Accounting and Tax Services for Small Businesses and Individuals in the Des Moines, Iowa Area and Beyond
This is an excerpt from a presentation I give to entrepreneurs who are trying to get businesses off the ground. ----- One of the biggest areas of discussion when I give this presentation is over the subject of employees vs. independent contractors. Let’s define some terms first: this discussion is about people you pay for work they do for your [...]
The Dinesen Tax Times
Iowans who receive pension income from the military can exclude that income from taxation on their Iowa tax return. Does Coast Guard pay count toward this? Yes.
S-corporation reasonable compensation is one of the most misunderstood concepts in tax law. And that's saying something, considering how mind-numbing U.S. tax laws are.
I'm always confused when an unethical client bothers seeking out the help of a licensed professional.
Today I want to answer a basic question: it’s almost always better for married couples to file as married filing separately instead of married filing jointly on their Iowa return. Why?
Iowa Taxes: Married Filing Separately on Combined Return vs. Married Filing Separately on Separate Returns
Iowa tax law throws unique wrinkles at taxpayers when it comes to filing options for married couples.