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  • The holiday season often prompts people to give money or property to charity. If you plan to give and want to claim a tax deduction, there are a few tips you should know before you give. For instance,... Read

  • For Small Businesses: IRS Raises Tangible Property Expensing Threshold to $2,500; Simplifies Filing and Recordkeeping The de minimis threshold in the tangible property regulations was raised today... Read

  • The IRS Warns of a Phishing Scam

    IRS Notification of a Phishing Scam The NSA was notified by the IRS that an email is being issued to tax preparers asking them to update their e-services information. To quote the IRS, "This email... Read

  • I do have to add that the DB was not set up correctly for a group which is why the filing go missing. Most IT people will agree that 1 Drive is more secure than DB. ------Original Message------ I am looking for a citation, Reg., Rev. Proc., Rev....

  • Chris, I'm pretty sure the cash basis rule requires that expenses must be "utilized" within the 12 months following payment in order to take a deduction, so anything that's prepaid should be done in December. It would be wise for her to have all physical,...

  • Antonio, I agree with Mark that your best choice is to use reasonable cause. Use that phrase (reasonable cause) in your beginning statement and ending statement. Explain that she got bad advice from her banker. If the taxpayer is feeble or frail...

A Message from our President

A Message from our President

Kathy Hettick

We are achieving success together!

As President of NSA, I am continually building on the successes of the past, tackling the challenges of today, and inspiring progress for the future. This is an exciting time for NSA and our profession. With ongoing changes and regulations in tax and accounting standards, we are diligently fighting for your right to practice. We continue to offer quality CE and resources to help grow and maintain small firms as well as our membership. 

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