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Tangible Property Repair vs. Improvement

Did you repair your business property or improve it? Repairs to tangible property, such as buildings, machinery, equipment or vehicles, can provide businesses a valuable current tax deduction — as long as the so-called repairs weren’t actually “improvements.” The costs of incidental repairs and maintenance can be immediately expensed and deducted on the current year’s […]

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Tax Cuts Jobs Act (TCJA) 2019 | Understanding the TCJA Limit on Interest Expense | Dalby Wendland & Co. | CPAs | Business Advisors | Grand Junction CO | Glenwood Springs CO | Montrose CO

Understanding the TCJA Limit on Interest Expense Deductions

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) introduced a variety of tax benefits for businesses, including  slashing corporate income tax rates, temporarily reducing individual rates, and it established a new 20% deduction for certain pass-through income. However, the TCJA also placed limits on several tax breaks, including the amount for the interest expense deduction. Small […]

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Michael Brooks Certified Public Accountant | Cost Segregation: A Tax-Saving Strategy | Dalby Wendland & Co. | CPAs & Business Advisors | Colorado

Cost Segregation: A Tax-Saving Strategy

Depreciation is a reduction in the value of an asset over time resulting from wear and tear, deterioration or obsolescence. The tax law acknowledges depreciation by allowing taxpayers to take deductions over a period of years. The number of years over which the property can be depreciated depends on the category into which it falls […]

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5 Ways to Manage Your Receivables

Collecting your accounts receivable (AR) in a timely manner can head off  multiple financial issues for your company, including poor cash flow and the inability to pay bills. Here are 5 ways to manage your your receivables for more timely collections: 1. Re-evaluate your invoices. Customers prefer bills that are clear, accurate and easy to […]

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4 Good KPIs for Midyear Checkup

We are halfway through the calendar year and it’s an opportune time for businesses to assess how things are going thus far. While sales may be up, there are some other good key performance indicators (KPIs) to analytically help you evaluate how well you’re doing. Here are four that can give you a solid snapshot […]

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Gregory M. Ward, CPA | Inventory Accounting Method Change Could Benefit Small Businesses | Dalby Wendland & Co. | CPAs | Business Advisors | Grand Junction CO | Glenwood Springs CO | Montrose CO

Inventory Accounting Method Change Could Benefit Small Businesses

Even with the new depreciation options and Qualified Business Income deduction available in the wake of recent tax reform, there are always circumstances where a taxpayer may require additional current year deductions. With the help of another element of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) taking effect in 2018, certain small businesses currently accounting […]

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Classifying Workers: Employee or Independent Contractor?

Many employers prefer to classify workers as independent contractors to lower costs, even if it means having less control over a worker’s day-to-day activities. However, the government is on the lookout for businesses that classify workers as independent contractors simply to reduce taxes or avoid their employee benefit obligations. Why it matters When your business […]

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