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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...

The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) ( P.L. 111-148) individual mandate is unconstitutional because it can no longer be read as a tax, and there is no other constitutional provision that justifies this exercise of...

Every year when tax season rolls around and it’s time for all of us to start thinking about our 1040s, the tax specialists at Tampa’s Walter S. Sanders & Associates start hearing stories of tax scams.  “Now with tax season upon us, individuals and groups will...

On December 20, President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan, year-end government spending and tax package, just hours before federal funding was set to expire. Trump's signature on the over 2,000-page spending package avoided a government shutdown. Year-End Tax Package The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, (HR 1865),...