How to avoid IRS trouble

How to Avoid IRS Trouble

The thought of IRS trouble, “red flags” and audits are enough to worry any business owner.  In this podcast, we talk about how to avoid

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Family Business Radio, Episode 47

Family Business Ideas

Family business owners Olivia and Carmen Amyette, Infinity Energy Advisors, and Gary Massey, owner of Massey and Company CPA were the guests on this episode

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Solar Energy Tax Credit

Solar Tax Credits

The United States and much of the world is turning from fossil fuels to alternative forms of energy.  According to an August, 2023 article in

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cancellation of debt and tax rules

Cancellation of Debt

Cancellation of debt refers to a debt being cancelled, forgiven or discharged for less than the full amount of the debt.  The portion of the

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Taxes and immigration

Immigration and Taxes

The Connection Between Immigration and Taxes Immigration and taxes have a lot to do with each other.  In fact, taxation and immigration go hand in

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Georgia sales tax

Georgia Sales Tax

How The Georgia Sales Tax Affects Your Business Sales tax is an important part of doing business in Georgia.  Sales tax impacts retailers in the

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GA non-profits exempt from sales tax

Georgia Sales Tax Exemption

Are 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organizations Exempt from Sales Tax in Georgia? Sales tax is an important part of doing business in Georgia. The Georgia sales tax

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Cloud accounting software

Cloud Accounting Software

Selecting Accounting Software: Which is Right for Your Small Business? Guest post written by Radhika Patke Introduction: Understanding the Benefits of Cloud Accounting Software Cloud

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1031 Exchange

1031 Qualified Intermediary

Section 1031 Exchange for Real Estate Investors – The Basics During a 1031 exchange, the IRS requires the use of a Qualified Intermediary (QI). The

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Hobbies and IRS Hobby Loss Rules

Hobby Loss Rules: What to Do?

Hobby Loss Rules:  Can You Deduct Hobby Expenses in 2023? Business losses are deductible.  Hobby losses are not deductible.  So the key question is:  what

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Taxes and Selling a Home

Taxes When Selling a Home

Tax Considerations When Selling a Home Many people move during the summer.   We see this in our CPA practice every year.  Taxpayers who are selling

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Quarterly Taxes

Atlanta CPA Tip: Quarterly Taxes

Atlanta CPA Reminds about Quarterly Taxes Small business owners, investors and independent contractors who are required to pay quarterly taxes to the IRS should consider

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Gavel and books

IRS Appeals Process

The IRS Appeals Process for collections began in 1998 with the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act.  As a result of this law, taxpayers were no

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Past Due Tax Returns

Millions of people across the United States do not file tax returns under the mistaken belief that it is best not to file a tax

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Stacking coins

ProfitSense Podcast

Family Owned Businesses In this inspiring episode of 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘧𝘪𝘵𝘚𝘦𝘯𝘴𝘦 with Bill McDermott, Gary Massey, CPA discusses the story of his firm and how a little

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Tax Debts: Post-Covid Update

In response to the economic fallout from COVID-19, the IRS suspended attempts to collect back taxes through liens, levies, seizures and other methods. We have

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IRS Tax Relief in 2021

IRS Payment Plans, Tax Liens, Tax Transcripts and More:  Navigating the Tax Relief Maze. IRS tax relief includes more than just resolving back taxes.  It

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Gavel and books

Challenging a Tax Bill

6 Ways that Work When Challenging a Tax Bill An incorrect tax bill is fairly common because of the IRS reliance on automated systems.  According

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Stacking coins

Tax Returns Not Filed?

A significant percentage of that number constitutes taxpayers who have not filed tax returns for multiple years. The IRS is beginning an initiative to target

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Innocent Spouse Relief

What is “Innocent Spouse Relief?” Married couples usually file a joint tax return.  They do this because joint tax returns generally offer greater tax benefits. 

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IRS Offer-in-Compromise

Making a Deal with the IRS. We assist clients of our Atlanta CPA firm with the IRS Offer-in-Compromise program.  An Offer-in-Compromise means that the IRS

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tax evasion

Penalties for Tax Evasion

A Real-Life Example of Tax Evasion. As a result of an IRS criminal investigation, a Shreveport, Louisiana business owner was sentenced on September 29, 2020. 

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Tax Evasion: Recent Case

Tax evasion is squarely in the sites of IRS auditors and the IRS criminal investigation division, especially as it relates to cash-based businesses.  Tax evasion

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Who Does the IRS Audit?

The IRS Audit and the receipt of IRS notices seem to be becoming more and more prevalent among Atlanta taxpayers. The IRS regularly examines third

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Hiring family members can be a great planning strategy for any small business. It allows the family and the business to save money on taxes. 

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Massey and Company CPA

Based in Atlanta and Chicago, Massey and Company CPA specializes in tax and accounting matters of small businesses, entrepreneurs, and their families.
We do everything related to tax return preparation and tax planning, as well as accounting and bookkeeping for small businesses using QuickBooks Online.
In addition, we represent taxpayers before the IRS, keeping taxpayers out of tax trouble. We negotiate with the IRS and the state, so you do not have to.
We know the tax issues. We know our way around the IRS. We know QuickBooks. And we know how to help you save taxes and keep more of your hard-earned profits.

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