Category Archives: Advisory|Tax

How much money will a cost segregation study save me?

cost segregation

If you own commercial or residential rental properties, cost segregation could be your ticket to substantial tax savings. This powerful tax strategy accelerates depreciation deductions, enhancing your cash flow and optimizing your financial returns. Here’s how cost segregation works, the types of properties that qualify, and what kind of tax savings you can expect. How

Tax Implications of STR and MTR: Can Losses Offset W-2 Wages?

In recent years, the rise of short and mid-term rentals through platforms like Airbnb, VRBO, and others has revolutionized the hospitality industry. From spare rooms to entire homes, individuals have found lucrative opportunities to capitalize on their properties. However, amidst the allure of extra income, many overlook the crucial aspect of taxation. Understanding the tax

How to Navigate Manufacturing Equipment Depreciation

Introduction: In the dynamic landscape of manufacturing, businesses often find themselves investing in state-of-the-art equipment to stay competitive. While these technological advancements boost efficiency, navigating the depreciation of manufacturing equipment is crucial for sound financial management. In this blog post, we will delve into the types of equipment manufacturing businesses typically purchase, the duration of

What Tax Incentives or Credits are Available for Manufacturing Businesses?

In the dynamic world of manufacturing, success isn’t just about producing quality goods, it is also about navigating the complex tax landscape. For California-based manufacturers, understanding and leveraging available tax incentives and credits can significantly impact the bottom line. As the heartbeat of innovation and industry, the California offers a range of opportunities for businesses

Are Office Parties Deductible?

Christmas Office Parties

Office parties are a time-honored tradition in the business world. Whether celebrating a successful year, your annual Christmas party, or marking a special occasion, these events contribute to a positive work culture. As business owners prepare for such festivities, a common question arises: Are office parties tax deductible? In this blog post, we explore the

Maximizing Your Year-End Finances: 5 Potential Tax Savings Strategies

As the year draws to a close, it’s not just the holiday season that’s on everyone’s minds; it’s also a critical time for financial planning. The good news is that ProActive Tax Planning can offer substantial benefits, helping you optimize your finances and potentially save on your tax bill. Here are five potential tax savings

The Tax Benefits of Charitable Donations

Charitable Donation

Introduction: Holiday season is fast approaching and many business owners make charitable donations. As a business owner, you understand the importance of supporting your community and giving back to causes that matter. What you might not fully realize is that charitable donations can offer significant tax benefits that can strengthen your business’s financial position while

What is section 1202 stock and how does it apply to my business?

As a business owner, it’s essential to stay informed about the various tax provisions that can impact your company’s growth and financial success. Section 1202 of the Internal Revenue Code, commonly known as the “qualified small business stock” is one of them. What is Section 1202 Stock? Section 1202 was introduced as part of the

What is Double Taxation, and How Does it Apply to C-Corporations?

How does it work when a C-Corporation has double taxation? When we say that a C-corporation is subject to double taxation, it refers to the fact that the corporation’s profits are taxed twice. Once at the corporate level and again at the individual shareholder level when the profits are distributed as a dividend. Here’s a

How do I know if my tax return is correct? 

This is not a question that we hear often, but I want to address it because it has led to many people seeking our services and occasionally client frustrations. I would preface this with the fact that when you are signing your tax return or authorizing your CPA to electronically file your tax return, you