Newsletter Archive

If you thought 2015 tax season was bad, IRS says 2016 to be worse! - July 23, 2015

It’s always nice to get encouraging news about how swell everything at IRS! © CPA Trendlines 2015 If You Thought Tax Season 2015 Was Bad… …The IRS says 2016 could be even worse. By CPA Trendlines The 2015 filing season was akin to a Tale of Two Cities, according to the IRS’s own watchdog. “For […]


Employment Law Update: Massachusetts’ Sick Leave Law What Massachusetts Employers Need to Know About the New Earned Sick Time Law The Earned Sick Time ballot question recently approved by Massachusetts voters impacts all Massachusetts employers.  Effective July 1, 2015, the new law entitles employees in Massachusetts to earn and use sick time in accordance with certain […]

Additional recent developments that may affect your 2014 tax return - January 12, 2015

January 12, 2015 Additional recent developments that may affect your 2014 tax return Dear Client: The following is a summary of the most important tax developments that have occurred in the past three months that may affect you, your family, your investments, and your livelihood. Please call us for more information about any of these […]

DECEMBER, 2014 TAX UPDATE - December 23, 2014

Dear Client:   I wrote this newsletter to update you on a few important matters including: Scam alert IRS and audit enforcement Tax bill “extenders” finally passed ! Office alerts I. Scam alert! Scam Reports have surged this year! IRS warns that people pretending to be IRS or police officials are calling taxpayers demanding immediate […]

2013 Last MInute Tax Planning Ideas - December 11, 2013

LAST MINUTE TAX PLANNING IDEAS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESS All corporate and partnership clients are strongly encouraged to get the business info for the year ended 12/31/13 in early January so we can start the work and stay ahead of curve! Contact the office anytime if you have any questions. December 2013 Dear Client: Year-end […]

2013 September Tax Information Update - September 6, 2013

September 6, 2013 Dear Client: I wrote this newsletter to update you on a few important matters including: Firm changes Scam alert! Due dates-important Tax updates-including new rules for same sex couples/DOMA Tax planning and new/additional taxes! IRS audits and projects; Massachusetts DOR audits Billing options available from us 1. Firm changes • We have […]

2013 January Tax Information Update - January 21, 2013

January 21, 2013 Dear Client: Below I have outlined a summary of recent tax legislation. Feel free to bring any questions with you when you have an appointment, or email the office! I also hope everyone has had the opportunity to register and look at our new online portal system. Just a reminder that this […]

2012 November/December Tax Update - November 28, 2012

November 28, 2012 Dear Client: Year-end planning is a greater challenge this year than in past years. Unless the President and Congress work together, we will roll right off the “Fiscal Cliff” that I am sure you have read or heard about. But while we all hear calls for bipartisanship, the president and his spokesmen […]

November, 2012-2013 Tax Information - November 2, 2012

November, 2012 Dear Client: For your convenience and information, I have a included below a pdf link to the firm website page that explains the tax side of the new health care bill. These taxes are among many new taxes effective January 01, 2013. I remind everyone that all of the new taxes are […]

2012 Summer office and tax update - June 6, 2012

SUMMER 2012 OFFICE AND TAX UPDATE June 06, 2012 New features from our office for your convenience Many of you already know that we had to do a major upgrade to our US tax and software system this tax season. This state of the art system has enabled us to add some new features via […]

2011 December - December 10, 2011

Dec, 2011 Newsletter Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of our clients! Its still 2011 but the phones are ringing daily with 2012 tax season appointments filling up so please be sure to call early to ensure you get your preferred time slot and day. Remember that we offer Gift Certificates in any […]

2011 Summer Updates - August 2, 2011

June, 2011 Newsletter Hello everyone and happy summer! A few things have happened since tax season: President Obama has signed the law that removes the new 1099 filing requirement I spoke of in earlier newsletters. This law would have been a burden on small business, forcing everyone to 1099 Staples, Home Depot, etc. Now, the […]

Introduction - November 10, 2010

November, 2010 Dear Clients and Friends: Thank you for signing up to my newsletter service. I launched this due to the quick changing tax laws that I wanted to share with all of you. There are many things coming in the near future that you should be aware of. Some of these changes you will […]

2010 Individual – New Health Care Law Changes - November 6, 2010

Dear Individual Tax Client, I’m writing to give you a brief overview of the key tax changes affecting individuals in the recently enacted health reform legislation. Please call our offices for details of how the new changes may affect your specific situation. Individual mandate. The new law contains an “individual mandate”—a requirement that U.S. citizens […]

2010 Year End Tax Planning - November 1, 2010

Dear Client: The midterm elections have changed the Congressional landscape, with Republicans winning control of the House of Representatives and picking up seats in the Senate. Even so, it’s still to early to know exactly how this will affect open tax issues for 2010 and 2011. Specifically, when the “lame-duck” Congress returns this month, it […]

2010 – Business – New Health Care Law Changes - October 30, 2010

Dear Business Client: For owners of small businesses and their workers, the recently enacted health reform legislation has some key provisions to pay attention to. The major ones include: tax credits; excise taxes; and penalties. But whether a business will be affected by them depends on a variety of factors, such as the number of […]