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Working Women: An Interview with Andrea Burke

Saville’s very own Andrea Burke was interviewed by Katherine Lewis of USA Today magazine for a piece on restarting your career. Like many women, Andrea went from being a C-P-A to a M-O-M. Coming back into the workforce after twenty-years can be rather intimidating. Especially with rapid technology changes, social networking phenomenon, and common lingo […]

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But There’s Been A Mistake!

Last I checked, all accounting professionals are human. That makes us prone to making mistakes. Not to mention, the sheer volume of numbers that are involved, the various team members working on accounts, the high volume of clients, etc. etc. etc. It’s a miracle that we make as few mistakes as we do. And, this […]

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Coffee With Virginia

What generally happens over coffee? YOU GET TO KNOW SOMEONE • YOU DEVELOP RELATIONSHIPS YOU BRAINSTORM • YOU LEARN NEW THINGS Saville, Dodgen & Company wants to get reacquainted with you. Our goal is for you to be fully informed of our services, our people and their areas of expertise. Look for upcoming “coffee breaks” […]

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Tax Tips for Small Business Owners

Saville, Dodgen & Company would like to remind small-business owners about five tax regulations and credits that they should evaluate before the end of the year. 1. The Small Business Tax Credit. Certain small business owners who offer health coverage to employees can apply for the small-business tax credit to help offset the cost of […]

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2014 Optional Standard Mileage Rates

The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2014 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2014, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 56 cents per […]

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Discloser of Lead Partner on Audits

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has proposed for a second time the idea of requiring auditor reports to disclose the names of the lead partner on an audit engagement and some of the other individuals and firms who participated in audits of public companies, brokers and dealers. The amendments would require disclosure in the […]

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“Our Bad.”-IRS.

The Internal Revenue Service has admitted to mistakenly assessing penalties on businesses that had requested extensions on filing the Form 5500 for their employee retirement plans.     The IRS is telling its help center representatives to apologize remove the penalties when they are contacted about the error, acknowledging a timing problem in posting the […]

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Tax Breaks for Small Business Startups

Senators Robert Menendez, D-N.J. and Pat Toomey, R-Pa., have introduced bipartisan legislation to help entrepreneurs start and grow a small business and comply with complex tax rules. The Start Up Jobs and Innovation Act aims to make it easier for businesses to expand by permanently allowing companies to deduct the first $500,000 in equipment purchases.  […]

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Tax Planning Guide 2013

Planning & Preparing As a friend of Saville, we hope to provide you with helpful explanations of the current federal tax rules, tax tables, and worksheets you can use to make a preliminary estimate of your 2013 taxable income. Click here to see the 2013 Tax Planning Guide. As always, if you have any questions […]

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