DeFreitas & Minsky Accounting Blog

How Savvy Companies Avoid Check Fraud Scams

Timeless Tips to Build Financial Stability in Retirement

How to Understand Business Financial Statements

5 Personal Finance Red Flags Millennials must Avoid

Long Island Accountants Help Family Owned Businesses Thrive

What is a Fiduciary, and what are their Duties?

What Business Owners Need to Know about Tax Return Forms

IRS Holding over $1 Billion in Unclaimed Income Tax Refunds

7 Money Saving Tips you can Take to the Bank

Why Small Businesses can’t Neglect Financial Planning

5 Small Business Tax Credits that Add up to Big Savings

How to Get More Personal Tax Preparation Done in Less Time

Tax Questions: Who you can and can't Claim as a Dependent

How to Handle Stress before the Tax Return Deadline

Simple Answers to all your Payroll Tax Questions

Learn the Warning Signs of IRS Identity Theft

A Taxpayer's Handbook to the Home Office Deduction

2017 Tax Season Dates and Deadlines to Know

Simple Steps to Smarter Business Succession Planning

5 Tax Return Tips for Newlyweds

How to Avoid Tax Overpayment

How to Get Organized Before Tax Time

The 5 Biggest Myths of Individual Financial Planning

3 Retirement Planning Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

Simple Strategies to Reduce Ballooning Wedding Expenses

How-to Guide for Saving for Retirement in Your 20s

Estate Planning Strategies to Preserve Your Wealth

How to Overcome Financial Issues at Different Life Stages

Asset Protection Strategies for Small Business Owners

Why Your List of Monthly Expenses May Shock You

Vacation Rental Tips: Tax Deductions for Property Owners

How to Build Wealth in 3 Simple Steps

Your Guide to Summer Savings: Terrific Tips and Tax Breaks

Organize your Finances with our Spring Cleaning Checklist

6 Practical Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

How Long to Keep Tax Records and Financial Documents

How to Reduce Taxable Income to Boost Retirement Savings

Your Guide to Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions

How to Spot an IRS Phone Scam this Tax Season

Self Employment Tax Deductions: What You Need to Know

4 Money-Saving Tax Return Preparation Strategies

Congress Approves 2015 Tax Extenders Act

Everything You Need to Know About Wills and Trusts

When Do I Need to File an Estate Tax Return?

Make the Most of These Money Saving Tips for the Holidays

How Do I Adjust My Tax Withholding?

How to Get Ahead Financially the Stress-Free Way

How to Manage Bills Better Than Ever Before

How to Build Credit in 5 Simple Steps

Debit Card vs Credit Card: Pros and Cons Worth Considering

Social Security Benefits Are More Pivotal to Retirement Today

401k vs Roth IRA: Which One is Right for You?

What is a 401k? And, Why Should I Have One?

5 Tips to Learn How to Manage Your Money After Graduation

Paycheck Breakdown 101: A Crash Course for College Grads

Searching for Summer Vacation Deals? Try Tax Deductions

Is it Time to Change Your Tax Withholding Code?

Learn to Recognize the 3 Most Common IRS Scams

Keeping Accounting Records for a Small Restaurant

Interest Expense Deductions You May Be Missing

IRS Audit Statute of Limitations: An Explanation

Smart Options for Investing Your Tax Refund for Retirement

How to Use a 1031 Exchange to Help with Your Investment

5 Ways to Invest a Tax Return for Your Future

Why a High Tax Refund Doesn’t Payoff

Unfounded IRS Audit Myths

IRS Audit Triggers and How to Avoid Detection

Contractor Accounting Methods Built to Your Specifications

Strategies for Controlling Food Costs in a Restaurant

A Construction Accountant Sifts Through Complex Bills

Understanding a Profit and Loss Statement for Restaurants

Strategies to Combat Identity Theft During Tax Season

Why Do I Need to Hire a Contractor Accountant?

The 40 Simple Tax Deductions You Probably Don’t Know About

These 3 Small Business Tips For Landscapers Could Save You Thousands this Season

Crucial Income Tax Tips For Independent Contractors

Deduct the Batmobile: Vehicle Tax Deduction for Real Estate Agents

Outsourced Accounting for Small Business Will Help You Edge Past Your Competitors

Obamacare and Taxes: 2014 Tax Year's Big Question

Filing Taxes after Divorce for Personal Exemptions

Personal Exemptions for Parents

Income Tax Bracket 2015

5 Reasons to File Your 2014 Taxes Early

10 Simple Ways to Lower Your Tax Bill

5 Holiday Tax Saving Tips

Business Travel Expense Deductions: What Qualifies

Business Travel Expense Deductions: What Does Not Qualify

Is Passive Investing Right for You?

Active Investing Vs. Passive Investing: Which to Choose?

How S Corporation Payroll Tax Works

What is Reasonable Compensation for S Corp Owners?

How to Achieve Wealth Sustainability

Asset Sustainability Facts You’ll Regret Not Knowing

Is a 529 Savings Plan Right for Your Grandkids?

How to Help Grandkids Pay for College

Best Ways to Give Money to Grandchildren for College

You Need to File FAFSA! Here's Why...

How a Buy-Sell Helps to Buy Out a Partner

Why Your Company Needs a Buy-Sell Agreement

Do I Owe Tax on Gifted Assets? Carryover vs. Step Up in Basis

Why You Should Take Investment Risks

What is a Traditional IRA?

How Small Business Expense Reports Prevent Employee Theft

Accountable vs. Non-Accountable Expense Accounts

The REAL Origin of the Terms Bear Market and Bull Market -- REVEALED!

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The REAL Origin of the Terms Bull and Bear Market

What is Short Selling?

What is a Hedge Fund?

Why C-Class Mutual Fund Shares are a Short Term Solution

How B-Class Mutual Fund Shares Work

What Are Mutual Fund Share Classes?

What is a Mutual Fund?

How the New York Estate Tax Exemption May Have Backfired

What is the New Estate Tax "Fiscal Cliff"?

How the New New York State Estate Tax Exemption Works

4 Ways to Invest Your Tax Return in Yourself

3 Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund

Tax Day Facts: 6 Things You Didn't Know About Tax Day

How to Lower Your Income Tax with a Charitable Donation Tax Deduction

What You Need to Know About the Deadline to File Taxes

Preventing Estimated Tax Penalties on April 15

What You Need to Know About Estimated Tax Payments

The Tax Deadline for Roth IRA Contributions

2013 Tax Deadline for a Traditional IRA

Simplified Employee Pension Plans for Small Business Owners

Tips for Retirement Savings

Retirement Savings IRA

SEP Plans for the Self-Employed

Invest in 401k and Rebalance Your Portfolio

Tax Tip: Avoiding Wash Sales

Income Tax Installment Agreements

Tax Tip: Harvesting Capital Losses

How to Maximize Your Business Tax Deductions

5 Money Saving Strategies for Retirement Planning

5 Tips for Retirement Planning

The New 3.8% Medicare Tax

The Health Insurance Marketplace is a Bit like Going to the Mall

Will You be Making a Shared Responsibility Payment?

Health Exchange Notice Requirements for Employers

Explaining EITC Due Diligence Requirements

FSA Use It or Lose It Rule Has Been Changed

Networking at The Paramount in Huntington

Tips for Strategizing Your Year-End Tax Planning

The 13th Annual Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect the Tax Extension Deadline?

The 2013 ALS Walk: We Surpassed Our Goal Thanks to YOU!

How DOMA Overturn Affects Tax Laws

Why Is Estate Planning Important?

Estimated Tax Law

Employee or Independent Contractor? Myths About Worker Classifications Busted!

The Long Island ALS Walk