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.
Which is better - deducting the standard mileage rate or actual expenses?
With the fluctuating cost of gas, it might be a good idea to revisit which tax deduction is the most beneficial - claiming 54.5 cents per mile (2018) or your actual vehicle expenses. Claiming the standard mileage rate is easier. All you have to do is keep track of your business miles and multiply them by the current rate. In addition to the standard mileage rate, you may also deduct the costs for parking and tolls. Plus, if you are self-employed, you can deduct the interest paid on your car loan.Read more ...
|Instead of deducting the actual expenses for the business use of your vehicle, opt for the standard mileage rate. In 2016, you can deduct 54 cents for each business mile you drive.|
Don't miss out on deductions you are allowed to take
Unreimbursed employee business expenses are allowed as a miscellaneous itemized deduction provided they exceed two percent of your adjusted gross income when combined with all your other miscellaneous expenses.
|Are you planning on making any substantial gifts? Talk to your tax preparer first. Gifts with values exceeding $14,000 must be reported to the IRS.|