Posts Tagged Houston

Casualty, Theft & Disaster Losses

There are two types of losses individuals and businesses sustain that will give them tax relief. Casualty & Theft Losses Casualty results in a deductible loss only if property is physically destroyed or damaged from an event that is sudden, unexpected or unusual such as a fire,…

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Houston Mayoral Candidate Bill King Fundraiser

Melissa was honored to be invited to and attend the campaign fundraiser for Houston Mayoral Candidate Bill King.  The gracious host was Melissa’s colleague Jacob Monty, the Managing Partner with Monty & Ramirez LLP. Monty & Ramirez LLP, a minority-owned law firm in Houston, TX, maintains a full-service…

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White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Ceremony

Melissa was honored to attend the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Ceremony in Houston in September 2015 with a number of Hispanic Business Leaders and colleagues from various leadership organizations. September 2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics…

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The Entrepreneur’s Corner – Be Your Own PR Firm

As an Entrepreneur one of our primary concerns is to keep costs down and increase revenue.  But to increase revenue does NOT mean we have to put all of our money into marketing our firm and hiring the best PR firm out there.  Mark Cuban sums it…

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The Entrepreneur’s Corner – 5 Things that Happy People Often Do

Being happy is behind every single human goal, objective, mission and wish to achieve that “something.” It has never truly been defined concisely, but everyone seems to aim for it. The achievement of happiness, the quest for happiness, the search for happiness. The U.S. Declaration of Independence…

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Tax Withholding Applied to Foreign Parters of a Partnership Depends on Income Classification

  When a U.S. Partnership is formed and has one or several foreign individual partners who do not live in the United States, the income of such partnership to the partners must be assessed as to its nature to the partners in order to determine the amount of tax withholding…

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IRS Responds to Taxpayer Expectations for More Online Services

In response to the ever-increasing number of taxpayers wanting online services, the IRS continues to develop online tools to interact with the taxpayers online, Commissioner John Koskinen said on April 2. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Koskinen added that adequate funding is critical for…

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Ways and Means Approves Tax Extender Bills Without Revenue Offsets

A divided House Ways and Means Committee approved six bipartisan tax bills on April 29. The tax incentive measures, popularly known as tax extenders because they often lapse and are restored by Congress, were taken from a comprehensive tax reform package introduced by Committee Chairman Dave Camp,…

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Non-Profit Organizations Will Now Be able To File a 2 Page Streamlined Application for Tax-Exempt Status

The IRS plans to implement Form 1023-EZ, a Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, during the summer of 2014. According to the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division (TE/GE), about 60 to 70 percent of applications for Code…

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Do Unregulated Tax Preparers put Taxpayers at Risk?

Did you know that nearly 80 million taxpayers use paid tax preparers, but 60% of those preparers are not regulated by the IRS?  The reason for this is because the agency is only allowed to impose requirements on tax attorneys, enrolled agents, and Certified Public Accountants? The Government Accountability…

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