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San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: FAQ: Are employer-provided meals deduction/income?

Every year the IRS publishes a list of projects that are currently on its agenda. For example, the IRS may indicate through this list that it is working on a new set of procedures relating to claiming business expenses. The new 2014–2015 IRS Priority Guidance Plan, just released this September, has indicated that IRS is […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on October 22, 2014

San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: How Do I? Compute depreciation conventions at year-end?

Under the modified accelerated cost recovery system (MACRS) (which is more commonly known as depreciation), a half-year timing (i.e., averaging) convention generally applies to the depreciation deduction for most assets during anytime within the year in which they are purchased. That is, whether you purchase a business asset in January or in December, it’s treated […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on October 22, 2014

San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: Retirement plan participants can allocate pre-tax and after-tax amounts among multiple distributions

The IRS is giving retirement plan participants greater flexibility to allocate pre-tax and after-tax amounts among plan distributions made to multiple destinations, such as eligible retirement plans, traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and the participant. The new rules in Notice 2014-54 allow participants to treat the distributions as a single distribution, and to minimize the tax […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on October 22, 2014

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International Tax Accountant San Francisco Service Page Updated, Announces Safe Harbor LLP

Safe Harbor LLP, a top San Francisco accounting firm for international tax issues, is proud to announce upgrades to its website information on international tax issues. Serving California clients with complex international tax and accounting needs, the CPA firm has experienced strong demand for its service due to growing international exposure in the San Francisco […]

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 30, 2014

Tax Service Near Me: Using Google to Find the Best San Francisco Tax Service

Hey Google, ‘Where’s a Tax Service Near Me?’ Hey Siri, ‘What’s the best tax service in San Francisco?‘ San Francisco is a city of tech, and that means it’s a city of iPhones and Android phones, and people Googling to find the ‘best tax service,’ and the ‘best tax service near me.’ We’re not kidding.  […]

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 25, 2014

San Francisco’s Top Tax Service, Safe Harbor LLP Release Informative November Newsletter

Safe Harbor LLP (, a top San Francisco CPA firm and tax service, has published their informative November tax tips newsletter for San Francisco individuals and businesses. “As we come to the fourth quarter, our attention increasingly focuses on end of year tax planning for our Bay Area clients,” explained Chun Wong, CPA, managing partner at […]

Filed in CPA Blog by on October 25, 2014