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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Contractors Investing in Software and Going Mobile!

Now that things are slowing down for some of you as we close in on year-end 2012, it’s time to consider a few housekeeping items in the area of information technology. A number of you and other construction firms have … 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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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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Job Management for Contractors

I read several articles the other day about why certain contractors are successful during economic downturns.  Opinions included giving serious attention to cost reduction (where needed), elimination of redundant processes and duties, and a huge investment of time and energy … Continue reading

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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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