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RAPID CHANGES AHEAD

I plan to use more electronic communications to keep my clients and the friends of my CPA Firm informed. Things on the Tax, Financial and Legal front are changing more rapidly than ever.

Health Care Reform will fundamentally reshape the country and will impact how we all manage our financial and tax lives; Health Care Reform is only the tip of the iceberg. There are fundamental changes in our economy that need discussing.

 
 
 

Steve Richardson, CPA

Business Tax Provisions in Coronavirus Relief Package

Mon, Mar 30, 2020

Newsletter from Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants October 21, 2019 To Our Clients and Friends: As promised, I’m reading as fast as I can.  This letter deals with the business tax relief measures in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. Employee retention credit for employers A major concern of congress is … Continue reading Business Tax Provisi...

The CARES Act and Covid-19

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

  Newsletter from Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants March 27, 2020 Dear Friends and Clients: Essential Services The City of Tuscaloosa and Mayor Maddox consider CPA Firms to be ‘essential services’.  CPAs will play an important role in the efficient distribution of Covid-19 economic benefits.  Our clients need us; we are here for … Continue reading The CARE...

Credit Card Fraud

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

Newsletter from Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants March 24, 2020 Credit Card Fraud To Our Clients and Friends: Credit Card Fraud? I’m not talking about when a thief steals your credit card information to make bogus purchases. That credit card fraud is obvious and, by now, most of us know how to deal … Continue reading Credit Card Fraud →...

Lying is, generally speaking, a bad idea

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Newsletter from Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants February 24, 2020 Lying is, generally speaking, a bad idea To our clients and friends, He should have known better! To our clients and friends, Recently a law professor at the University of Minnesota was convicted of lying to the IRS. The judge said, Ed Adams … Continue reading Lying is, generally speaking, a bad...

The Growing Hunger for Authenticity

Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Newsletter from Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants December 18, 2019 The Growing Hunger for Authenticity To Our Clients and Friends: Truth, accuracy and accountability A Pew Research report issued in 2019 included an article headlined as, “Americans’ struggle with truth, accuracy and accountability.” It’s no surprise. We live in an age of “fake … Continue reading...

IT IS IMPORTANT TO FOLLOW GOOD PROFESSIONAL ADVICE!

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Newsletter from Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants October 21, 2019 To Our Clients and Friends: Stubborn-Super-Steve! Much to my physician’s consternation, I’m not an “outstanding patient”. I’m well now, but I’ve been sick for ten hard days. My Physician told me that if I didn’t rest, I would “relapse”. Frankly, I didn’t believe … Continue reading IT IS IMPORTANT...

The Kirkwood Letter

Wed, Oct 02, 2019

The Kirkwood Letter Newsletter from Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants September 30, 2019 The Kirkwood Letter With permission and for fun reasons, I am titling this letter the “Kirkwood” letter in honor of a client couple that showed good initiative in including me in a family discussion about investment options related to modest … Continue reading The Kirkwood L...

QBI Tax Planning Summary

Tue, May 21, 2019

Steve Richardson & Company, Certified Public Accountants QBI Tax Planning Summary May 21, 2019 To Our Clients and Friends: This past tax season was a bit more challenging than most for several reasons. Congress initiated a massive tax overhaul that caused a number of unexpected changes in tax practice. The IRS was ‘out of work’ … Continue reading QBI Tax Planning Summary →...

How to fight back against Medical Insurance and Big Pharma!

Tue, Jan 22, 2019

To Our Clients and Friends: For a variety of reasons both personal, financial and political, medical insurance companies and Big Pharm are not on my happy list.  On a good day, I find them annoying.  On a bad day, I find them … very annoying! In this short article, I am going to deal with … Continue reading How to fight back against Medical Insurance and Big Pharma! →...

Employee Parking and the Rumored Tax on Churches!

Fri, Aug 10, 2018

Employee Parking and the Rumored Tax on Churches! The Rumored Tax on Churched (and other non-profits) for employee parking! I’m getting a large number of inquiries from churches and other Section 501(c)(3) organizations about the new tax on employee parking and other transportation fringe benefits. The Tax on Employee Parking: Yes; it’s true, there is … Continue reading Employee Parking a...