Can I Claim Tax Deductions for Remote Work? (Part One)

September 4, 2021 | Business Tax Strategy

Some people work remotely either as 1099 contractors or W-2 employees. Some self-employed individuals use part of their home as their office. Still, others work remotely due to pandemic restrictions. Can taxpayers claim tax deductions for remote work in each of these scenarios? Unfortunately, no. Edgewater CPA Group provides bookkeeping, tax preparation, and other financial services for individuals and businesses that share this question. For this reason, we review the subject in a two-part blog series.

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An Introduction to Crypto, NFTs, and Taxation

August 17, 2021 | Carmel

The Carmel Arts District attracts visitors from near and far. The Palladium, eateries, boutiques, and art dealers all call the area home. When it comes to art and music, creators can now tokenize their creations with non-fungible tokens (NFTs). At Edgewater CPA Group, we know crypto, NFTs, and taxation can be confusing. Fortunately, we offer expert advice to everyone from art dealers and purchasers to business owners and investors.

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Try Business Bundling for Accounting, Tax, and Payroll Services

August 3, 2021 | Bookkeeping Services

Businesses constantly search for ways to streamline processes and cut costs. Every business charges money for a product or service. This means they must also pay employees, report revenue, track expenses, and pay taxes. All of these tasks require expertise and time, which is why outsourcing them as a package makes sense. Fortunately, Edgewater CPA Group offers business bundling for accounting, tax, and payroll services (and more).

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Cryptocurrency Investments and Addressing Tax Risks

July 28, 2021 | Carmel

Investors and technology gurus remain excited about the world of cryptocurrency and other emergent technologies. While cryptocurrency provides an innovative, novel technological investment strategy, investors should remember that the IRS requires reporting and taxes. At Edgewater CPA Group, we encourage clients to have proper safeguards to earn a proper return and report the results. To that end, this post covers some of the misconceptions about cryptocurrency investments and how to mitigate their risk. 

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Why Investing in Hamilton County Suburban Cities Makes Sense

July 14, 2021 | Bookkeeping Services

Several Hamilton County cities enjoy top-rank placement as the best cities to live in the entire U.S. In fact, numerous publications, including Money.com and Wall Street Journal, repeatedly include our cities in their annual lists. Of course, you could argue that Carmel using tax incremental financing (TIF funds) to drive successful growth contributes to its ranking. Moreover, Carmel provides a successful model for other cities in the county, state, and country. In this post, Edgewater CPA Group reviews how TIF funds boost private investing in Hamilton County suburban cities.

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What Is Tax Reform’s Impact on Your Business?

June 17, 2021 | Carmel

The American Jobs Plan introduced by the Biden Administration, along with the accompanying Made in America Tax Plan, failed to achieve bipartisan agreement by Memorial Day. As a result, across-the-aisle talks continue in an effort to reach a consensus with regard to infrastructure spending and how to pay for it. Consequently, Edgewater CPA Group shares some of the proposals being discussed, so that you can understand the potential impact of these tax reforms on your business.

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Why Annual Strategic Financial Planning Makes Sense for Your Business

May 15, 2021 | Carmel

Do you remember that time you decided to lose 20 pounds and immediately accomplished your goal with no planning or forethought? No? That’s probably because you know that worthwhile accomplishments and successes only come from strategy, planning, and hard work. For businesses in Carmel and the surrounding area, an annual strategic financial planning session with Edgewater CPA Group can position you for success for the year ahead.

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Top 20 Reasons You Should Use a CPA: Part Two

April 15, 2021 | Carmel

At Edgewater CPA Group, we want our clients to focus on the things that matter most to them, such as family, business, and health. Why spend time worrying about tax laws and financials when you can use one of our experts to navigate them on your behalf? If you’re not convinced, we have compiled a list of 20 reasons you should use a CPA. Our last blog contained the first ten reasons, and this blog includes ten additional reasons. Let’s dive right in!

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Top 20 Reasons You Should Use a CPA: Part One

March 9, 2021 | Carmel

Whether or not to use a CPA isn’t always clear-cut. Believe it or not, the question gets asked frequently. At Edgewater CPA Group, we’re experts in accounting and finance. Throughout our time serving customers in the Evansville and Carmel areas, we’ve compiled a compelling list of reasons to hire a CPA. Here are the first ten (the next ten will be covered in the next blog).

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Cryptofraud: The Top 3 Examples and Case Studies

February 24, 2021 | Carmel

Cryptocurrencies are an elusive mythical creature for some, but for others, they are a viable investment strategy that carry a huge gains potential. For the latter, investors tend to assume the higher risk that goes along with the possibility of substantial returns. Fraud does not constitute a major component of risk assessment when it comes to most investments. However, Edgewater CPA Group wants you to know some cryptocurrencies are rife with fraud, and a new term has even been coined: cryptofraud. Here are the top three ways cryptofraud occurs.  

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