Tax Implications for Married Couples with Student Loans

Student loans have become a necessary aspect of earning a college degree for millions of students and graduates. For the last several years, college costs have continued a steady climb, leading to a need to rely heavily on borrowing to cover expenses. Student loans can be easy to get, evidenced by the more than 44 […]

New Tax Withholding Estimator

The IRS just released the new Tax Withholding Estimator that is intended to replace the old Withholding Calculator. The new Tax Withholding Estimator includes user-friendly features that is tailored to help retirees quickly and easily calculate the correct amount of tax that should be taken from their pension payments and Social Security benefits. The new […]

Understanding The Student Loan Interest Tax Deduction

Taxes are an inevitable part of everyone’s financial life, and they are often one of the more confusing topics to understand. The tax code is complex, consisting of many rules and guidelines for what’s taxable, what’s not, and what can be used to help reduce tax liabilities each year. However, it is essential to recognize […]

How To Adjust Tax Withholding In Light of The New Tax Law

Last week Gurian CPA was mentioned in an article in HuffPost, “How To Update Your Tax Withholding And Avoid A Surprise Tax Bill Next Year”. The information provided will help you understand how to adjust your tax withholding in light of the new tax law. Now that you’ve received your first tax return after the […]

Tax Scams To Be On The Lookout For

Receiving contact from the IRS can be enough to make your heart drop but being contacted from someone claiming to be from the IRS and falling into a tax scam can sometimes be even worse. The sad thing is that tax scams can happen any time of the year and not just around the tax […]

6 Tax Refund Myths

As tax season comes to a close it’s important to understand and debunk the tax myths that are focused around tax refunds. There are many myths that are focused around your tax refund and it’s always best to consult with your local CPA to understand tax laws and better prepare yourself to avoid penalties and […]

How To Survive An Audit

Getting news from the IRS that you’ve been selected for an audit can be extremely worrisome and overwhelming, even if you believe that you haven’t done anything wrong. When getting a notice from the IRS regarding an audit it is most likely not for a return that you’ve just filed. Generally the IRS has three […]

Love and Taxes

About 10 percent of people in the United States that are currently married said it all began with a Valentine’s day proposal. The vast majority of taxes collected by the IRS each year comes from married couples. Love and taxes go hand in hand, so if you’re a newly married couple or are planning on […]

Standard Mileage Rates For 2019

The IRS has issued the standard mileage rates for 2019. Do keep in mind since the new Tax Cuts & Job Act (TCJA) there have been changes to claiming certain travel and moving expenses. Starting January 1st , 2019 the standard mileage rate for the use of a car, pickup, panel truck or van are […]

Important Tax Deadlines For 2019

Instead of scrambling when tax season rolls around, trying to figure out and gather all of your required tax forms that must be filed, be prepared and keep your eye on upcoming tax deadlines for the 2019 tax season. Gurian CPA has provided all the important tax deadlines for 2019 to keep you informed for […]