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Last Chance to Claim a 2013 Refund

According to the IRS, nearly one million taxpayers who failed to file a return for 2013 are in danger of losing refunds.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 04.04.17


Name Mismatch?

If you or a dependent had a name change in 2016, notify the Social Security Administration (SSA) before you file your tax return with the IRS.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 03.01.17


That’s taxable?

Taxable or not taxable? The taxability of income, gifts, or services you receive might surprise you. Read more.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 03.01.17


Investment Diversification with a Tax Focus

You might not be used to thinking of your investments in terms of taxable, tax-deferred, and tax-free. Learn why you might want to. Read more.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 03.01.17


Get to Know Kelly Landwehr

Describe your role at Weber O’Brien: 

I am an Audit Senior Manager. I am responsible for planning and managing audit and assurance services engagements.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 03.01.17


2017 Section 179 Deduction

In 2017, businesses can expense up to $510,000 of qualified new or used business equipment purchases, with a $2,030,000 annual purchase limit. In addition, new equipment purchased in 2017 may qualify for 50% bonus depreciation. This rate drops to 40% in 2018, so plan your purchasing accordingly.

Read full post  |  Posted by R. David O’Brien on 02.02.17


Manage Business Insurance Costs

Liability, property, vehicles, directors, officers, employees – you can buy an insurance policy for many of the risks your business faces.

Read full post  |  Posted by R. David O’Brien on 02.01.17


Get to Know Stephanie Weisenberger

Describe your role at Weber O’Brien: 

I am a member of the tax department.  I prepare and review individual and business returns.  I also assist with training and recruiting interns and new staff.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 02.01.17


NATIONAL OUTLOOK - January 2017

Data on the full year of construction will not be available until February but it’s apparent from what we know of the first 11 months that some trends have slowed or reversed in 2016 and among economists, there are the first signs of recession on the horizon for 2018.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 01.26.17


WHATS IT COST – January 2017

Five years of steady expansion for the construction industry have yielded a labor market and supply and demand for building products that are pushing inflation higher. That’s the conclusion that can be drawn by the recent months’ readings on producer prices and completed costs of construction.

Read full post  |  Posted by on 01.26.17


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