August 21, 2018
According to new rules from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, meals and entertainment tax-deductible expenses for businesses have undergone considerable reform. Because the explanations of new deduction guidelines can be confusing, we’ve created this brief outline for you. A visit with your accounting professional to ensure your Chart of Accounts is correct may also be beneficial.
Keep expense details specific with coinciding receipts. Your bookkeeper will be grateful!
Remember, we are here to help, so contact our office any time for further explanation on new meals and entertainment rules.
This tax season is an important one for many business owners because it’s the first that will be impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). How big of an impact is dependent on your unique situation. We’ve compiled this short list of provisions that may affect the business community:
According to Forbes.com, Super Bowl viewers traditionally load up on millions of pounds of less-than-healthy foods during the big game—including ribs, pulled pork, tortilla chips, nuts, popcorn and bacon—all washed down with beer (the Super Bowl beverage of choice). If you are trying to stick to your New Year’s resolution to eat better, consider a few healthy substitutes for the traditional Super Bowl eats:
When you work an 8-5, there’s a lot of time spent in the office with your head down. Rarely do you have time to chat with coworkers and reminisce about your weekend or discuss what fun things you and your family have coming up. There’s simply no time for this in many workplaces, and it’s especially true for those who work in the Tax/Accounting Industry. In December you’re planning Year-End strategies, and January-April, you’re hitting the ground running with tax season. This is why it’s important to take time out of the office as a group.