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5 tips to getting your healthy on this summer!

May 15, 2020

With more of us likely staying close to home this summer, why not plan to either start a healthy and regular workout schedule or enhance your current routine? It’s never too late in the year to get your healthy on, so we’ve compiled a short list of tips to get you moving.

 

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Is this the year for a staycation? How to kick back, relax and vacation at home

May 1, 2020

Summer is typically the time people start planning vacations—Disney World…cruises…the beach. This year, however, travel may not be in the cards. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice down time and fun with the family. Make this the year you plan a fantastic staycation! Here are some tips to make sure you can kick back, relax and have a memorable time with a vacation at home.

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Work-from-home best practices

April 15, 2020

The fact is that many of us are now working from home…and we’re not sure just how long this will be a necessity. With this in mind, we compiled a list of best practices to support a successful and secure work-from-home operation.

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How to minimize distractions while working from home

April 1, 2020

Working from home has increased in popularity over the past several years. But today, amidst the COVID-19 crisis, it’s not only popular, but required for many. Moving from a hustle-and-bustle professional workspace to a home office can be a major transition for many. To help you make the move successfully, here are a few tips to reduce distractions while working from home:

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Why file your tax return early? Lots of good reasons...

March 16, 2020

If April 15 always seems to sneak up on you, get out in front of this year’s tax deadline and file early. Here are a few top reasons why you should…

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What you need to know about changes to retirement and 529 plans

February 24, 2020

The new budget bill passed by Congress on December 20, 2019 impacted both retirement and college savings plans. While many are still waiting for further guidance from the IRS on several details of the bill, we compiled a short list of the major changes that may affect you.

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Smart tax tips for 2020

February 17, 2020

It’s that time of year when everyone can agree on one thing: Paying taxes is a drag. As we progress into a new tax season, follow these tips to help avoid a heavy tax burden this year: 

 

 

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5 tips for hosting magical meetings

February 3, 2020

Okay, so maybe not magical…but there are things you can do to rev up engagement in your meetings. After all, it’s likely that you spend at least 25 percent of your professional time in meetings, so why not put a little work into making them more appealing for all those involved. To get you started, give the following five tips a try:

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Set your career goals for 2020

January 15, 2020

There’s no better time to talk about goals than the start of a new year. And what better topic than your career? The following are a few tips to help you set reasonable and achievable goals this year:

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Financial resolutions for 2020…Get on a healthy track as the New Year kicks off

January 2, 2020

The New Year is the best time to take stock of your finances. So, as you begin the season of self-reflection and goal-making, take the time to review your spending and start making plans for a financially healthy 2020! Here are a few tips to get you started:

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A healthy twist on holiday dessert favorites

December 16, 2019

The holidays are all about spreading cheer…not calories and cavities. So, why not try a few dessert recipes that put a healthier spin on some holiday treat favorites. We offer a few tested (and delicious) recipe ideas for you here:

 

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Getting the Most Out of the Money You Give: #ColoradoGivesDay2016

Lee J Knoll

November 24, 2016

Regardless of how much money you make each year, the idea of stretching each dollar to get the most out of your money is a familiar concept. Sales promotions (such as the Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers that we will be bombarded with over the next several days), traditional mail-in rebates and coupons, as well as next generation discount vehicles such as Groupon are all common ways used...

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Capturing all those pesky receipts

Lee J Knoll

August 24, 2016

If you have not been paying attention, there is technology that will allow you to take a picture of a receipt on your phone, you code the expense item and it remembers it for next time.  The great thing about this is there is an app we use called Receipt Bank www.receipt-bank.com.  You can also email receipts in to your dedicated email...

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Due Dates Changed for some returns

Lee J. Knoll

August 21, 2015

Due dates for specific entities and return types were chanage in the short-term highway funding extension that was signed into law on July 31, 2015.

For partnershipr. returns, the new due date is March 15 for calendar year partnerships.  They will now have a sic month extension of time to file. due Septe Cmber 15th.

For C corporations the new due date is the 15th day of...

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Tid bits needed to know for 2014 and 2015 taxes

Lee J Knoll

January 5, 2015

*The naximum amount avilable to expense for equipment is $500,000 in 2014 and $25,000 in 2015.

*You can contribute to SEP for your employees and yourself until the later of the due date of the return or the extension deadline.

*The standard mileage rate for business in 2014 is .56 cents and for 2015 is .575 cents per mile.

*The new Colorado minimum wage that went into...

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Year End Planning

Lee J Knoll

November 21, 2014

It is that time of year to start planning for 2015 and make sure you can minimize your taxes for 2014.

A few things you can do is:

*Increase your retirement contributions

*Clean out your closets and just clean out your house and give items you no longer need or use to a good charity or your church.

*Meet with your trusted financial advisors including your tax...

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Tax Traps Related Health Insurance Marketplace

Lee J Knoll

November 14, 2014

If you are enrolled in insurance through the health insurance exchange, you need to be aware that you should report certain changes to the marketplace when they happen, such as changes to your income or family size as these affect your eligibility for and the amount of the advance premium tax credit(APTC). The APTC is used to reduce the amount you must pay for your monthly health insurance...

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Advantage of Real Time Collaborative Accounting

September 15, 2014

We just finished up preparing a return for a client that suddenly passed away and his QuickBooks file had not matched the tax return for several years. So when the wife first looked at the bank account it looked like the bank account was overdrawn. This also presented a problem as we had to figure out what was wrong and reconcile the bank account that had not been reconciled since...

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Online and Mobile Banking

June 17, 2014

When you are looking for a bank for business needs, not all banks are created equal. Some banks want to nickel and dime you to death. Some examples of what they want to charge you for are the following:

  1. Downloading your transactions into QuickBooks
  2. Making Deposits using their mobile app—up to .50 per check
  3. Monthly service charge on business...

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Beware IRS Scams

March 10, 2014

It’s that time of year again… As many of you are stressing about your taxes or celebrating a great refund there are many tax scams running rampant to take your money from you. Many of these scams using both email and phones calls appear to come straight from the IRS. In email scams they will use the IRS name and logos and even fake websites that appear very real.

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What’s Up With the Fish?

February 25, 2014

I am sure many of you saw our great logo redesign a while back, but you may have been left wondering... What’s up with the fish?

When we decided to redesign the logo we wanted something that would not only represent our business and our...

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Our New Website

January 14, 2014

Knoll & Company, P.C. is excited to announce the recent launch of our firm’s new website. We’ve been working very hard to enhance our website and give our firm a fresh look. We’ve also continued to research and identify the latest and greatest technologies to improve the services we provide and ensure we continue to meet your needs.

Take a moment to look around...

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