Certain Veterans are entitled to receive a credit or refund

In July 2018 the IRS announced that certain veterans who received disability severance payments after January 17, 1991 and included that payment as income should file an amended return (Form 1040X) to claim the credit or refund. This is due to the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016. Most veterans received a one-time lump […]

The “kiddie tax” hurts families more than ever

Years ago, Congress enacted the “kiddie tax” rules to prevent parents and grandparents in high tax brackets from shifting income (especially from investments) to children in lower tax brackets. And while the tax caused some families pain in the past, it has gotten worse today. That’s because the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made […]

Take a closer look at home office deductions

Working from home has its perks. Not only can you skip the commute, but you also might be eligible to deduct home office expenses on your tax return. Deductions for these expenses can save you a bundle, if you meet the tax law qualifications. Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, employees can no longer […]

Does the Marriage Penalty Still Exist?

Sandy Furuya, star and president of Wamhoff Accounting Services, tells you everything you need to know about the marriage penalty. Does is it still exist? How should you file? Wamhoff is here to answer your tax questions and concerns.

Why Individuals Should Practice Good Record Keeping

Wamhoff Accounting helps tax payers like yourself, tax plan for the future! What records should you keep? What’s the best way to track your records? Find out more about these topics in the video below, and let us know your tax questions by contacting us.

The “nanny tax” must be paid for more than just nannies

You may have heard of the “nanny tax.” But even if you don’t employ a nanny, it may apply to you. Hiring a housekeeper, gardener or other household employee (who isn’t an independent contractor) may make you liable for federal income and other taxes. You may also have state tax obligations. If you employ a […]