […]

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How to Treat Business Website Costs for Tax Purposes

These days, most businesses have websites. But surprisingly, the IRS hasn’t issued formal guidance on when website costs can be deducted. Fortunately, established rules that generally apply to the deductibility of business costs provide business taxpayers launching a website with some guidance as to the proper treatment of the costs. Plus, businesses can turn to […]

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Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs moves up to the 135th ranking in Inside Public Accounting’s Top 200 Firms for 2022

Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs (THF) a professional accounting, assurance, government consulting, and tax services firm headquartered in Tallahassee, Florida, moves up to the 135th ranking in Inside Public Accounting’s Top 200 Firms for 2022. INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) is a leader in practice management resources for the public accounting profession and provides assistance to […]

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Three Tax Breaks for Small Businesses

Your small- or medium-sized business may be eligible for some tax breaks that aren’t available to larger businesses. Here are some examples. 1. QBI deduction For 2018 through 2025, the qualified business income (QBI) deduction is available to eligible individuals, trusts, and estates. It excludes C corporations or their shareholders. The QBI deduction can be […]

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Important Considerations when Engaging in a Like-Kind Exchange

A business or individual can dispose of appreciated real property without being taxed on the gain by exchanging it. You can defer tax on your gain through a “like-kind” exchange or the Internal Revenue Code Section 1031. What’s a Like-Kind Exchange? A like-kind exchange is a swap of real property held for investment or for […]

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THF Named One Of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine for 2021

THF has been named one of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” by Forbes Magazine for the second year in a row. Forbes partnered with the market research company Statista to create a list of the most recommended firms in the U.S. based on surveys of similar professionals and clients. Respondents were recruited via […]

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