Tax Deductions for Stay at Home Moms: All You Need to Know

Anyone who has ever spent even a single day doing household chores, looking after the children, and cooking for the family, will understand just how busy and stressful it can be to be a stay-at-home mom. Far from being the easy, relaxed lifestyle that many people assume it to be, being a stay-at-home mom is […]

An Overview of Single Parents Tax Credit

The federal government put tax credits and deductions to help ease tax liabilities and help taxpayers save on their returns. They, however, work differently. Check out their differences here. The tax credit will reduce your income tax bills. They are of different types, including the single-parent tax credit. A single-parent tax credit reduces the overall taxes […]

What Is a CPA Firm?

The terms “CPA” and “accounting” are sometimes used interchangeably. However, this is often an unconscious misrepresentation. While it is true that all CPAs are accountants, not all accountants are CPAs. So, what is a CPA? CPA is an acronym that stands for Certified Public Accountant. The keyword there is “certified.” Not only is there a […]

The Difference between Tax Return and Tax Refund

There is a lot of tax jargon you’ve encountered during your tax assessment process. Most of which you don’t really know what they mean. Some are intertwined with each other, so you can confuse one terminology for the other.  A good example is a tax return and tax refund. Therefore, it’s important to prime yourself […]

What is the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants?

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is an association that was established in 1817 with the responsibility for developing and grading the Uniform Certified Public Accountants examination. To receive certification as a Certified Public Accountant in the United States of America then one must pass the CPA exam. The examination is challenging, so not […]

Do I Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit?

Before jumping into the concept of earned income tax credit, it may be useful to properly define the concept of earned income. This is simply money that you earn from business ventures you may engage in for yourself or as an employee of someone else. Therefore, it covers the full spectrum of salaries, revenue, tips, […]

Tax Season 2022

Tax season 2022

Tax Season 2022 is upon us! Note the following filing deadlines: For most people, the deadline to file 2021 income tax returns is Monday, April 18, 2022. This is three days later than the traditional April 15 deadline. Also note that for those receiving a tax refund, the process is expedited by filing returns electronically […]

Documentation in Accounting

Documentation in Accounting

At Marcus, Fairall, Bristol the sensitivity of financial data is a top consideration. We have put in place multi-factor measures to ensure the privacy of all of our client files. Safeguarding the privacy of client information is a top priority and these record-handling procedures determine the manner in which we handle, save, and use documentation. […]

What Is Estate Planning?

What Is Estate Planning

Investments, cars, homes, savings, and personal possessions owned at a person’s death are their estate. Upon an individual’s death, their estate is given to heirs. The assets must be distributed through the instructions on the deceased’s will. That is known as estate planning and is crucial to protect assets. Today we talk about what people […]

Why are Small Businesses Important for the Economy

Why are Small Businesses Important for the Economy

Why Are Small Businesses Important for the Economy? Considering the United States is home to seven of the world’s top 10 highest-value companies, it may seem odd to say that small businesses are what keep the perpetual wheel turning. Think of the American economy, and the mind jumps to tech giants and financial titans. Nevertheless, […]