Ask an Accountant: What is Use Tax?

I file a Sales & Use Tax every month based on my taxable sales. I never remit Use Tax. What is it? Generally, Use Tax is due on out-of-state purchases of goods or services that would have been subject to sales tax had they been purchased New Jersey on which either...
Plan Now for New Due Dates

Plan Now for New Due Dates

While due dates for individual income tax returns, Form 1040, and estimated tax payments will remain the same, there are new requirements that affect individuals. One of the most important new deadlines for individuals is the April 15 deadline to file the FinCen 114,...
Thinking of Making an IRA  Contribution for 2016?

Thinking of Making an IRA Contribution for 2016?

There are many types of IRAs. This article will discuss Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs and non-deductible IRAs, available to individuals (or a spouse of an individual) with earned income or collecting alimony. The first criterion to consider is your age. If you are over...
Business Health Checkup: Current Ratio

Business Health Checkup: Current Ratio

Periodically we will highlight a ratio or benchmark and demonstrate how you can use it to better understand your business The disclaimer: Benchmarks and ratios, blindly applied, can be dangerous. Benchmarks can be useful in understanding areas to investigate, but it’s...