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San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: How Do I? Apply the Pease limitation

Higher-income individuals whose adjusted gross income (AGI) exceeds specified thresholds must reduce their itemized deductions that are otherwise allowed on their return. This reduction in itemized deductions did not apply to tax years 2010-2012, but has been reinstated, beginning in 2013. The provision does not apply to estates and trusts. Under the Pease limitation (named […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on November 21, 2014

San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: IRS releases 2015 inflation adjustments to retirement-related amounts; SSA publishes 2015 wage base

The IRS recently issued a long list of cost of living adjustments (COLAs) for various Tax Code provisions related to retirement savings. These COLAs are for the 2015 tax year and are dependent upon the CPI-U index average from September 2013 through August 2014. The Tax Code requires that federal income tax brackets and certain […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on November 21, 2014

San Francisco Tax Preparation / CPA: November 2014 tax compliance calendar

As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar summarizes important tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of November 2014. November 5 Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment taxes for payroll dates October 29-31 […]

Filed in CCH NEWS FEED by on November 21, 2014

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Being San Francisco’s Top Corporate Tax Service: Our Goal

Being the best is our goal, as it should be yours. Life is too short to settle for second-best, whether that’s in baseball (Go Giants!) or in Wine (Go Napa!), or in bridges (Go Golden Gate!). And so it goes for corporate tax services. Being in San Francisco, we benefit from a very lively local […]

Filed in CPA Blog by on January 30, 2015

San Francisco Tax Service, Safe Harbor LLP Announces Plans for Tax Preparation Season 2015

Safe Harbor LLP, San Francisco’s top-rated tax service, is proud to announce preparations for tax season, 2015, for both corporations and individuals. The firm is known as being the friendliest boutique CPA firm in the city, with a strong focus on business tax issues and international tax issues. “We look forward to tax season every […]

Filed in CPA Blog by on January 29, 2015

Cross-Border Tax Returns: Canada and USA Tax Preparation by Safe Harbor LLP

Canada, oh Canada!  California, oh California! We in San Francisco are in one of the most international cities on earth, and we get plenty of overseas visitors, residents, and immigrants. California remains, after all, the land of opportunity. Being on the West Coast, we also get our fair share of Canadians who come to the […]

Filed in CPA Blog by on January 26, 2015