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For years, Perkins, Lund, Collar and Associates, PLLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses.

Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

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Travel and Entertainment Expenses and Recordkeeping

If you're reporting travel and entertainment (T&E) expenses on your tax return and you're audited, there's a good chance an agent will take a hard look at those items. Often the challenge won't be whether the expense was appropriate for the business, but whether your records meet the letter of the law. And the IRS and courts take a strict position on recordkeeping — miss one element and the deduction is most likely to be disallowed. The Basics The rules for travel recordkeeping are … [Read More...]

7 Tax-Savvy Ways to Give to Charity

Charitable giving is on the rise. And the momentum is expected to continue, given the natural disasters and human tragedies that have happened in recent months. Last year, charitable donations reached an all-time high of approximately $373.25 billion, according to Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2015. This report is published jointly by the Giving USA Foundation, a public-service initiative of The Giving Institute and the Indiana University Lilly Family School … [Read More...]

Converting an Unincorporated Business Into an S Corp

The federal self-employment (SE) tax just keeps going higher and higher. If you've reached the breaking point, there may be a way to tame the SE tax beast by converting your existing unincorporated small business into an S corporation. How to Evaluate the Option If you're a self-employed individual - meaning a sole proprietor, partner, or LLC member - you have to pay the SE tax on your net SE income. The SE tax has two parts: 1. The 12.4 percent Social Security tax. Social Security tax is … [Read More...]

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