#TaxTalk w/ Kesha JonTae

#TaxTalk w/ Kesha JonTae

By Kesha JonTae
Everybody wants to give tax advice, but not everybody should. Join Kesha, a CPA and Enrolled Agent with over 10 years in the tax industry, as she debunks tax myths, rebuts bad tax advice, & provides updates on what's going on in the tax industry. Whether you’re a taxpayer or tax professional, if you want to know the real deal about taxes - this is the podcast for you.
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10 Things To Do Before Starting Your Business
Once you decide you want to start a business, there are a lot of little steps to take before your launch date. In this episode, I discuss ten things you should do before your business goes live. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
21:10
February 25, 2020
8 Reasons Your Tax Pro Should Be Your Best Friend
Your tax professional should know about the things going on in your life like your best friend does, and in some cases even more so. In this episode, I discuss 8 major life changes that should be discussed with your tax professional either before they happen or as soon as possible after. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
19:47
February 24, 2020
Foreign Earned Income Exclusion
US citizens & residents are required go report and pay tax on all of their worldwide income, which could result in double taxation. In this episode, I discuss the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
27:16
February 22, 2020
Why You All Up In My Business??
The IRS requires paid preparers to ask questions to make sure the information presented on the return is complete, correct, and consistent. In this episode I explain why we ask such probing questions. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
19:44
February 18, 2020
OMG... AMAZON DOESN’T PAY TAX?!
It’s that time of year where Amazon releases its financial statements and everybody else gets angry at how much tax the company DIDN’T pay. In this episode I explain a few reasons why Amazon’s tax bill might not be as big as you think it should. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
26:25
February 15, 2020
Married Taxpayers Don’t Get to File Single
Many married taxpayers choose to file their tax returns using the single or head of household filing statuses because their spouse has past due federal or state debt. In this episode, I explain the differences between the two married filing statuses, explain when you can use single or head of household when married, and what option you have when your spouse owes back taxes, child support, student loans, or other federal debt. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
16:09
February 14, 2020
You’re Not Entitled To A Tax Refund, A Rant
Tax season is a time to square up with the government for the prior year, not get an extra check. Sometimes you owe, sometimes you’re owed. It’s simple arithmetic. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
12:29
February 13, 2020
Self Employment & EIC
The Earned Income Credit is one of the nation’s largest anti-poverty programs and the IRS side eyes Schedule Cs that put taxpayers within EIC range. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
19:14
February 12, 2020
Do You Need To File Your Business Income?
One of the most common questions I get this time of year is “do I have to file my business income?”. In this episode I discuss the filing requirements for the different types of business entities. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
18:36
February 11, 2020
Business or Hobby Pt 2
The IRS uses 9 factors to determine whether your “income producing activity” is a business or hobby. In this episode, I discuss the remaining four of those factors. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
11:54
January 26, 2020
Business or Hobby?
The IRS uses 9 factors to determine whether your “income producing activity” is a business or hobby. In this episode, I discuss five of those factors. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
13:09
January 26, 2020
Why Starting A Business May Not Be A Good Tax Saving Strategy
You’ve probably seen the posts on social media about starting a business to take advantage of deductions that can help offset your income and save money on your tax return. In this episode, I talk about three reasons why this isn’t actually a good tax strategy. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
16:38
January 24, 2020
Independent Contractor or Employee?
In this episode we discuss the importance of making sure you classify your workers correctly. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
16:02
January 24, 2020
Is This Income?
It’s usually pretty easy to determine what should be included in income. However, sometimes it’s not so clear. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
12:54
January 22, 2020
More on Hiring Your Children
In this episode I explain a little more about the strategy of hiring your children to shift your income from good higher tax bracket to their lower tax bracket. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
11:54
January 21, 2020
5 Tips for Hiring Your Children The Right Way
You’ve seen the memes & screenshots floating around social media about hiring your children in your business “tax free”. In this episode, I explain what it means to pay your child “tax free” and give five tips for hiring your child the right way. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
19:15
January 20, 2020
A Word About LLCs
Before you go take that advice from a random post you saw on the interwebs and start an LLC, listen to this podcast. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
14:23
January 19, 2020
The Easiest Tax Saving Tip EVER!
If you’re one of those people that wait until the last minute to file your tax return because you know you’ll owe a lot of money... this episode is for you. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
15:14
January 18, 2020
Form 1099-MISC & Form W-9
In this episode I explain the importance of Forms W-9 & 1099-MISC | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
15:44
January 17, 2020
Taxes Are Not Magic, A Rant
With the huge influx of new “tax professionals” it’s important to know the difference between people DO taxes and people who KNOW taxes. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
11:07
January 16, 2020
Is Your Preparer A Fraud? 5 Red Flags
Anybody can be a tax preparer these days. The barrier to entry is low and the tax prep industry is highly unregulated. In this episode, I go over five red flags you should be looking out for when choosing a new preparer. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
12:52
January 15, 2020
Let’s Spend Your Tax Refund!
The average IRS refund in 2019 was $2,725. What did you do with yours? Better yet, what are you planning to do with your tax refund this year? In this episode, I give you a few ideas of how we can spend your money. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
14:52
January 14, 2020
Using Payment Apps in Your Business
If you’re using Cashapp, PayPal, Venmo or Facebook payments in your business to accept payments or pay vendors you need to do a few extra steps to make sure that you’re properly reporting all of your income & expenses at tax time. | Quick disclaimer: I am a CPA but I’m probably not YOUR CPA. The information provided in this episode and every episode of tax talk is meant to be informational in nature and is not intended to be construed as tax or accounting advice. If you have questions about your specific tax situation, you can e-mail me at hello@themillennialtaxpert.com to become a client or reach out to your preferred professional so that they can answer your tax and accounting questions.
02:27
January 13, 2020
Welcome to #TaxTalk
Learn a little bit about me, what #TaxTalk is and how it came about, and what you can expect to hear on this channel.
05:35
January 12, 2020