hopkinscpa.tax RSS Feed https://hopkinscpa.tax/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Use These Strategies To Pass on Wealth to Heirs https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#4 Low interest rates and a volatile stock market create additional opportunities for wealthy individuals to transfer money to heirs tax-free. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#4 Small Business: Tips for Ensuring Financial Success https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#2 Learn how cost accounting helps you make smarter business decisions and lead you to financial success. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#2 Marginal vs. Effective Tax Rates https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#1 Understanding marginal and effective tax rates is important for tax planning purposes, but many taxpayers don't fully understand the difference. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#1 If You Receive an IRS Letter or Notice https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#5 The IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Many of these letters and notices can be dealt with without calling or visiting an IRS office. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#5 Defer Capital Gains Using Like-Kind Exchanges https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#3 If real estate's your game, did you know that it's possible to defer capital gains by taking advantage of a Section 1031 exchange that allows you to swap investment property on a tax-deferred basis? Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#3 What Is a Designated Roth Account? https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#2 If you are a high-income earner who participates in a 401(k), 403(b), or governmental 457(b) retirement plan that has a designated Roth account, making contributions to that account could be a smart move. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#2 Verifying Your Identity When Calling the IRS https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#4 If you need to contact the IRS, you will be asked to verify your identity. Here's what you need to know before you call. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#4 Tax Rules for Divorce and Alimony Payments https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#5 Tax rules regarding divorce and separation can and do change - as they recently did under tax reform - and the last thing on anyone's mind during a divorce or separation is its effect on their tax situation. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#5 Tax Relief for Those Affected by Natural Disasters https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#1 Tax relief may be available if you've been affected by a natural disaster this year, but only if you meet certain conditions. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#1 Six Things To Know Before You Start a Business https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#3 Starting your own business is an exciting prospect, but there is more to it than simply writing a business plan. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/newsletter.php#3 Has your Partnership or S-Corp received a huge late filing penalty? https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=38 Sat, 03 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=38 5/17/2021 Individual Tax Extention https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=37 Wed, 17 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=37 $10,200 unemployment exemption on tax return. https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=36 Tue, 16 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=36 Unemployment - Tax Return Amendment https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=35 Fri, 12 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=35 Time is running out for applying for the 2nd PPP round!!! https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=34 The Governments money is running out on what has been distributed for PPP2 Funds where business' are concerned. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=34 PPP2 Loan Application and Forgiveness help... https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=33 This is a must read... Right now, in the accounting world, the hottest topic is the 2nd approval of PPP money. Wed, 10 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=33 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=32 New audit procedures that Congress approved in 2015 mean that the IRS can more easily collect any underpaid taxes it finds during the audit. Mon, 30 Nov 2020 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=32 San Antonio Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Fraud https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=31 Fraud is a topic that is so commonly heard these days. Why is that? Read below to see how Telesa Hall committed fraud helping her clients. Audience, it is all about integrity these days!! Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=31 Tax Preparer gets charged with Tax Fraud https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=30 Sun, 18 Oct 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=30 PPP forgiveness simplified for loans of $50,000 or less. https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=29 Sun, 11 Oct 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=29 Do you know if you or who has to file an IRS Form 720 Quarterly Excise Tax Return??? https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=27 Thu, 08 Oct 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=27 IRS warning: Don't be a victim of a 'ghost' tax return preparers https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=26 When it comes to your return, make sure you do not fall victim to a 'ghost' tax preparer. Hopkins CPA will do everything possible to get you the most money back on your return. Wed, 07 Oct 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=26 Changes Affecting Small Business Employers https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=25 Families First Coronavirus Response Act Tue, 22 Sep 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=25 Reasonable Collection Potential- The Base of Resolving an Outstanding Tax Debt https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=9 Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=9 All You Need To Know About Offer in Compromise https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=24 Mon, 14 Sep 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=24 Tax Evasion Resource Guide! https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=23 Thu, 10 Sep 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=23 Sept 1st, Should the employer do this? Payroll tax deferral? https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=22 Tue, 01 Sep 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=22 IRS - W4 Withholdings Estimator https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=21 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=21 NEW PPP MONEY - Maybe https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=20 . https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-08-12/rtevamped-ppp-coronavirus-loan-program-is-in-the-works-will-it-help-small-businesses-left-out-before Fri, 14 Aug 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=20 Corpus Christi, TX: Innocent Spouse Relief https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=19 Tue, 11 Aug 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=19 IRS Notice / Letter - What should you do? https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=17 Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=17 Scams, Fraud, and Hackers in the Time of Coronavirus https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=18 Fri, 31 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=18 TSheets: One Simple Way to Improve Operational Efficiency https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=16 Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=16 Corpus Christi, TX: What to Do If You Have Not Filed Tax Returns https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=14 What can non-filers do, and how can we help them get their tax return issue resolved with the IRS? Tue, 28 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=14 University Professor was not smart enough to avoid wire & tax fraud https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=13 Sun, 26 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=13 Dept of Justice Continues Enforcement Against Dishonest Tax Preparers https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=15 Fri, 24 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=15 Corpus Christi, TX: How to Get an IRS Offer-in-Compromise Accepted https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=12 Clearing Misconceptions about the Offer-in-Compromise Program Wed, 22 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=12 IRS Collection Process: 10-Year Statue https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=11 Ways that the 10-year statue on the IRS collection process is affected Mon, 20 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=11 Compliance- The First Step in The IRS Collection Process https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=10 Thu, 16 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=10 Indicted Tax Preparer from San Antonio files False Returns https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=8 Tue, 14 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=8 Will IRS revoke your Passport? https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=7 Mon, 13 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=7 SBA EIDL Advance / Grant are gone! https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=6 Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=6 Tax Fraud - High tech schemes but are they truly undetectable? https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=5 Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=5 For all you IRS procrastinators. https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=4 For all you IRS procrastinators. Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=4 Corona Virus Extention https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=3 https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments-for-individuals-and-families Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=3 Police Captain Arrested for Tax Fraud https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=2 Salem New Hampshire Police Captain Arrested for Tax Fraud Related to Profit From Sales of Firearms Thu, 02 Jul 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=2 SBA EIDL https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=1 SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans Update 6/15/2020 Sat, 20 Jun 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.hopkinscpa.tax/blog.php?id=1