Tax Consultant Blog

Knowledge is power. Stay on top of the latest tax laws, strategies, and tips from the tax professionals at Robert Hall & Associates. Wondering what the difference between Enrolled Agents and CPAs are? How about any tax deductions you might be missing? Find the answers to these questions and more here!

Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

Tax deductions are invaluable to small businesses, because the money they save is invested back to the business instead of going to the government. A number of expenditures can be written off, but it’s also a matter of knowing which ones. A number of deductions are available for different entities. C corporations, S corporations, partnerships,…
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CPAs Vs Other Tax Pros: Which One Do You Need?

In the US, there are a number of professionals who can help you make sense of the US tax code: CPAs, accountants, and tax preparers. The difference in titles is there for a good reason as they have different level of competencies and qualifications. If you own a small business requiring an uncomplicated tax return,…
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Why You Need a Tax Preparer For Your Small Business

Small businesses are not spared from their tax obligations. Like their larger peers, they are required to file their tax returns in time. Often, small business owners who have little to no knowledge of taxation rely on tax professionals to prepare their filings. Tax preparers 101 Think of the “tax preparer” tag as a general…
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A Quick Guide to California’s Income Tax System

Different states have varying income tax rate, and some charge higher than the rest. While some states have no tax on earned income, California belongs to the group of US states with the highest rates together with Hawaii, Oregon, Minnesota, and New Jersey. California has a progressive tax rate that means you pay more as…
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Tax Tips for California Small Businesses

Keeping the lights on for a small business is already a daunting task; keeping up with your tax obligations is an equally demanding task that will eat up time that could have better spent on profitable activities. Unfortunately, being a small business does not insulate you from filing your income tax return and the many…
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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Hiring a Tax Preparer

Filing a tax return is understandably a daunting task for many Americans. Not only is the US tax code awfully complicated, Congress had also passed the largest tax reform legislation in recent history, which took effect in 2018. Those not keeping up with these changes are in for a hard time. Thankfully, there are professionals…
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What’s the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee?

When: Wednesday, December  11th 2019 Check-in: 6:30pm Seminar: 7:00pm – 8:30pm It’s critical to know the difference between an Independent Contractor and an employee. In our seminar we will discuss the difference. You will also be able to discern between IC and Employee. A business may pay an independent contractor and an employee for the same…
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