BHT&D Certified Public Accountants Blog

7 End Of The Year Tax Planning Tips

Posted by Daniel Crawford on Sat, Dec 19, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

With the end of the year quickly approaching and the holiday stretching our free time thin, it is a great idea to squeeze in a little bit of tax planning to help yourself out before 2016.

Read More

Tags: IRS, Individual Tax Return, Tax Planning, Business Tax, Minimize Taxes, Tax Return

What New 2014 Tax Forms Will I See Related to the Affordable Care Act?

Posted by Dwayne Houghton on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

There are several new forms that have been issued by the IRS related to reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act.

Read More

Tags: Individual Tax Return, Tax Planning, Premium Tax Credit, Affordable Care Act

Will Itemizing On My Tax Return Give Me A Larger Deduction?

Posted by Andrew Seiler on Thu, Dec 18, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Questions about itemized deductions are common with taxpayers. During the preparation of personal tax returns, I often receive one or both of two common questions:

Read More

Tags: Automobile Expense Tax Deductions, Itemizing Deductions, Individual Tax Return, Tax Planning, Tax Deductions, Home Office Tax Deduction, Tax Deductible Travel Expenses, Donation to Charity, Minimize Taxes

How Will Getting Married Affect My Personal Tax Return?

Posted by Candice Harig on Fri, Nov 21, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

From a tax planning perspective, should I get married before the end of 2014 or wait until 2015?

Read More

Tags: Individual Tax Return, Tax Planning, Tax Provisions

Tax Planning Now Could Reduce Your Tax Liability.

Posted by Dwayne Houghton on Tue, Oct 14, 2014 @ 08:54 AM

Tax planning this fall could mean more money in your pocket at April 15th.

Read More

Tags: Individual Tax Return, Tax Planning, Tax Deductions, Retirement Plan, Business Tax, Tax Return, Farm Taxes

Tax Considerations When Planning a Charitable Donation

Posted by Joe Turnes on Thu, Sep 18, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

At BHT&D CPAs, we get many questions regarding charitable donations throughout the year.  Here are a few things to consider as you make your donations:

Read More

Tags: Tax Planning, Tax Deductions, Donation to Charity, Charitable Deductions

How Farmers Can Minimize 2014 Taxes

Posted by Joe Turnes on Thu, May 15, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

If you are a farmer and paid quite a bit of tax last month on April 15, you may be asking, "What can I do to minimize my 2014 taxes?"

Read More

Tags: Agriculture, Tax Planning, Minimize Taxes, Farm Taxes

Tax Planning Ideas for Your Schedule C (Sole Proprietor) Business

Posted by Joe Turnes on Tue, Nov 12, 2013 @ 11:36 AM

A tax planning question we often hear is: "I have a Schedule C business I report directly on my individual Form 1040.  As I approach the end of the year, what are some tax planning ideas to save income taxes for 2013?" Let's answer that question.

Read More

Tags: Tax Planning, Sole Proprietor Taxes