Year-End Tax Pointers From a Pro

Chris Wilcox is the tax partner at JJW, a leading financial consulting company focused on serving the business community in Las Vegas and the surrounding area.

LAS VEGAS – Relatively new changes in tax law that went into effect in 2013 will again cause many taxpayers to lose certain itemized deductions. But some simple steps can help Nevadans ensure they get the best possible deductions. For example, people who itemize on their form 1040 will lose itemized deductions for medical expenses… [More…]

Jeffrey F. Barr, Esq.: Ashcraft & Barr | LLP

Meet Jeffrey F. Barr, Esq., Partner of Ashcraft & Barr | LLP

Partner Las Vegas http://ashcraftbarr.com/ If you could be remembered for one thing, what would it be? I would like to be remembered as a gregarious and caring husband, father and lawyer who served his family, friends and community with enthusiasm and joy. What business advice would you give someone just starting in your industry? Be humble. Be… [More…]

Muckel Anderson CPAs Hires New Associates

(Reno, Nevada) – Muckel Anderson CPAs, a full-service tax, audit and financial services firm, is pleased to announce the addition of three new associates to its team of accounting professionals. Courtney R. Bradley, Elodia Herrera and Danny Luu bring experience and energy to their roles focusing on client returns, audit work and providing a reliable… [More…]

Delayed Debt Restructuring Exerts Downward Pressure on Nevada Commercial Real Estate: Tenant-in-Common Properties Generate Drag

Despite slightly improving economic conditions, Nevada’s commercial real estate market continues to face downward pressure as a result of poorly underwritten and grossly overleveraged legacy deals from 2005 to 2007, which are now coming to maturity. This same scenario is playing out in virtually every region across the country. According to data service provider Trepp… [More…]

Do you have foreign asset disclosure requirements?

Before quickly answering no, consider the following requirements and penalties.  The dollar penalties for not reporting are very significant and can go as far as being criminal.  The following items are not meant to be all inclusive. The first item is the Form TD F 90-22.1 “Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts”.  This form… [More…]