Aug 20, 2019

But There Are Plenty of Other Ways to Make the Most of Your Taxes Sad news for anyone whose favorite part of the day is their business meeting on the green: The new tax bill eliminated your opportunity to deduct a golf game as a business expense. As writer Josh Sens shares in a…

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22 ways to celebrate National Goof Off Day

Mar 18, 2019

Happy Goof Off Day, everyone! Today is the perfect day to get crazy and loosen up. We spend so much time being stressed, whether it’s at the office, in school, at home or in traffic. So today is the day to forget your problems and just laugh a little. Call in sick to work, or if you’re…

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Employee Appreciation Day

Mar 1, 2019

Today is Employee Appreciation Day – Here are 5 ways you can show your Appreciation. 1. Upgrade Office Furniture – Providing your staff with ergonomic office furniture is a great way to ward off possible back problems and improve productivity. 2. Housecleaning – Arrange for a bulk discount at a local housecleaning agency, and give…

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Documents to Keep in Business

Feb 26, 2019

How long do I keep that? Since many common business documents must be retained in accordance with federal law, here is a list of how long common documents must be kept. 2 Years General Correspondence Bank Reconciliations 3 Years Employee Applications Purchase orders Requisitions Sales Contracts Sales Invoices 4 Years Expired Policies (All types) Settled…

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Feb 25, 2019

7th Annual Shred the Clutter Event Saturday, April 27, 2019 10 am – 12:30 Location: 119 Old State RoadEllisville, MO 63021 Sensitive Material That can be Destroyed Purchase Orders Supplier Records Supplier Confidential Information Corporate Records Requisitions Sales Contracts Sales Invoices Customer Lists and Contacts Strategies Advertising Activity Sheets Training Information Contracts Budgets Strategic Reports…

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How long do I keep that? Declutter your file cabinet

Feb 23, 2019

Every year do you look at your file cabinet and wonder how long should you keep this document? The guide below will help you determine how long each document should be kept. This is not a complete list, if you have questions on a certain document, consult your tax advisor. Documents to Keep ‘Til the…

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2019 Tax Changes: What You Need to Know

Jan 10, 2019
2019 Tax Changes: What You Need to Know

Historically, approximately 70% of St. Louisans individual tax returns used the standard deduction, while the other 30% found it more beneficial to itemize. For 2018 and beyond, experts have projected that roughly 95% of individual tax returns now will utilize the standard deduction. What does this mean for St. Louis County, Missouri taxpayers? Are you…

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Divorce Monday and The New Tax Law 2019

Jan 7, 2019
Divorce and the new tax law 2019

Today is known as Divorce Monday, according to a recent survey by the law firm Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, which found that divorce filings jump by nearly one-third following the holidays. Alimony paid will no longer be tax-deductible and alimony received will no longer be taxable income. For decades, alimony — typically paid by men —…

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IRS2Go is the official mobile app of the IRS

Oct 24, 2018

You may not know that the IRS now has an app. You can get the app here. With the IRS2Go App you can Check Refund Status or Make a Payment. Refund Status Check the status of your federal income tax refund using IRS2Go. You can check your refund status within 24 hours after we receive…

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Taxpayers should check out these helpful tax tools

Sep 14, 2018

IRS Tax Tip 2018-139, September 6, 2018 Questions about taxes could come up any time of the year. Whether it’s about tracking a refund or paying a bill, taxpayers can find answers to their questions on Here are some of the most popular IRS tools: IRS Free File. Taxpayers who filed an extension can use IRS…

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