Rob Shaff of Colton & Associates, PC

The importance and benefits of establishing an LLC can be completely overshadowed by the negligence of not making the correct entity taxation election. This article is focused on assisting you in making the correct election. more

May 9, 2016 8:47 PM People and Business

Choosing the proper business entity type is a critical and significant business decision that can have major implications on the business. Rob Shaff breaks down the options in this 2 part series. more

Apr 18, 2016 9:05 PM General Ledger 2 Comments

Forewarned is forearmed. Be on the watch for this year's tax fraud schemes. Rob Shaff, IA's resident tax author reveals two of the newest cons that scam artists will attempt to rip you off while making you think it's the IRS doing it. more

Mar 15, 2015 7:57 PM Tax and Practice Management

With the 2014 tax filing season in full swing, what are some of the things that have change regarding your taxes. Contributor Rob Shaff has defined them as 'the good, the bad, and the hideous.' more

Feb 8, 2015 3:44 PM Tax and Practice Management 3 Comments

Perhaps the single most coveted deduction favored by small business owners is the Section 179 deduction. Congress has acted, but unless the U.S. Senate acts, Section 179 deductions will max out at $25,000 in lieu of $500,000 for 2014 tax returns. more

Jun 29, 2014 6:24 PM Tax and Practice Management 1 Comments

With the ever-increasing popularity of LLCs, understanding what Guaranteed Payments are, how they affect an LLC return, how they affect an individual return, and how to account for them is vital for tax preparers. more

Jan 26, 2014 8:00 PM Tax and Practice Management 3 Comments

IRS Targeting Many Small Businesses Receiving 1099-K Forms

Almost 20,000 small business owners have received letters from the IRS questioning if they are reporting all of their cash income.... more

Aug 12, 2013 10:06 PM From The Editor 1 Comments

The recent repeal of portions of the Defense of Marriage Act have positive and negative tax consequences for LGBT couples. more

Aug 8, 2013 12:19 AM Tax and Practice Management 1 Comments

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