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Congratulations to Jon Clydesdale

2017-01-03 By Paul Muret in Blog

Jon was selected as a 2017 OSCPA Trailblazer.

2017 tax filing season begins Jan. 23, Returns due April 18

2017-01-03 By Paul Muret, CPA in Blog

2017 tax filing season begins Jan. 23, Returns due April 18

New 1099 Reporting Rules

2017-01-03 By Paul Muret, CPA in Blog

In order to try to prevent refund fraud, the IRS has change the deadline for the filing of 1099 MISC to 1/31/2017. That is at least a full month earlier than prior years.

2013 Tax Organizers are Ready!

2014-01-20 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet January is the time for many to get organized and this also means getting financial records and accounting files together to make room for 2014 and to gather your information for your 2013 tax return filing. The question is what do you need to keep and what can be discarded? Just what records do

Business Tax Services by Muret CPA, PLLC

2013-02-07 By Admin in BUSINESS TAX SERVICES BY MURET CPA, PLLC

Tweet We assist small business owners in today’s complicated world of tax, payroll and banking requirements. Business services that we provide include, but are not limited to the following. Be sure to see our Tax Organizers available on our website. Also, if you have any questions or need something not listed, please contact us to

Muret CPA Spotlight – Paul Muret, CPA, MBA

2013-02-01 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Paul Muret’s credential just may surprise you. I had the great pleasure to do a little research on Paul in preparation for this article and there’s nothing like talking with clients, friends and family to give you a perspective on the man that built MURET CPA, PLLC. Let’s start with what you are

Individual Tax Services by Muret CPA, PLLC

2013-01-30 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet As a Tulsa CPA, we assist individuals in taking all possible tax deductions in order to lessen their tax burden. Additionally, we can help you with your estate and retirement planning and complex closely held business transitions, acquisitions, or divestitures. Individual services that we provide include, but are not limited to the following.

The Nanny Tax

2013-01-25 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Many families have gone to great lengths to interview, select and train a domestic employee but are then left wondering just what tax and accounting requirements are required next. They simply do not understand the Social Security tax rules for employers of domestic workers, the “Nanny Tax.” We will explain what your obligations are

Employment Tax Withholding and Deposit Requirements

2013-01-24 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Understand your Company’s federal employment tax withholding obligations. Employees Subject to Tax In general, an employer is required to withhold Social Security and income taxes with respect to each wage payment that the employer makes to an employee. The employer must also make Social Security and unemployment tax payments with respect to wages paid

The extra 0.9%

2013-01-22 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet As you may know, the health care reform legislation increases the employee portion of the Medicare component of FICA taxes for wages received after December 31, 2012, by an additional 0.9% of FICA wages in excess of certain threshold amounts, based on the employee’s tax filing status. This tax is referred to as the

Are you ready to file? Take a look at our 2012 Tax Organizers

2013-01-17 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet January is the time for many to get organized and this also means getting financial records and accounting files together to make room for 2013. The question is what do you need to keep and what can be discarded? Just what records do you need this year to file? Muret CPA has put together

How long do you keep your Tax Records?

2013-01-16 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Filing your taxes isn’t just a once-a-year endeavor. Maintaining good records throughout the year and disposing of old ones when appropriate – not only provides you with greater confidence now when you prepare your tax return, but it also provides you with documentation you may need down the road. Lucky number six. One of the

2012 AMERICAN TAXPAYER RELIEF ACT – Part 3 Child & Education

2013-01-10 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet SPECIAL REPORT President Signs Eleventh-Hour Agreement To Avert Fiscal Cliff The 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act answers many questions and raises others, this is a comprehensive and complicated bill. This post is Part 3 of 3 this week as we take a closer look at a few of the key points in this

2012 AMERICAN TAXPAYER RELIEF ACT – Part 2 AMT & Federal Estate, Gift and GST Taxes

2013-01-10 By Sheckenkemper in Business

Tweet SPECIAL REPORT President Signs Eleventh-Hour Agreement To Avert Fiscal Cliff The 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act answers many questions and raises others, this is a comprehensive and complicated bill. This post is Part 2 of 3 this week as we take a closer look at a few of the key points in this

2012 AMERICAN TAXPAYER RELIEF ACT – Part 1 Individual Income Tax Rates

2013-01-09 By Sheckenkemper in Business

Tweet SPECIAL REPORT President Signs Eleventh-Hour Agreement To Avert Fiscal Cliff The 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act answers many questions and raises others, this is a comprehensive and complicated bill. This post is Part 1 of 3 this week as we take a closer look at a few of the key points in this

Entrepreneur Start-Up Series: Part 3 – Ending a Partnership

2013-01-04 By Sheckenkemper in Business

Tweet Are your partnership days numbered? For many new start-ups, shifting partnerships are quite common. How and when you or one or more or your partners choose to end the relationship can have distinctly different tax consequences. Before you sign an agreement, consider the following: Distribution of interest. Classification and taxing varies, depending on the amount

Entrepreneur Start-Up Series: Part 2 – Accounting Methods

2013-01-02 By Sheckenkemper in Business

Tweet Whether you’re looking to select an accounting method for a new business or reviewing your options for an existing business, the accounting method you choose to report your income and expenses affects more than just your tax return. In fact, the term “accounting method” not only includes the overall method of accounting you use

Entrepreneur Start-Up Series: Part 2 – Accounting Methods

2013-01-02 By Sheckenkemper in Business

Tweet Whether you’re looking to select an accounting method for a new business or reviewing your options for an existing business, the accounting method you choose to report your income and expenses affects more than just your tax return. In fact, the term “accounting method” not only includes the overall method of accounting you use

Tired of the Payroll Hassle??

2012-12-30 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet You went into business to do that business, not spend time working on payroll. Of course, the time it takes to do payroll is necessary, but wouldn’t it be better if you could focus on your company and let someone else do the payroll? Watch our video on payroll processing, Click Here! When you

Entrepreneur Start-Up Series: Part 1 – Choice of Tax Year

2012-12-27 By Sheckenkemper in Business

Tweet The beginning of the new year often brings a rush of new business start-ups, along with that accounting and tax questions are often some of the most confusing for new business owners. This is the first in a series of common questions and guides for any new start-up. You are welcome to share this

Employer Provided Health Insurance – Tax Deductions & Exclusions

2012-12-20 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Are you considering whether to incorporate your sole-proprietorship and provide health insurance to your employees and you have questions concerning the deductibility of health benefits? In general, amounts received by an employee for personal injuries or sickness through accident and health insurance are taxable if those amounts are paid by the employer or are attributable to employer contributions not included in the employee’s gross income.

Health Care Reforms — Individual Income Tax Consequences

2012-12-19 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet As you know, beginning in 2014, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as amended by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and other laws, collectively the Affordable Care Act, requires individuals to pay a penalty if they do not obtain health insurance that is “minimum essential coverage” for themselves and

Tax Advantages of Qualified Plans for Business Owners Under Health Care Reform

2012-12-18 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

December 18, 2012 By Sheckenkemper in Blog // 0 Comment Tweet This week I will be sharing several posts related to Health Care and specifically focusing on the Health Care Reform Act and what it means to you from a tax & accounting perspective. In light of the enactment of new taxes on the investment income and wages of highly compensated employees to pay for

Why Your Will Should Be a Top New Years Resolution

2012-12-14 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Estate planners tell us that nearly 70% of Americans die without a will. It’s important to realize that a will is a gift you leave your family or loved ones. It is a gift because it makes the management of your estate very clear and light-years easier. If you don’t have a will, the state will decide

Do you have a plan for your Charitable Giving?

2012-12-13 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Tulsa is known and recognized for the long standing generosity and active charitable giving throughout the year with December as the most visible and active time of year. In fact, Philanthropy.com has indexed cities throughout the US and Oklahoma has proudly demonstrated a consistent and generous philanthropic commitment and specifically one Tulsa zip code

2012 / 2013 Estate & Gift Planning

2012-12-11 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Today we continue our series on year-end tax planning with a focus on the estate and gift tax perspective. Below, we discuss making gifts to children and grandchildren during 2012 and 2013 without incurring any gift tax. Many of these techniques also will reduce your overall income tax burden. Paul Muret was honored to

2012 Year End Tax Planning for Individuals

2012-12-07 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet As 2012 draws to a close, there is still time to reduce your 2012 tax bill and plan ahead for 2013. Review of just a few of the potential tax-saving opportunities for you to consider As a general reminder, there are several ways in which you can file an income tax return: married filing

2012 Payroll Tax Cut Extension Act

2012-12-06 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet Congress agreed to leave a little more money in your pocket and less in the government’s. Earlier this year in February 22, 2012, President Obama signed into law an extension of the payroll tax cut. As of March 1, 2012, and extending through December 31, 2012, your FICA payroll taxes will continue to be

2012 Year-End Tax Planning for Businesses

2012-12-04 By Sheckenkemper in Blog

Tweet As 2012 draws to a close, there is still time to reduce your 2012 tax bill and plan ahead for 2013, highlights several potential tax-saving opportunities for business Deferring Income to 2013 Deferring income to the next taxable year is a time-honored year-end plan. If you expect your AGI to be higher in 2012

Federal and Oklahoma Tax Deadlines Approaching

2012-08-02 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet September 15 and October 15 are drop dead dates for getting your returns filed if they are on an extension. September 15th is the deadline if you have a corporate, LLC or partnership return that was extended earlier in the year. It is very costly to file S-corp and/or partnership returns late, the penalty

Efiling Live for 2011 Tax Returns

2012-01-17 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet Today, January 17, 2012, is the first day that you can efile your 2011 tax returns. Call us today to schedule your appointment to get your return prepared. With offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, Muret CPA prepares tax returns for Individuals, Corporations, LLC’s, Trusts and other entities. Our CPA professionals have many years experience

2011 Tax Organizers Available Now

2012-01-02 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet 2011 Tax Organizers from Muret CPA are now available for download on www.muretcpa.com, they are located under about us, downloads, or click here. Muret CPA, PLLC is a full service accounting firm providing tax preparation and planning, financial audits and assurance services, business consulting and more. With offices in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, we

New Filing Requirement for Oklahoma Based Businesses

2011-08-23 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet Effective this year all Oklahoma corporations, sole proprietorships, partnerships, and LLC’s must file an Oklahoma Business Activity Tax Return. These returns are due to the Oklahoma Tax Commission by September 15, 2011. If you need your Business Activity Tax Return completed, please contact us today. Tweet

Small Business Retirement Plans

2011-06-10 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet One of the biggest tax deductions a business owner can get is to make contributions to a retirement plan. With the proper plan setup you could contribute up to $49,000 to your retirement plan in 2011 which reduces your taxable income by that amount and if your in the highest tax brackets, that is

Expanded 1099 Repeal Signed into Law

2011-04-28 By pmurent in Blog

Tweet On April 14, President Barack Obama signed legislation repealing the expanded 1099 reporting requirements that were enacted last year. The bill was overwhelmingly approved by the House and Senate. The AICPA had advocated strongly for repeal of both provisions and as one of the only organizations advocating against the rental property requirement was a

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