Category Archives: Tax Strategy & Compliance

2015 Tax Planning Letter

Here is our 2015 Tax Planning Letter.  Let us know if you have any questions about anything in this letter. 2015 Tax Planning Letter

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Health Care Reform Update

Below is our Firm’s newsletter regarding the Affordable Care Act and the associated health care reform laws that impact many small and large businesses offering health insurance or other health care reimbursement arrangements.  The newsletter also describes the individual mandate requiring all … Continue reading

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2014 Tax Planning Letter

Here is our 2014 tax planning letter.  When the tax extenders have been finalized we will post a summary of those as well. 2014 Tax Planning Letter    

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Tax Minimization with IC-DISCs

LEGISLATIVE BACKGROUND The IC-DISC legislation was passed a number of years ago by the US Congress to promote export activities.  The State of Oregon recently passed favorable legislation for IC-DISCs formed prior to January 1, 2014.  The federal law allows … Continue reading

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2013 Individual Tax Documents

To assist with preparation of your 2013 individual taxes, we have provided the two documents below.  You should download them, complete best you can, and then email back to cbarham@kuenizicpas.com. Thank you! 2013 Individual Tax Engagement Letter 2013 Tax Organizer  

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2013 Tax Planning Newsletter

Here’s our 2013 tax planning newsletter.  Major topics include the new 3.8% net investment income (NII) tax, 0.9% Medicare payroll tax and a new 39.6% tax bracket for individuals that all apply for the 2013 tax year.  These new taxes and limits are all … Continue reading

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2012 Individual Tax Documents

To assist with preparation of your 2012 individual taxes, we have provided the two documents below.  You should download them, complete best you can, and then email back to cbarham@kuenizicpas.com.  If you prefer to fax, the number is 503.399.3977.  Thank you! 2012 Tax Engagement Letter 2012 Organizer … Continue reading

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2012 Year-End Tax Update

Here’s our 2012 year-end tax update.  Major topics include the sunset of the Bush era tax cuts and a major overall of the estate tax system effective 1/1/2013.  We are anticipating a one-year extension of the Bush era tax cuts as well … Continue reading

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Health Care Law Holds

The US Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision held that payments required of individuals who do not maintain minimum health coverage under the “individual mandate” were not a penalty, but are a tax and are allowed under Congress’s power to … Continue reading

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Oregon W-2 E-Filing (New)

Effective for calendar year 2011, businesses and all payroll service providers are required to report Oregon personal income tax W-2 information electronically by March 31, 2012, regardless of number of W-2′s issued. Even employers who are not required to submit … Continue reading

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