We are excited and honored to have won the prestigious 2017 Best of Reston award in the Small Business category for our community service in the greater Reston/Dulles Corridor region.
By Susan Thomas, Senior Manager. Your tax deadline is quickly approaching and you don’t want to neglect one of the best ways to reduce your tax burden: tax credits. There are many of them, but today I would like to discuss four of the most common tax credits.
Generosity Feeds and Ryan Bartel Foundation Selected as February and March Jeans for Charity Recipients
As part of CST Group’s charitable giving program, Jeans for Charity, the firm is proud to have supported Generosity Feeds in February and the Ryan Bartel Foundation in March.
We are honored to have been selected as a finalist in the Small Business category for our community service in the greater Reston/Dulles Corridor region.
By William Li, Associate One of the most common investment tools to consider when investing your money is a mutual fund – an investment program funded by shareholders to purchase s [...]
The current national student loan debt is estimated around $1,400,000,000 ($1.4 trillion), with federal loan interest rates ranging anywhere from 3% to 7.5% and private loan rates even higher. To help mitigate the effects of student loans, the federal government allows taxpayers to deduct up to $2,500 of interest paid on qualified education loans.
One of the most frequently asked questions I hear from self-employed LLC clients is: Can I deduct this business expense? I would like to answer that question here and clarify some of the confusing aspects of business tax deductions for self-employed LLC owners.
As part of his continuing commitment to supporting organizations that serve the Northern Virginia community, Mark Watts has joined the Board of Directors for Cornerstones and Public Art Reston (PAR).
Senior Tax Manager Krystal McCants was recently interviewed by the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants for its Black History Month series, which spotlights the contributions of the association's African-American members.
As part of CST Group’s charitable giving program, Jeans for Charity, the firm is proud to support Active Minds throughout the month of January. Active Minds is a nonprofit organiza [...]
By Andrew Cook, Senior Associate With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, there is more incentive than ever for companies to provide health insurance to their employees. This c [...]
In December, the Jeans for Charity program was proud to collect contributions to support Homestretch, a local nonprofit committed to ending homelessness. The team at Homestretch wo [...]
By Walid Alassi, Manager While we are still waiting for President Donald Trump’s administration to fully take shape, there is one topic we can discuss: his plan for tax reform. Pre [...]
CST Group’s employees participated again in Cornerstone’s Holiday Gifts for Kids drive this past holiday season and it was a big success. Our staff had 16 days to collect gifts for [...]
Tell Me Town was the charity chosen by CST Group’s staff for November’s Jeans for Charity program. Tell Me Town was created by national award winning author Cindy Chambers as a saf [...]
By Debbie Haines, Partner What is a 529 college savings plan and what should you do if it has been set up for a disabled beneficiary who will never attend an institution of higher [...]
Shelly Malone, our new Senior Manager will manage audits, assist with 401K Plans and work with our clients across a range of industries. Drawing upon her 30+ years of experience, S [...]