Author Archives: kuenzicpas

New in 2020: Oregon Corporate Activities Tax (CAT)

Oregon Corporate Activities Tax The new Oregon Corporate Activities Tax becomes effective January 1, 2020.  While the legislation (House Bills 2164 and 3427) is in place and some aspects of the new tax are clear, many details have been left … Continue reading

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Qualified Opportunity Zones

We have been asked a lot of questions about Qualified Opportunity Zones recently. Below is some information you may find useful. Please contact our office if you have any specific questions or would like further information. You have 180 days … Continue reading

Posted in Business Strategy & Best Practices, 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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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 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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Test Blog Post

We are attempting to integrate our blog with our new Facebook page, www.facebook.com/kuenzicpas. This is a test post to see if the integration process was successful.

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2012 Payroll Tax Update and 1099 Notice

Below are a couple of mailings we sent out in January 2012.  Contact us if you have any questions. 2011-2012 Payroll Updates and 2011 Form 1099 Update Notice

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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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2011 Individual Tax Documents

To assist with preparation of your 2011 individual taxes, we have provided the three documents noted 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! 1) 2011 Engagement Letter (download, … Continue reading

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2011 Construction Industry Update

I recently attended the Pacific NW Construction Industry Conference in Seattle, WA hosted by the Washington Society of CPA’s and CFMA. The analysis below represents key thoughts, ideas, and individual predictions made by presenters at the conference.  If you would like … Continue reading

Posted in Business Strategy & Best Practices, Industry News