If you're looking for excellent service and a people-friendly approach, then you've come to the right place. At Don Brooks & Associates Inc, our ultimate goal is to serve you and make your experience a pleasant one, and our team will stop at nothing to ensure that you come away more than satisfied.
We offer complete bookkeeping services for small businesses.
Monthly, quarterly and year-end Balance Sheets and Profit & Loss Statements are prepared accurately and timely for a broad range of small business clients.
We offer several types of Life Insurance products and Annuities.
Tax returns and filing instructions have been prepared for 1000's of individual clients each year.
A variety of small business tax returns are prepared each year.
Understanding the rules
Many taxpayers are required to maintain a certain personal appearance or wear special clothing for work. However, not all your purchases for work-related attire or personal grooming reap a tax deduction. If you are required to wear a uniform or other special clothing that has the name of your employer or some other logo on it, that cost is deductible as a miscellaneous itemized deduction.
|Truck drivers and other employees who are subject to the Department of Transportation's "hours of service" rules are allowed to deduct 80 percent of their meals in 2016. In lieu of using actual expenses for meals and incidental expenses, you can deduct the federal rate of $63 per day.|
Are scholarships taxable?
Many college students receive scholarships or fellowships to help pay for their education. If you are in college and received a scholarship or fellowship grant, there are a few key points to keep in mind. Qualified scholarships and fellowships are treated as tax-free and not included in taxable income if all of the following conditions are met:
|If you paid qualifying tuition and related expenses in 2016, you may be able to deduct up to $4,000 of the costs or qualify for a tax credit.|