Dec 20
Bruton, Nissen and Schellberg - Small Business Tax Specialists in Bellingham. Use our Tax Organizer to help get yourself ready.

2018 Tax Deduction Finder – (aka Tax Organizer)

To get ready for your tax appointment, we use tax organizers to help us identify missing tax deductions and get you more organized before your appointment. We update the tax organizer annually to make sure you are compliant with the latest tax law changes. The 2018 individual tax organizer is... read more →
Dec 19
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2019 Standard Mileage Rates Announced

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) computes standard mileage rates for business, medical and moving each year, based on a number of factors, to determine the standard mileage rates for the following year.  As it does annually around the end of the year, the IRS has announced the 2019 optional standard... read more →
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Tax Deadlines | Let Bruton, Nissen and Schellberg, Best Tax Firm in Bellingham help you out.

Tax Deadlines For Filing 1099-Misc, 1099-Div, 1099-Int And 1099-R

Here’s a handy infographic covering essential tax deadlines for filing 1099-Misc, 1099-DIV, 1099-INT and 1099-R. You should start preparing your 1099 processing as early as possible. These are hard tax deadlines. We included state 1099-MISC NEC tax deadlines as well. If we can help you with your tax deadlines, please... read more →
Dec 01
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Holiday Gifts With Tax Benefits

Some holiday gifts you give to members of your family, employees and others may also yield tax benefits for you. Here are some examples:  Electric Car Credit – If you purchase an electric car as a holiday gift for your spouse or even yourself, you will find that most come with... read more →
Nov 29
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When To Claim A Disaster Loss

Tax reform eliminated the deduction for casualty losses, but retained a deduction for losses within a disaster area. With the devastating wild fires in the west, and horrific hurricanes and flooding in the southeast and eastern seaboard we have had a number of presidentially declared disaster areas this year. If... read more →
Oct 12
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Tax Reform Dealt Teachers A Raw Deal

It is quite common for teachers to spend their own money on classroom supplies – so common, in fact, that a few years back, Congress created a special deduction that allowed teachers to deduct up to $250 above-the-line for classroom supplies. “Above-the-line” means the deduction can be claimed whether or... read more →
Oct 11
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Year-End Individual Strategies: Bunching

Year-end is rapidly approaching and you only have a limited time to utilize tax-saving strategies. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 substantially increased the standard deduction and made changes that affect itemized deductions. Learn all about bunching.