New Sales Tax Rate in Atlanta Beginning March 1, 2017, the local sales and use tax rate in Atlanta increased from 1% to 1.5%. When combined with the Fulton County rate of 7%, the new state and local rate in the city became 8.5%. The total sales tax rate in
Now that we have gotten settled into 2017, it’s time to get ready to prepare for tax filing season. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for years has advocated for more logical and sensible due dates for income tax returns. As a result, new due dates will go
Until now, employers had two dates to keep in mind when preparing 1099’s and W-2s. Beginning with 2016 forms, employers will now have one filing deadline for all Federal information returns – January 31, 2017. This applies for both employee and agency copies, or whether filing paper or electronic returns.
Each year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sets standard mileage rates for business based on an annual study of fixed and variable costs of operating an automobile, including depreciation, insurance, repairs, tires, maintenance, gas and oil. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for the use of a
SJG Celebrates 25th Anniversary by Sharing the 25 Things That We Have Accomplished As we continue our quarter-century celebration, we would like to say thanks to all of you who have reached out to offer their congratulations. Twenty-five years of experience means nothing without you. Thus far our first two
How do you really know if your CPA cares about you? A relationship with a good accountant can save you money and keep you compliant. A relationship with a great accountant does all those things and gives you attentive, professional responsiveness from an advisor who is on your team all
Thirty days after this year’s July 15 income tax filing deadline the IRS began issuing automatically generated notices of past due balances including penalties and interest. The practice of distributing these notices is not new for the IRS – they …
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is intensifying efforts to thwart identity theft. We have seen a recent increase in the volume of IRS notices mailed to individual taxpayers requesting identity verification in order to process income tax returns, issue a …