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The explosion in the use of debit and credit cards is not without a downside. As more and more credit cards are provided to merchants, the potential that the cardholder information will be stolen also increases. Consumers expect their card information will be handled by merchants in a secure manner. When their card data are stolen, consumers feel vulnerable and may stop using certain cards or buying from the merchant that failed to protect their information … Read more >>
Congress originally devised the alternative minimum tax (AMT) rules to ensure that high-income individuals who take advantage of multiple tax breaks will owe something to Uncle Sam each year. In recent years, however, that concept has eroded. Now, even upper-middle-income taxpayers are likely to owe the AMT. Here’s an overview of how the AMT works and possible ways to minimize it … Read more >>
Unless you’ve extended the due date for filing last year’s individual federal income tax return to October 17, the filing deadline passed you by in April. What if you didn’t extend and you haven’t yet filed your Form 1040? And what if you can’t pay your tax bill? This article explains how to handle these situations … Read more >>
Summer is the time for family vacations in the sun, sand, and fresh air. It’s also a good time for planning how your vacation home will be used for the second half of the year … Read more >>
National Small Business Week runs from May 1 through May 8. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and these entities create about two out of every three jobs in the United States each year, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration … Read more >>
WhippleWood CPAs is excited to announce a partnership with Ambassadors of Compassion (AOC), a transformational youth program in leadership and life skills. As a division of Lift Up America, the AOC program revolves around giving youth the opportunity to personally examine and “experience” life-ready principles in a small group discussion setting with other youth, led by a trained coach … Read more >>
Tax Day is right around the corner. Have you filed your federal tax return yet? The filing deadline to submit 2015 individual federal income tax returns is Monday, April 18, 2016, rather than the traditional April 15 date … Read more >>
The Baby Boomer generation reached its peak in 1957 at an annual birth rate of about 4.3 million people. It’s hard to believe that these Baby Boomers will turn 59 years old in 2016. An important rite of passage that comes with this age is that they’ll soon be eligible to withdraw funds from their qualified retirement funds without incurring the 10% early withdrawal penalty. But this is just the start of milestones they’ll encounter as they face retirement … Read more >>
Please join us in welcoming the two newest members of the WhippleWood CPAs leadership team: Wendy Ciancio and Steve Barkmeier. Wendy brings more than 21 years of CFO, accounting and M&A experience to our team in her new role as Director of Accounting and Advisory Services. As our new Director of Tax and Services, Steve leverages his 30 years of corporate tax department leadership experience to provide WhippleWood CPAs’ client with the highest level of service.