B & E Accounting & Tax CPA P.C.

We specialize in accounting, and tax services for the individual and small businesses.

Mission Statement:

With the challenges that small businesses are facing today weather you are a new business or an established business we take the time to get to know you and strive to provide you personalized services at affordable prices. We take a very proactive approach and make the client aware as situations arise, and we are there every step of the way. Specializing in:

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Reminder: Fourth Quarter Estimated Taxes Now Due - Now is the time to make your estimated tax payment 01/05/2024

Reminder: Q4 estimated tax payment is due Tuesday, January 16, 2023.

Reminder: Fourth Quarter Estimated Taxes Now Due - Now is the time to make your estimated tax payment Plan now to make your 4th quarter estimated tax payment.

Client Update Newsletter: January 2024 01/03/2024

Great tips to make your tax filing hassle free!

Client Update Newsletter: January 2024 A new year means filing your 2023 tax return is right around the corner! With tax documents such as W-2s and 1099s arriving soon in your inbox and mailbox, this month’s newsletter has some tips to help stay organized this tax season. This will help you file your tax return (and potentially get...

Great Tax Tips to Start the New Year - yes, really some tax tips 12/29/2023

Happy new year! Here are some tax ideas to get you started right.

Great Tax Tips to Start the New Year - yes, really some tax tips The holiday season is over and the new year is upon us. Why not consider starting the year with some tax smart ideas.

Babies and Children. Tax Tips Everyone Should Know - Especially parents, grandparents and relatives 12/22/2023

Having a new baby or know someone who is? Here are some tax saving tips everyone should know

Babies and Children. Tax Tips Everyone Should Know - Especially parents, grandparents and relatives Babies and kids bring plenty of upheaval to the lives of parents. Thankfully they also bring some breaks parents can use to reduce their tax burden, and friends and family can help! Here are some tips everyone should know.

Know What the IRS Knows About You - Here is how you can find out... 12/15/2023

Need to know what information the IRS has on you? Transcripts, tax return copies and other documents are available from the IRS. Here is how to get them.

Know What the IRS Knows About You - Here is how you can find out... It is now easier than ever to get access to your IRS records and see what vendors and employers have submitted to the IRS. Here is what you need to know.

Plan Your 2024 Retirement Contributions 12/08/2023

Now is the time to plan next year's retirement contributions. Here's what you need to know.

Plan Your 2024 Retirement Contributions 2023 contribution limits are set for retirement plans. Now is a good time to plan for your upcoming retirement contributions.

Client Update Newsletter: December 2023 12/06/2023

There's still time to lower this year's tax bill with these ideas, plus some tax surprises to be on the lookout for. All this plus a fun holiday quiz to impress family and friends!

Client Update Newsletter: December 2023 The temperature isn’t the only thing falling this time of year. Your 2023 tax bill can also be falling with a little bit of proactive planning, but time is running out! To help you make the most of potential tax saving moves before the end of the year, this month's newsletter features several...

Late Breaking News: New 1099-K Requirements Delayed - You will be surprised how many are impacted 12/01/2023

Another late law change impacts what the IRS will see regarding small business activity for individuals that often don't think they are in business. Here is what you need to know.

Late Breaking News: New 1099-K Requirements Delayed - You will be surprised how many are impacted If you sell concert or sporting event tickets, sell items on Amazon or eBay, or accept payments using digital tools like Venmo...READ THIS!

Tax Planning Triggers - When to know to conduct a tax review 11/24/2023

The window to lower your taxes is quickly closing. Here are tips to know when you need a review.

Tax Planning Triggers - When to know to conduct a tax review There is still time left in the year to impact your tax obligation, but only if you act soon. Here are some key triggers that mean a planning session might be in order.

Filled with thanks 11/22/2023

Filled with thanks As we gather on Thanksgiving, be thankful for what we have, for the family we love, the friends we cherish.  We are grateful to have you as a client. We want to thank you for your business.  Sending you our warm wishes for a very Happy Thanksgiving! May this day be a beautiful reminder of the wond...

Filled with thanks 11/22/2023

We here at B & E Accounting & Tax CPA P.C. would like to wish you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving.

Filled with thanks As we gather on Thanksgiving, be thankful for what we have, for the family we love, the friends we cherish.  We are grateful to have you as a client. We want to thank you for your business.  Sending you our warm wishes for a very Happy Thanksgiving! May this day be a beautiful reminder of the wond...

Selling Property to Family Creates Tax Complications 11/17/2023

Sales to related parties, like children, grandchildren and siblings can cause tax trouble if you aren't careful. Before you act, call to discuss the specifics of your transaction.

Selling Property to Family Creates Tax Complications Selling property to family is a common practice, but these transactions can have some unfavorable consequences if not planned for in advance. Here are four common related party situations and tips to help you avoid tax trouble.

Surprise! The Mutual Fund Tax Trap 11/10/2023

As year-end approaches it's important to understand the transaction trends within your mutual funds. Taxable dividends and distributions from mutual funds can bring surprising additional taxes.

Surprise! The Mutual Fund Tax Trap Year end moves by mutual fund managers often cause tax obligations for their fund owners. These surprises come in the way of 1099 DIV and 1099 B tax forms. Here are some ideas to help manage the problem.

Audit Proof Your Deductions - Your best audit defense 11/03/2023

IRS audits are about to become more common place. Your best defense, be prepared. Here are some great ideas.

Audit Proof Your Deductions - Your best audit defense Taking valid deductions on your tax return is your right. Defending your deductions is going to be more common place as the IRS hires more staff. Here are some tips.

Client Update Newsletter: November 2023 11/01/2023

There's still time to lower your tax bill this year. But you need to act now! Find out more here.

Client Update Newsletter: November 2023 This month's newsletter outlines Social Security’s cost-of-living adjustment for 2024, plus some basic information on how Social Security works. And there is still time to take action to reduce this year's tax bill. Please review the tax planning articles to bring some ideas top of mind for yo...

Time to Reconsider Municipal Bonds 10/27/2023

Do you know the benefits of municipal bonds? Here is what you should know.

Time to Reconsider Municipal Bonds With the rise in interest rates, it is time once again to consider investment alternatives versus parking your money in a low interest savings account or in higher risk stocks. Here is a summary of the tax benefits of municipal bonds.

Tax Efficient Retirement Requires Planning - Large retirement account balances can cause tax problems 10/20/2023

Consider withdrawing money from tax-deferred retirement accounts as soon as you turn 59 to reduce future tax risk on your Social Security benefits.

Tax Efficient Retirement Requires Planning - Large retirement account balances can cause tax problems A big surprise can occur when you see your Social Security Retirement Benefits being subject to income tax. This additional tax is often triggered by Retirement Account distributions. Are you prepared for this?

Hike in Social Security Benefits Announced for 2024 - How much you pay and checks received are all going up! 10/13/2023

$8,400 more of your income is subject to Social Security taxes in 2024. Here are the details.

Hike in Social Security Benefits Announced for 2024 - How much you pay and checks received are all going up! 2024 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) changes are here. This is what you need to know.

How to Maximize Your Social Security - What every taxpayer should know 10/06/2023

You can start receiving Social Security benefits when you turn 62, but you can give yourself a raise of 8% per year if you put it off.

How to Maximize Your Social Security - What every taxpayer should know When you decide to start taking your Social Security Benefit can have a big impact on the monthly amount you receive. Plan now to maximize your payments.

Client Update Newsletter: October 2023 10/04/2023

The IRS is NOT always right. Here are tips to help defend yourself in an audit. Plus great tips from recent tax court cases!

Client Update Newsletter: October 2023 Powerful. Always right. Intimidating. These are some of the descriptions used to describe our nation's tax collection agency, the IRS. But believe it or not, the IRS is wrong more often than you think. In this month's newsletter, read about several recent tax court cases, including one where the IRS...

Employee Tax-Free Income 09/29/2023

Take advantage of all tax-free ideas. Many of them come from your employer. Here are a few to consider.

Employee Tax-Free Income Not everything is taxed. This is especially true of many employee benefits. Here is what you should know.

Understanding Tax Terms: Depreciation Recapture 09/22/2023

Here's an area of the tax code that surprises many with a larger tax bill.

Understanding Tax Terms: Depreciation Recapture Too many taxpayers using a home office or having rental property are surprised by their tax bill when they sell their property. A little understood area of the tax code called depreciation recapture is often the culprit.

Deduct Business Meals the Right Way 09/15/2023

Did you know that business meals are deductible but business entertainment isn't? Make sure you keep a detailed expense log distinguishing the two.

Deduct Business Meals the Right Way If you own your own business, are self-employed or run a side business, can you deduct the cost of client meals? The answer is not so clear after the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Here are some tips to stay on the right side of the new rules.

Reminder: Third Quarter Estimated Taxes Due - Now is the time to make your estimated tax payment 09/08/2023

Reminder: 3Q estimated taxes are due Friday, September 15. Here are some things to consider.

Reminder: Third Quarter Estimated Taxes Due - Now is the time to make your estimated tax payment If you have not already done so, please plan to make your third quarter estimated tax payment. The due date is Friday, September 15th.

Client Update Newsletter: September 2023 09/06/2023

With rising interest rates, the art of 0% financing is making a comeback. But buyer beware! Here is what you need to know.

Client Update Newsletter: September 2023 With interest rates continuing to increase, what could be better than making a purchase with 0% interest? In reality, financing a purchase with a 0% interest rate may be more trouble than it’s worth, as we explain in this month’s newsletter. Also discover the hidden tax benefits of ownin...

09/04/2023

The FREE fun at Fall Fest on Sept. 23 from 1 – 4 p.m. in Downtown Mount Prospect will include live entertainment, hay rides, pony rides, crafts and more. There will be a special needs hour from 12 – 1 p.m. (registration required: https://tinyurl.com/32trumu8)

Photos from Village of Mount Prospect's post 09/04/2023

Got my membership this weekend. What a great addition.

Understanding Tax Terms: Unearned Income - Not all income is the same in the eyes of the tax code 09/01/2023

Understanding unearned income can be a great benefit in reducing your taxable income, but only if you understand what it is.

Understanding Tax Terms: Unearned Income - Not all income is the same in the eyes of the tax code What's in a name? If it is defining different types of income, it can mean more income tax obligations. Here are some things to know.

Oops. An IRA Contribution Error 08/25/2023

Oops. You donated too much to your IRA. What do you do. Follow these tips.

Oops. An IRA Contribution Error The IRS is beginning to tackle the problem of taxpayers contributing too much to their IRA accounts each year. Here is what you need to know.

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