Everyone dreams of paying no taxes (or claiming a significant sum of cash in the form of deductions), but filing taxes is rarely as enjoyable as Christmas. That becomes especially true when an IRS agent comes knocking at your door and accuses you of tax evasion. Listed below are a few techniques that you can use to avoid key IRS audit triggers with 007-esque stealth.
While winter may be a bit of a down season for landscapers in terms of physical work but, that doesn’t mean it has to be entirely unproductive. It’s tax season which means you’re probably working together with your office manager or your accountant to make sure your taxes are filed correctly. Regardless of who does your taxes, it is still a relatively painful process but, there are ways to alleviate some of the financial stress associated with filing. Listed below are some of our money-saving small business tips for landscapers that you can use this tax season.
The old adage “work hard, play hard,” rang true last Wednesday, when the team from DeFreitas and Minsky LLP and a number of local professionals got together at The Paramount Theater in Huntington. Our evening of networking began in the theater’s Founder’s Room, which has a historical speakeasy feel, and is decorated with 1920’s accoutrement. After a guided tour of the theater, we made our way from the Founder’s Room to the Sky Bar, and ultimately to the VIP lounge, where we watched The Fray put on an incredible performance!
As we’ve blogged previously about the 2013 ALS Walk, our own Emanuel DeFreitas has a personal stake in the fight to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. His sister has been diagnosed with this debilitating disease, and the entire family at DeFreitas and Minsky Certified Public Accountants got together to raise money and walk in her honor.