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January 18, 2022

Our goal is to make tax time simpler, more efficient, and less stressful for you. We wanted to remind you of your options in case you are not able to or do not feel comfortable enough to come into one of our two physical offices. If that is the case, below are a few options to get…

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How to Scan Tax Documents for Digital Submission

December 10, 2021

Let’s face it, tax season requires clients and accountants to share large amounts of data – mostly in the form of paper documents. Since the onset of COVID, our team has adjusted the way we share and collect tax documents.    Dropping off an envelope full of tax documents to your accountant is becoming more of…

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Your Income Tax Return Checklist for 2021

November 10, 2021

Everything You Need to Prepare for Taxes Did you know that approximately one third of Americans delay tax preparation each year? Many say that the task is too time-consuming and can be stressful. You can speed up the process and decrease stress by getting a jump-start on gathering the information and documentation you need to…

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Business Tax Planning for 2021

October 19, 2021

Business owners wear several hats a day. They have to design their services, market themselves, manage a small team, handle salaries and payments, and much more. So, it’s no surprise that when it comes around to doing your corporate taxes, you might find yourself overwhelmed. To remain in good standing with your state and avoid…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Program Guidelines

April 21, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, the Small Business Association (SBA) released the Restaurant Revitalization Fund’s highly-awaited program guidelines. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) is part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) which became law on March 11, 2021 and appropriated $28.6 billion for the SBA to award to eligible restaurants, bars and similar businesses who…

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Tax and Financial Planning Tips: Marriage and Divorce

February 15, 2021

A wedding is an exciting milestone, but it is also a big financial turning point for couples. Whether it is a first marriage or two families blending, these unions have major tax consequences. Ending a marriage by divorce is also significant for your tax situation. To start off right, here are some tax tips to…

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New tax laws that affect businesses

January 5, 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the CAA, 2021), signed into law on December 27, 2020, is a further legislative response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The CAA, 2021 include–along with spending and other non-tax provisions and tax provisions primarily affecting individuals–the numerous business tax provisions briefly summarized below. The provisions are found in two of…

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What does the additional 2020 Stimulus Check mean for you?

January 5, 2021

You’ve probably heard that IRS will be making millions of ”economic impact payments” (also called ”recovery rebates”) in the near future to help people stay afloat during this time of economic uncertainty related to the COVID-19 crisis. These payments are in addition to the $1,200 payments ($2,400 for married couples) issued earlier in 2020. Here’s…

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2020 COVID relief bill provisions affecting individual taxpayers

January 5, 2021

Here is an overview of key provisions in the recent COVID relief legislation that affect individuals. The legislation is the COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020 (the “Act” or COVIDTRA) and the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 (TCDTR), both of which are part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. RECOVERY REBATE/ECONOMIC…

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SME CPAs Announces Our Strategic Partnership With Avantax Planning Partners.

November 20, 2020

At SME, we have the privilege of being one of the oldest and largest accounting firms in the greater Augusta region. We are proud to say we’ve built trust through tradition; we are incredibly passionate about helping our clients and community; and we take a team approach to your financial security and peace of mind.…

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