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Clients Receipt Management

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Simple, easy and efficient receipt management Managing your receipts can be a tough task. Trying to keep track of all those important business expenses and receipts can be a nightmare: pockets overflow, wallets become crammed with them and inevitably, many are lost. If you are claiming back expenses then this can...
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Why Fisher CPA Firm clients love the new App

Why Fisher CPA Firm clients love the new App
The Brand new App from Fisher CPA Firm It’s now 4 weeks since Fisher CPA Firm launched the new iPhone and Android App. Since then, clients and contacts have downloaded it across Houston. The App has generated some fantastic feedback from users enjoying its many features for free. It’s also helped...
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How to Deduct Travel Expenses

How to Deduct Travel Expenses
When it comes to travel expenses related to your business, the IRS allows you to deduct two types: local and “away from home”. Local You can deduct local transportation expenses incurred for business purposes such as the cost of getting from one location to another via public transportation, rental car, or...
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Accountants in Houston Launch Powerful App | Fisher CPA Firm Accountants in Houston

Accountants in Houston Launch Powerful App | Fisher CPA Firm Accountants in Houston
The Brand new App from Fisher CPA Firm As a Fisher CPA Firm we are constantly looking for ways we can improve the service we offer our customers and we are proud to announce the launch of our brand new Fisher CPA Firm App. It’s completely free of charge and it’s...
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Fisher CPA Firm Mobile App Is Now Available For Download

Fisher CPA Firm Mobile App Is Now Available For Download
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The all new Fisher CPA Firm Mobile App is now available for download at both Google Play & the Apple App Store. Simple search "Fisher CPA Firm" and download the app for free! The app is packed full of resources to help you run your business more efficiently.  Some of the...
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IRS Changes Filing Deadlines for W-2 and 1099

IRS Changes Filing Deadlines for W-2 and 1099
This year some changes will be made to filing deadlines for IRS Form W-2 and some types of Form 1099. The changes are the result of The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 signed by President Obama. If you’re an employer, you’re probably accustomed to a January 31...
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IRS Changes Filing Deadlines for W-2 & 1099 Forms

IRS Changes Filing Deadlines for W-2 & 1099 Forms
Fisher CPA Firm has years of experience in Tax, Accounting, Bookeeping and is located in The Woodlands, TX   This year some changes will be made to filing deadlines for IRS Form W-2 and some types of 1099. The changes are the result of The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH)...
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Tax Freedom Day 2014 - Houston Small Business CPA

Tax Freedom Day 2014 - Houston Small Business CPA
If you saved every dollar you earned (before taxes) starting on January 1, on what day would you have enough money to cover your federal, state and local taxes? While each individual scenario is unique, the Tax Foundation, a tax research organization located in Washington, D.C. calculates the day American citizens...
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Tax Filing Season Delay Deja Vu - Houston Tax CPA

Tax Filing Season Delay Deja Vu - Houston Tax CPA
As some of you may remember, the 2013 filing season was delayed because of the expiration of the Bush Tax cuts and passage of the American Taxpayer Relief Act. This meant individuals could not file until the end of January or late February for some returns. Of course, returns still had...
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The New All-American Family

The New All-American Family
The "All-American family" has changed a lot over the past 30 years. Family dynamics and structures have changed from the traditional married couple with 2.5 kids to single parents, step-parents, unmarried couples with children and two dads/two moms. Families are more diverse today than ever before... and the federal government now...
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"Taxgiving" Day Extended to April 17th

"Taxgiving" Day Extended to April 17th

The IRS is giving us all a couple of extra days to get our returns or extensions filed. This year the Tax Day deadline has been extended to April17th, 2 days later than the usual date of April 15th. This deadline is only changed if April 15th:

  • Falls on a Sunday
  • Falls on D.C.'s Emancipation Day
  • During a presidentially-declared disaster such as Hurricane Katrina.

Well, this year it is 2 of the 3. The 15th falls on a Sunday and Monday, the 16th, is Emancipation Day for the District of Columbia. The District of Columbia holidays are treated like federal holidays - postponing our annual Tax Day until Tuesday, April 17th.

What is D.C.'s Emancipation Day?

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