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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What the $1.9 Trillion Biden Stimulus Plan Means for Small Business

January 18, 2021 | Bookkeeping Services

Main Street businesses hold their breath at every administration transition, and this one is no different. Business owners in Indianapolis, IN, wonder what the Biden stimulus plan means for small businesses. This article includes an overview of what the plan entails, how it could impact small businesses, and the likelihood of its passing.  Edgewater CPA Group is available to help small businesses navigate the pending bill, along with other bookkeeping services. 

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Business Tax Preparation: 3 To-Do Items to Close Your Small Business

December 17, 2020 | Indiana

Many small businesses have been negatively impacted in 2020, and Indiana businesses are no exception. Edgewater CPA Group witnessed the closing of many longstanding Indiana businesses, such as the Butler-Tarkington hardware store owner who closed up shop after 43 years in business. Costumes by Margie closed after 50 years in business. Moreover, restaurants, hairdressers, and movie theaters have also been hit hard due to the pandemic. If your small business closed permanently this year, here are three things you need to do for your final business tax preparation.1. File Your Final Tax ReturnThe IRS requires final tax reporting, as does the Indiana Department of Revenue, along with the satisfaction of tax debt upon the close of your business. The tax and reporting requirements can be cumbersome, and mistakes can be costly. Here are the final tax return requirements for your business tax preparation.Sole proprietors. File a final Schedule C. Note: Schedule C … Continued

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5 Ways to Effectively Manage Remote Workers

November 10, 2020 | Carmel

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way America works. Companies that never would have dreamed of making remote work part of their model are changing their tune. In June of 2020, over 40% of workers were working remotely, and many have continued since then. Working remotely has its pros and cons, especially for companies new to the practice. At Edgewater CPA, we get it – and we’re happy to provide tools, like payroll management, that will make your life easier as a manager. What’s more, here are a few tips on managing your newly remote workforce. 

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Tax Tips for Reporting E-Currencies

October 15, 2020 | Cryptocurrency

Virtual currencies, also called cryptocurrencies or e-currencies, might be relatively new to the world of finance, but they are becoming more common. Bitcoin, for example, is being accepted by retailers as payment and used to pay employees. Some people are holding virtual currencies as capital assets. Regardless of how you use e-currencies, they may be subject to taxation by the IRS. If you are exploring cryptocurrencies, now would be a good time to talk to the team at Edgewater CPA Group about how you can plan for your 2020 taxes. 

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3 Sales Tax Mistakes for Small Businesses to Avoid

September 11, 2020 | Fort Wayne

For small businesses, paying sales tax on goods they sell is a simple concept. But with constantly evolving federal and state legislation, keeping track of all the changes can be challenging. That’s why our clients appreciate the services they get in tax preparation from Edgewater CPA Group. We know it’s a difficult task for small businesses owners to manage. Here are a few roadblocks you should be aware of in making sure your small business is compliant with paying sales tax.  

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