Krystal McCants has been re-nominated and elected to return to the 2017-2018 Board of Directors for the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA).
The Internal Revenue Service is going to outsource some of its delinquent debt to four private debt collection companies for 2016 individual returns. Unlike IRS agents, these companies will have free rein to chase down overdue payments, including your tax penalty. We thought it would be helpful for you to understand how the IRS calculates some of its most common penalties, so you are forewarned before receiving a call from these private agents.
When you go on a business trip or take a client out to lunch, you can generally count on your employer to pick up the tab. Depending on your profession and employer, however, there may be times when you’re forced to pay a business expense out of pocket. Even if the company isn’t paying you back, you shouldn’t throw away the receipts – you may be able to deduct those expenses on your individual tax return.
The son of a good friend of CST Group employee, Mark Ventura, was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma last September. At just under 2 years old, he receives regular blood transfusions to help combat the effects of chemotherapy. In the spirit of community giving, the CST Social Committee asked the Red Cross to have a blood drive at the company’s building to help this child, and others like him.
CST Group is proud to have supported the Good Shepherd Alliance in May as part of CST Group’s charitable giving program, Jeans for Charity.
CST Group will host the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce After Work Mixer on June 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the rooftop (weather permitting) at its offices in Reston.
CST Group has been honored with a 2017 When Work Works Award for exemplary workplace practices. This is the second year in a row the company has received the award.
We are pleased to announce that CST Group was voted one of the “Best Accounting Firms in the Northern Region” by Virginia Living’s readers in its 2017 Best of Virginia issue.
Business people from around Reston joined CST Group employees for conversation and networking on April 25th at the company’s offices as we hosted the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce April Network Night for the third year in a row.
Although Canada is one of our closest neighbors, there are many considerations that must be made before crossing the border and doing business there. If your company sends an employee or consultant to work in Canada even just one time, the Canadian organization you work with will withhold Canadian taxes on the income earned there.
Virginia has many tax credits in place to help their residents and business owners save money. Tax credits are much more valuable than a deduction because they reduce your total tax bill dollar for dollar.
As part of CST Group’s charitable giving program, Jeans for Charity, the firm is proud to have supported the Bettie Jane Cancer Foundation in April.
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.