Online Advisor - December 2007


Major Tax Deadlines For December 2007

* December 17 - Fourth estimated tax payment is due for calendar-year corporations.

* December 31 - Last day to set up a Keogh retirement plan for 2007. Deductible contributions for 2007 can be made any time up to the filing deadline for your 2007 return.

* December 31 - Deadline for taking required minimum distributions from IRAs and other retirement accounts.

* December 31 - Deadline to complete 2007 tax-free gifts of up to $12,000 per recipient.

* December 31 - Deadline for paying expenses you want to be able to deduct on your 2007 income tax return.

NOTE: Businesses are required to make federal tax deposits on dates determined by various factors that differ from business to business.

Payroll tax deposits: Employers generally must deposit Form 941 payroll taxes (income tax withheld from employees' pay and both the employer's and employees' share of social security taxes) on either a monthly or semiweekly deposit schedule. There are exceptions if you owe $100,000 or more on any day during a deposit period, if you owe $2,500 or less for the calendar quarter, or if your estimated annual liability is $1,000 or less.

* Monthly depositors are required to deposit payroll taxes accumulated within a calendar month by the fifteenth of the following month.

* Semiweekly depositors generally must deposit payroll taxes on Wednesdays or Fridays, depending on when wages are paid.

For more information on tax deadlines that apply to your business, contact our office.


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The information contained in this newsletter is of a general nature and should not be acted upon in your specific situation without further details and/or professional assistance. For more information on anything in the ONLINE ADVISOR, or for assistance with any of your tax, business, or financial strategy concerns, contact our office.

Richard Walker, CPA
2409 JACKSON AVENUE
POINT PLEASANT, WV 25550
304-675-6774

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