Taxes

Stephen Saunders stephen.saunders at denomin.com
Wed Feb 9 18:00:21 MST 2005


Denton Alexander
denton at mycpa.com
224-1900 x124
1095 S 800 E Suite 1, Orem
Hawkins Cloward & Simister

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Stephen Saunders
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Quoting TJ Hunter <tjhunter at gmail.com>:

> I'm currently looking for a CPA to help me out with my taxes (I went
> contract this year as well) Any names or recommendations would be
> appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> TJ
> 
> 
> On Wed, 9 Feb 2005 08:59:27 -0700, Jayce^ <jason at infogenix.com> wrote:
> > On Tuesday 08 February 2005 09:18 pm, Sasha Pachev wrote:
> > > As some of you may have noticed or heard, I am now a full-time
> independent
> > > consultant for the first time. Things are going well so far, except I
> need
> > > to figure out how I am paying taxes to make sure IRS does not hit me with
> a
> > > fine, and also to make sure I do not pay more than I have to.
> > 
> > Congrats, personally I'm just getting out of this world, well, I still have
> it
> > on the side for small things, but not my 'daily bread' persey.
> > 
> > > If I did fine without a CPA when most of my income came from a W-2 type
> > > job, do I need one now?
> > 
> > Depends on how you setup.  Personally, you can get a cpa for a small
> business
> > cheap.  I have an accounting background, and did my own my first year, I
> did
> > allright.  After that I went to a cpa that I was referred to, he was
> fast,
> > and saved me *much* more than he cost.  Also he knew small business rules
> > quite well, and was able to help me setup a corp much better.  LLC/S-Corp
> > laws are different by state, and are currently changing (s-corp is good
> in
> > utah).  You WILL want to set one up, and pay yourself from that.  Takes a
> > little for some people to get used to having two accounts, and
> representing
> > two entities. (Such as my wife not understanding at first why we didn't
> pay
> > tithing out of the work account, since "we/the business" had received a
> check
> > there).
> > 
> > >
> > > Any other tips?
> > 
> > There are quite a few good Accountants around that can help in the setup. 
> Do
> > it right at first, talk to one.  I can give the info of the guy I use if
> you
> > want it, I HIGHLY recommend him.
> > 
> > Don't forget to keep records of everything, business writeoffs are all
> > important.  They really will make the difference with how much money you
> > make.
> > 
> > --
> > Jayce^
> > 
> > 
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