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The 1040 tax return was first used way back in 1913. Back then, the base tax rate that everyone paid on income up to $50,000 was 1%. If your net income was $75,000, then all the income over $50,000 was taxed at 2%. Taxes went...

Accountants – like Tampa tax specialist Brian Sanders – aren’t exactly the kind of workers that the founders of the Labor Day had in mind. The first time the holiday was celebrated, way back in 1882, it was the members of the Central Labor Union...

You don’t need to consult a consultant: every business in Tampa is essential the people who own that business and the people who work there. Unfortunately – or fortunately, depending on how you look at it, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has a different...

If you have a small business in Tampa and your business consultant has not advised you to apply for Paycheck Protection Program loan, we urge you to look into the program yourself. To determine if a PPP loan is in the future of your small...

You probably don’t need a CPA like Tampa Accountant Brian Sanders of Walter S. Sanders & Associates to explain why you might want to consider putting your household on a budget. The novel coronavirus pandemic has led to record-levels of unemployment as well as the...

Dogs are a warm ray of sunshine for many people during these difficult times – including the tax specialists in our Tampa accounting firm. They are not only great companions, they are also a great source of motivation to get out there and walk (if...

The team here at the Tampa CPA firm of Walter S. Anderson & Associates, we appreciate all the wonderful arts organizations in Tampa, from Tampa Museum of Art to the Tampa Bay History Center. Of course during the Covid-19 pandemic, all the museums have had...

The term “CPA” stands for Certified Public Accountant. Certified Public Accountant is an accounting qualification granted by the US government (State Board of Accountancy) to individuals who fulfill certain education and experience requirement as a public accountant. The CPA title is one of the most...

What is an Enrolled Agent? An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service...

Proposed qualified opportunity zone regulations issued on October 29, 2018 ( REG-115420-18) and May 1, 2019 ( REG-120186-18) under Code Sec. 1400Z-2 have been finalized with modifications. The regulations. which were issued in a 550 page document, are comprehensive. The regulations address issued related to all aspects of the gain...