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Planning ahead

by Gina J

April 14, 2020

July 15th, 2020 won't only be the tax deadline.  There will also be a high demand to fulfill verifying information on all the 8 week PPP loans, while also maintaining regular recurring work, and meeting the July 31 payroll reporting deadlines. 

Many people are very anxious during this time, and everyone needs help during this time.  We are trying to manage a mass...

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Options

by Gina J

April 14, 2020

PPP, EIDL, ERC, and employment tax deferrals...

What is the best option for your business to help make it through these difficult times?

Everyone's scenario is different.  This is not one size fits all. These scenarios take time to calculate, consider, and stay on top of constantly changing rules and updates.  We have different engagements to help our clients through...

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New scam to be aware of

April 1, 2020

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This just in from the MT Department of Revenue

Tax Preparers Targeted by
Coronavirus Stimulus Scams


Tax preparers across the nation are being targeted by scams related to the recently announced federal stimulus package and need to be especially vigilant with their clients’ personal and financial information.

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We are here for you, virtually...and so many other changes!

from Gina J

March 31, 2020

We hope everyone is staying home, staying healthy, and calm.

With the tax filing and payment deadlines being extended to July 15th, all of the new tax and employment law changes, and economic challenges, we have shifted our priorities in the office for the time being.  Here is a little update (more to come later):

1. Our office is temporarily closed, however, our team is...

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What should I do?

March 31, 2020


 We are getting many calls asking about what to do. We are working on answers, checking with our expert resources and government agencies, but what we are finding are more questions.  Please don't rush into making any business decisions, especially based on what your friends tell you or you read in a news article. Taking action right now on one relief option might prevent you...

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Reality, Security, and Convenience

Gina J

July 27, 2018

Spending a couple days in the Eastern time zone at a CPA conference this week we discussed all the latest security issues affecting accounting firms. It's scary. It really applies to everyone.

At Gina Jones, CPA, PLLC, security is very important to us. We take it seriously! It might be inconvenient, but we have everyone's best interest at heart.

The rush to get everything done...

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The time is now!

from Gina J

May 29, 2018

Numbers talk!

Planning on finding a new CPA? Don't want to wait so long to get your tax return done next year? 

Now is the optimal time to seek out a CPA, or talk to us about your financials, so we can help you effectively. It's not a good plan to wait until tax season when everything is crazy, we haven't slept, are focused on hundreds of accounts all at once, and hyped...

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Bad refunds! Another scam...

Gina J

February 16, 2018

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/irs-warns-tax-preparer-and-refund-scam-is-getting-worse

 

These criminals just won't let up! If you get an unexpected refund in your bank account or in the mail, please contact the...

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Tax Season, Part II

Written by Gina

June 26, 2017

As July 1st is quickly approaching, marking the beginning of the push to get through the second tax season of 2017, working on completing all of the extended tax returns, plus working on many other projects, we are left to wonder what happened to the first half of 2017?!  It's a blur.

My son stopped by the office tonight.  He asked me when I would be home.  I replied,...

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2016

Gina

November 15, 2016

THANK YOU!

As this year has sped by, I want to take a moment to THANK everyone we work with! We enjoy seeing and hearing from you. There are times things get really crazy busy and we can't get back to you right away but know we will. Everyone is important to us!

PLAN AHEAD

With deadlines and project due dates spread throughout the year...

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New tax return due dates you need to know!!

Gina

November 15, 2016

All payroll and 1099 forms need to be sent to the IRS, other authorities, and recipients by January 31st. This is one of many efforts the tax authorities are implementing to combat the large increase in tax fraud and identity theft.  In relation to the pushed up reporting date, refunds on tax returns won't begin to be released until after February 15th. 

For calendar year...

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Scams, Identity Theft and other import things to know...

Gina

December 23, 2015

My last post tonight, I promise!

 

For 2016:

  • The cents per mile for vehicle business mileage dropped to 54 cents per mile
  • The IRS will start accepting tax returns on January 19th for the start of the 2015 tax filing season, 
  • Please check my website frequently for other...

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Before the clock strikes midnight! Business checklist:

Gina

December 23, 2015

Things to do by December 31!

Businesses, while this may not be a complete list, there are many things to consider and get done now:

1. Record your odometer reading on your business vehicles, and vehicles used for business.

2. Make sure your mileage logs are up to date.  No mileage log, no deduction. Even if you use the actual expense method you generally need a...

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Our New Website!

September 9, 2015

Gina Jones, CPA, PLLC is excited to announce the recent launch of our firm’s new website. We’ve been working very hard to enhance our website and give our firm a fresh look. We’ve also continued to research and identify the latest and greatest technologies to improve the services we provide and ensure we continue to meet your needs.

Take a moment to look around...

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