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March 3, 2014

Alternative Minimum Tax

What is AMT? AMT is a parallel income tax system to the more familiar “regular” federal income tax system.  It  uses a separate set of rules to calculate taxable income, which is...
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February 7, 2014

2013 Tax Year in Review

Now that 2013 has come to a close and as we all prepare for 2014, here are important tax developments from last year that are sure to play a role in 2014...
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January 8, 2014

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

If you are self-employed, you have several flexible options to save for retirement.   We recommend the following two options, both of which offer tax-deductible contributions and tax-deferred growth. Simplified Employee Pensions...
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December 4, 2013

Year-End Planning Tips for 2013

With end of year approaching, here are 10 tax-saving ideas to consider before the end of 2013.  We look forward to discussing which actions might benefit you. QSBS There is no federal tax...
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July 30, 2013

Eichstaedt’s Summer Mixer

Join us on Friday, August 9th as we stream America’s Cup LIVE with a spectacular bird’s eye view of the America’s Cup Pavilion from our 35th floor office. Friday’s festivities will start...
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June 5, 2013

Use Tax

The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) continues to increase its enforcement of use tax reporting.  As part of that effort many of our clients have received notices from the BOE concerning...
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May 1, 2013

Reminder: Foreign Bank & Financial Accounts

The IRS continues to step up its enforcement of foreign assets, imposing substantial penalties for noncompliance. The deadline to file Form TDF 90-22.1 – Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR)...
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April 1, 2013

Electronic Payment Options

Our clients often ask about alternative methods of making tax payments in lieu of mailing in a physical check. As we approach the April 15th tax filing deadline, we wanted to provide...
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