Monthly Archives: June 2014

Tax Obligations for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad

U.S. citizens and resident aliens, including those with dual citizenship who have lived or worked abroad during all or part of 2013, may have a U.S. tax liability and a filing requirement in 2014. The filing deadline is Monday, June 16, 2014, for U.S. citizens and resident aliens living overseas, or serving in the military [...]

What are my new business startup costs?

Before you launch a new venture, you should take the time to estimate the total capital that will be needed. Startup costs are divided into two main categories: one-time startup costs and recurring monthly expenses. Depending on when you expect to receive payments for your goods and services, it may be wise to begin with [...]

Did You Overpay On Your Taxes? Discover Your Own Refund Potential, its FREE!

You do not have to walk away from all that money I’ve been a CPA since 1985. Through good bookkeeping, smart tax planning and meticulous tax prep, I’ve always helped my clients pay the absolute minimum in taxes. In 2003, an opportunity opened for me to do even more: the IRS issued new regulations allowing [...]

Emil Estafanous, CPA Receives 2014 Best of Norwalk Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Emil Estafanous, CPA Receives 2014 Best of Norwalk Award Norwalk Award Program Honors the Achievement NORWALK June 11, 2014 -- Emil Estafanous, CPA has been selected for the 2014 Best of Norwalk Award in the Payroll Preparation Services category by the Norwalk Award Program. Each year, the Norwalk Award Program [...]

What are your chances of being audited by the IRS?

General Information Only a small percentage of all the individual tax returns filed each year will be audited. The selection process is done largely by computer models. These were designed by looking at millions of tax returns and developing "norms." If your tax return has numbers that fall very much outside these norms, your chances [...]

Avoid a Tax Surprise: Check Federal Tax Withholding

Some people are surprised to learn they're due a large federal income tax refund when they file their taxes. Others are surprised that they owe more taxes than they expected. If this has happened to you, then it's time to check your federal tax withholding or payments. Here are some tips to help you bring [...]

9 Facts to Know if You Receive an IRS Letter

The IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Many of these letters and notices can be easily dealt with without having to call or visit an IRS office. Here are nine things you should know about if you receive a notice or letter from the IRS. 1. There [...]

9 Facts to Know if You Receive an IRS Letter

The IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Many of these letters and notices can be easily dealt with without having to call or visit an IRS office. Here are nine things you should know about if you receive a notice or letter from the IRS. 1. There [...]

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons