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At Haynie & Company, we believe that making our communities a better place to live and work is very important. This holiday season, the Haynie & Company offices are giving......

Authored by Haynie & Company Partner Hal Rosen, CPA, Top 100 ProAdvisor QuickBooks 2022 Pro and Premier Adopt Subscription Pricing  Intuit introduced their latest version of QuickBooks Pro and Premier......

View Charitable Giving Tax Planning Guide Giving to charity can provide not only large income tax deductions to help you do well financially but also the satisfaction of doing good.......

If your business is planning to buy, build or substantially improve real property, a cost segregation study can help you accelerate depreciation deductions, reducing your taxes and boosting your cash......

If you employ household workers — which may include nannies, babysitters, housekeepers, cooks, gardeners, health care workers and other employees — it’s important to understand your tax obligations, commonly referred......

If money is held too long in a Section 529 college savings plan, there could be tax consequences. This article describes alternatives for savers who have overfunded their accounts. Oops,......

There’s a common misconception that, after retirement, tax bills shrink, tax returns become simpler and tax planning is a thing of the past. That may be true for some, but......

If a business engages independent contractors to address staffing needs, it needs to be careful that these workers are properly classified for federal tax purposes. This article reviews the general......

(authored by RSM US LLP) Bipartisan infrastructure bill passes House with bipartisan vote. President Biden expected to sign by end of next week....

Haynie & Company won the 2021 Salt Lake Tribune Top Workplaces award! Look for us in the Salt Lake Tribune. We also received this award in 202o. Haynie & Company......

ACTION REQUIRED! We strongly recommend all individual taxpayers apply for an IRS issued Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN). This is an extra step to help prevent tax fraud.......

Authored by the IRS, July 6, 2021 How Self-Employed Individuals and Household Employers Repay Deferred Social Security Tax The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act allowed self-employed individuals and......

View Business Tax Planning Guide This year some businesses are thriving while others are still struggling to recover from the pandemic and resulting economic crisis. Whatever your business’s situation, taking......

Authored by the IRS, September 24, 2021 WASHINGTON — Farmers and ranchers who were forced to sell livestock due to drought may have an additional year to replace the livestock......

Haynie The Woodlands is proud to support the Annual YMCA’s 2021 Dragon Boat Team Challenge, a community event and local tradition. The event encourages teamwork and fun while benefitting the......

Selling Your Business? What is your exit strategy? The earlier you consider succession planning, the more options usually remain. As Management Consultants our CPAs help hundreds of clients each year......

Haynie & Company is proud to publicly announce that we are prioritizing our diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. Our firm is powered by people. With nearly 400 employees, we......

Tax law changes in 2021 allow some added tax benefits for those donating to charity.  Here are four expanded benefits. Non-itemizers get an expanded benefit. The 2017 Tax Act increased......

Haynie & Company is proud to be a presenting sponsor at the inaugural Utah Virtual Healthcare and Retirement Plan Summit. In addition, Haynie & Company audit partner Bill Lajoie, CPA......

Authored by the IRS: September 10, 2021 The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers today that the cost of home testing for COVID-19 is an eligible medical expense that can be......

Authored by Haynie & Company Partner Bernard Abercrombie, CPA You have worked hard for years building a tremendous business and have determined that selling the business is the next step. Each......

View All Event Photos Haynie & Company – San Antonio held its 1st Annual Golf Fundraiser, presented by Quirk & Company, on August 23, 2021 at The Quarry Golf Course.......

Authored by: W. Dale Westenskow, CPA, Haynie & Company Partner Paid sick and family leave tax credits Eligible employers can claim the credits for providing leave to employees to accompany......

View All Event Photos Haynie & Company’s 2021 Golf Fundraiser was a huge success. The event was held at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Lehi, Utah. Thank you to all......

Authored by: Gregory M. Ward, CPA, Haynie & Company Tax Manager As you may have seen in the news over the past couple of weeks, Congressional Democrats have moved rapidly......

SBA Release Number 21-58 New portal will streamline applications for loans $150K or less  The  U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is launching a streamlined application portal to allow borrowers with Paycheck Protection Program......

Haynie Colorado is proud to support Climbing for Kids. Our team will summit Mt. Bierdstadt to support Children’s Hospital Pediatric Mental Health Institute. Haynie & Company Audit Manager, Christine McLeod,......

Authored by Haynie & Company Partner Bernard Abercrombie, CPA DO YOU NEED A TRUST? Every year we receive questions from clients about whether they should set up one or more......

Authored by Haynie & Company Partner Bernard Abercrombie, CPA In February of this year, Texas suffered through an unprecedented winter freeze. Many suffered damage because of the freeze, all the......

Congratulations to the Haynie & Company offices in Phoenix and Flagstaff Arizona! Haynie & Company is one of the 2021 Top Companies to Work for in Arizona. We are all......

Inside Public Accounting (IPA) has recognized Haynie & Company as both a Top 200 Firm for 2021 and a 2021 Fastest-Growing Firm. Haynie & Company ranked 103 on this year’s......

Biden Tax Changes Coming When it comes to regulatory changes, nothing is permanent. A new administration can move quickly to reverse tax laws created by a previous administration. This is......

Haynie & Company earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award in January. Since then, we earned Top Workplaces Aspiring Awards in the following categories: Compensation, Employee Value Prop, Work-Life Flexibility, Formal......

Becoming an effective leader is essential for anyone to climb the ladder within their respective organization. We can all look to leaders who have impacted our lives and sent us......

Authored by Haynie & Company Partner, Bernard Abercrombie, CPA Where’s My Refund? One of the most common questions we receive from clients is, “Where’s my tax refund?”. In most cases,......

2020 Form 5500 Deadline (Calendar Year Plans) – July 31, 2021 The deadline to file Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan (including Forms 5500-SF and 5500-EZ) for the......

2021 Goal One blood drive can save hundreds of lives. With this in mind, Haynie & Company set a goal for 2021. Our goal is to include all 15 office......

Haynie & Company proudly supports the upcoming The Woodlands Family YMCA Kids Triathlon. The event on July 17th benefits the YMCA Annual Campaign. The YMCA Annual Campaign ensures everyone, regardless......

Haynie & Company is proud to win the 2021 Best of SLC Best Accountant award. We’d like to thank everyone in the Salt Lake City community who voted for us.......

Authored by: Hal Rosen, CPA, Haynie & Company Partner Intuit announces changes in QBO pricing and the Wholesale Discount Program There are significant changes announced by Inuit that increase pricing,......

On June 2, 2021, our Dallas, Texas office hosted a successful American Red Cross blood drive. The turnout shocked the Red Cross! Our Haynie team, family, colleagues and repeat Red......

Our offices are closed on Fridays now through August, as well as in, November and December. We affectionately call these days off Haynie Fridays. This break allows our team to......

(authored by RSM US LLP) Recent economic data has stoked inflation fears. The question is whether these signs of upward price pressure are cyclical or structural....

(authored by RSM US LLP) COVID-19 legislation permits taxpayers to provide tax-free payments for certain student loan payments through 2025....

Authored by: Gregory M. Ward, CPA, Haynie & Company Tax Manager Operation Hidden Treasure & Cryptocurrency Updates The IRS has taken major additional steps in the last few months related......

On May 24, 2021, our Salt Lake City Corporate office hosted a successful American Red Cross blood drive. We kept our motto of “Exceeding Expectations” by surpassing our goal of......

You should be aware of a recent Intuit subscription scam involving QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online subscribers. Here’s how the scam works. QuickBooks users will receive phone calls from someone......

On June 2, 2021, the Haynie & Company Dallas office will host an American Red Cross blood drive. We invite all of our employees, clients, and friends to join us.......

It’s Tax Day! Today we celebrate all those who filed with us this season. We would like to say THANK YOU for choosing Haynie & Company. While this year has......

Haynie & Company is proud to support Kids Outdoors Zone (KOZ) in Austin, TX. KOZ provides training and curriculum to mentor boys using outdoor adventure.  Accountants Volunteer KOZ recently held......

Each year Haynie & Company funds a $3,000 scholarship for accounting students at the Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. The recipients are determined by the University. Congratulations......

Haynie & Company hosted their annual Summer Leadership Academy on May 11, 2021. The theme of the virtual event was Haynie CREATES leaders. Forty students from universities in six states......

Haynie & Company The Woodlands is an event sponsor for the 5th Annual Shelter for Shelter event on June 10, 2021. The event benefits Yes to Youth – Montgomery County......

Haynie & Company earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award in January. Since then, we earned Top Workplaces Culture Awards in the following categories: Appreciation, Values, and Empowering Employees. The culture......

Haynie & Company The Woodlands was a proud Silver Sponsor of the ATO Iota Epsilon’s Annual Tau Craw. The Crawfish Boil event supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. They......

The results are in! Haynie & Company is a Denver Business Journal 2021 Best Places to Work honoree! A special Denver Business Journal supplement featuring Haynie & Company and the......

Haynie & Company is a growing, regional CPA firm. We specialize in business tax services, business consulting, and auditing. In addition, our Haynie Gives initiative supports numerous nonprofits throughout the......

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 brought an increase to the Child Tax Credit. Check out the following graphic for an easy to read overview. For more details on......

A San Antonio Holiday, The Battle of Flowers Parade serves as an integral part of the citywide fiesta celebration. Although the celebrations look different this year the Haynie & Company......

(authored by RSM US LLP) Jerry Nickelsburg of UCLA Anderson Forecast and Joe Brusuelas of RSM discuss the coming expansion and what it means for the middle market....

On May 24, 2021, the Haynie & Company Corporate office will host an American Red Cross blood drive. We invite all of our employee, clients, and friends to join us.......

Haynie & Company is honored to be a 2021 Best of SLC nominee. We’d like to thank all of our fabulous clients and employees who voted to nominate us. Only......

The IRS has millions of tax refunds on hold for manual processing and its systems were unable to process many of the April 15th quarterly payments. On April 22, 2021......

Haynie & Company was a proud platinum sponsor at the 35th Annual Economic Outlook Conference on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel. Every year, The Woodlands......

We are proud to announce Haynie & Company Las Vegas is one of the top Accountants and Business Consultants in Las Vegas for 2021. Congratulations to our Las Vegas Team.......

We are proud to announce Haynie & Company Littleton is one of the top Accountants in both Denver and Littleton for 2021. Congratulations to our Littleton Team. The honor was......

QuickBooks desktop users should be aware of a fraud scheme involving direct deposit payroll. Here’s what you should look out for. The scheme works like this: A fraudster will send......

Authored by the Internal Revenue Service | March 31, 2021 To help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service will take steps to automatically refund money this spring and summer to people......

Much has been written regarding the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) already. For details on the RRF program please read our previous article. The following provides several important updates on the......

The federal government waived taxes on PPP loans, but Utah requires businesses to pay taxes in most situations. Specifically, it is taxable if the PPP/Grant money was used to pay......

(authored by RSM US LLP) PPP extension clears Senate. Program to be extended to May 31, with 30 days provided after May 31 for SBA to process pending applications....

On March 22, 2021, The Internal Revenue Service announced that the next batch of Economic Impact Payments will be issued to taxpayers this week, with many of these coming by......

Authored by The National Restaurant Association RESTAURANT REVITALIZATION FUND The American Rescue Plan Act establishes a $25 billion “Restaurant Revitalization Fund” (RRF) within the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Grants:......

On the 2020 Form 1040 we are required to answer this question:  “At any time during [the prior year], did you receive, sell, send, exchange, or otherwise acquire any financial......

An increased child tax credit is part of the March 2021 American Rescue Plan Act stimulus package. Even though the benefit of a tax credit traditionally isn’t available until after......

Unemployment Benefits We’ve seen numerous changes to unemployment benefits throughout 2020 and 2021. Now, President Biden’s American Rescue Plan that Congress enacted in March of 2021 has extended the additional......

On March 17, the IRS extended the normal April 15 individual tax return due date to May 17.  Caution: the extension does not apply to Corporations, Trusts or the 2021......

Article Highlights: • Economic Impact Payments • High-Income Taxpayer Phaseout • Reconciliation • Dependents • Decedents • Social Security Number Requirements • Non-Filers and IRS Information Site • Should I......

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was introduced in March 2020 as part of the CARES Act. The ERC is a refundable payroll tax credit against employee wages designed to make......

Accounting Today recognized Haynie & Company as the No. 3 Fastest-Growing Firm in the U.S. and as one of the top 4 ‘Firms To Watch’ for 2021. Please join us......

Meet the Haynie & Company Managers in Phoenix, AZ and Flagstaff, AZ. This group includes a coach, a gamer and a former mail carrier. Find out a few surprising facts......

Who has the most interesting hobby or hidden talent? You decide! Get to know our Texas managers. Help us celebrate the unique qualities each team member contributes. Find out interesting......

Take a break from tax season to get to know our Utah managers. There’s more than meets the eye with this interesting group. From charity work to great adventures, the......

At Haynie & Company family is important. It’s a core value we strive to incorporate in our daily decisions. I hope you feel more like family after getting to know......

Get to know our Managers in Boise, Idaho. At Haynie & Company, Family is a core value. We hope our teams feels more like family after you get to know......

Do you like Football, skiing, or travel? If so, you’d fit in with our Colorado Managers. Find out what they like to do outside the office. Haynie & Company strives......

Authored by the IRS | February 18, 2021 Earlier this month, the IRS issued notices to approximately 260,000 taxpayers stating they haven’t filed their 2019 federal tax return. These notices,......

During late 2020 and early 2021, the Haynie & Company Austin Team volunteered with the Central Texas Food Bank. One of the Central Texas Food Bank Partner Agencies, Westover Church,......

Haynie & Company is a proud recipient of Best of The Woodlands 2021. We are recognized as a top two Best Accountant and Tax Service. View all winners. Thank you......

(authored by RSM US LLP) Biden-Harris administration announces changes to PPP including a 14-day exclusive access period for businesses with fewer than 20 employees....

Authored by FBI National Press Office The FBI has seen a spike in fraudulent unemployment insurance claims complaints related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic involving the use of stolen personal......

Haynie & Company is now an IRS Certified Continuing Education (CE) Provider. CE Providers are those approved to present continuing education programs to Enrolled Agents, CPAs, and other tax return......

Haynie & Company is a proud sponsor of the Mu5iK in Motion 5k/Virtual Fun Run benefitting the Houston Show Choir. This family-friendly, virtual event is Sunday, February 21 – Sunday,......

Self-employed individuals may be entitled to tax credits related to COVID-19.  A self-employed individual who regularly carries on a trade or business, and would have been eligible for qualified sick......

Woodlands Online 12th Annual Best of The Woodlands Competition for 2021 is here! Voting begins February 1 and ends February 21. Haynie & Company The Woodlands are proud recipients of Best......

We have exciting news! Haynie & Company has earned the 2021 Top Workplaces USA award. All winners were announced on January 27 at a special, virtual event. This award means......

The San Antonio Haynie & Company office hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to kick off the 2021 Tax Season. This event was a partnership with the North San Antonio Chamber......

ACTION REQUIRED! We strongly recommend all individual taxpayers apply for an IRS issued Identity Protection Personal Identification Number (IP PIN). This should be done before the IRS opens up e-filing......

(authored by RSM US LLP) Taxpayers should familiarize with Biden’s plan, remain vigilant for developments and position themselves to act at the appropriate times....

The Haynie Team recently took a 10 Day Mindfulness Challenge. This was part of the Growth Group Empathy and Mindfulness Series. Employees were sent a daily practice and reflection question.......

Ogden Office Flood: New Tax Document Drop Off Location The Haynie & Company Ogden office experienced a flood on January 1, 2021. We store all our documents electronically, so no......

Recovery Rebate Stimulus Payments and Credits December 2020 Stimulus Payments The bill provides a refundable tax credit in the amount of $600 per eligible family member. The credit is $600......

Paycheck Protection Program – December 2020 Changes The Consolidated Appropriations Act changes the PPP Loan Program primarily in three ways. First, the Act allows new PPP loan applications to be......

January 1, 2021 – Haynie & Company is excited to announce the acquisition of Judd, Thomas, Smith & Company, P.C. Certified Public Accountants and Advisors. Judd, Thomas, Smith & Company......

Austin, TX is filled with amazing and inspiring non-profits. It has been our privilege to connect with and volunteer alongside some of these organizations in 2020. One of our Winter......

On Dec. 22, 2020, Congress passed the latest COVID-19 Relief Bill. This is the largest bill ever passed by Congress at over 5,500 pages. It contains over $900 billion of......

The Haynie & Company office in The Woodlands, Texas is bringing a little Christmas cheer to local senior citizens. Seniors have been hit especially hard this year by the pandemic.......

AUSTIN COMMUNITY EVENT Texas Baptist Children’s Home | December 2020 Haynie & Company’s Austin Team had the opportunity to collect toys and canned food for the Texas Baptist Children’s Home......

The San Antonio office invites you to celebrate a new year…a new tax year that is! The 2021 Tax Season is just around the corner, and to celebrate The Most......

Attention S-Corp Owners: Now is the time to make year-end QuickBooks adjustments. Don’t forget to add medical health insurance premiums to officer’s W-2s. Check boxes 1 and 14. S-Corp medical......

Haynie & Company won the 2020 Salt Lake Tribune Top Workplaces award! Look for us in the Salt Lake Tribune. We accepted the award during a virtual awards ceremony on......

New 1099-NEC and other 1099 Revisions. Don’t forget, you must provide 1099s for 2020 to workers no later than Feb. 1, 2021. The forms are normally due Jan. 31, but......

On Dec. 7th, the Haynie & Company Corporate office hosted an American Red Cross blood drive. Our Salt Lake City team had 33 participants and successfully collected 29 units! Thank......

10 Tips for Better Budgeting…and how QuickBooks Online can help you with the mechanics. If you already have a budget, it’s probably been difficult for you to stick with it......

If you have lost your job, there are a number of tax issues you may encounter. How you deal with these issues can profoundly impact your taxes and finances. The......

A federal tax credit for the purchase and installation costs of a residential solar system is fading away. After being 30% of the cost for several years through 2019, the......

THANK YOU! We are beyond thankful for those who made our Haynie Gives: Holiday Tree Auction a success. All 30 trees found homes! With the help of our supportive clients,......

The Haynie & Company Austin Team has been working on a number of community projects this fall. One of these projects included the first annual Haynie Gives: Holiday Tree Auction.......

We have exciting news to share. Haynie & Company won the 2020 Best Companies to Work For award! Look for us in the December issue of Utah Business magazine. In......

We could all use more good news right now. Here’s a story about SpongeBob, spare change and our own Jeff Jones. Get ready to smile. It all started last week......

View the Holiday Tree Auction Online Haynie & Company is hosting a Holiday Tree Auction. The online auction is Live 8am, November 30 through 8pm, December 4. We will donate......

IRS Guidance on Deductibility of PPP Loan Expenses The IRS recently issued Revenue Ruling 2020-27 that states that expenses paid using PPP funds are not deductible in 2020 if there......

To provide businesses and their owners with some relief from the financial effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the CARES Act eases the rules for claiming certain tax losses. This article......

This article explains the benefits of being a “small” business. “Small” is bigger than ever! Is your business eligible for expanded tax benefits? Small businesses enjoy several tax advantages that......

Anyone selling a business interest, real estate or other highly appreciated property could get hit with a substantial capital gains tax bill. One way to soften the blow — though......

Gig workers represent a growing segment of the economy. And no matter what the job or app, they all have one thing in common: income tax obligations. This article explores......

The Haynie & Company Las Vegas office was a proud title sponsor at The Las Vegas Rescue Mission 16th Annual Golf Tournament. The Las Vegas Rescue Mission provides hope and......

The Haynie & Company Phoenix Office is proud to support the company wide Holiday Tree Auction, with a decorated tree of their own. Managing Partner, Dave Peterson and his family......

The Haynie & Company Brownsville Office is proud to support the company wide Holiday Tree Auction, with two trees of their own. Managing Partner, Dave Peterson and his family have......

The Haynie & Company Corporate Office in Salt Lake City and the Ogden Office are proud to support the company wide Haynie Gives: Holiday Tree Auction. Managing Partner, Dave Peterson......

The Haynie & Company San Antonio Office is proud to support the company wide Holiday Tree Auction, with three decorated trees of their own. Managing Partner, Dave Peterson and his......

The Haynie & Company Flagstaff office is proud to support the company wide Holiday Tree Auction, with two decorated trees of their own. Our Corporate Headquarters is leading the way......

The Haynie Holiday Tree Auction is a new event, started in 2020, by Managing Partner, Dave Peterson. The Haynie & Company local offices were invited to take part in a......

The Haynie & Company Littleton Office is proud to support the company wide Holiday Tree Auction, with two decorated trees of their own. Managing Partner, Dave Peterson and his family......

The Haynie & Company Austin Office volunteered this fall with Community First, a 51-acre master planned community that provides affordable housing and a supportive community for men and women coming......

What word other than “unprecedented” can be used to describe the events we’ve experienced this year? During such times, tax planning is far from top of mind. But it’s still......

If a relative needs financial help, offering an intrafamily loan might seem like a good idea. But if not properly executed, such loans can carry negative tax consequences. This article......

Earlier this year, Congress finally passed legislation that corrects a drafting error related to real estate qualified improvement property (QIP). The correction is part of the CARES Act. It retroactively......

This article explains the requirements and advantages of an S corporation status and what needs to be done to avoid S corporation termination. The proper care and feeding of your......

The COVID-19 pandemic has been causing havoc in the global markets and the U.S. economy. In these uncertain times, it’s important to stay on top of your financial status, including......

Scam artists seem to come out of the woodwork when there’s money involved —  and taxes are no exception. Fortunately, by becoming familiar with common tax scams and understanding what......

To provide tax relief to businesses suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic, the CARES Act temporarily relaxes the limitation on deductions for business interest expense. This article explains the rules that......

On Sept. 30, 2020, the IRS issued final regulations that provide guidance for meal and entertainment deductions under section 274 of the Internal Revenue Code. The following is a general......

If you are reading this, that means you’ve survived what will be one of the most interesting years in your life! This year has brought changes to the way we......

Haynie & Company was a proud sponsor at the October 30th Great Pumpkin Shoot event. The Great Pumpkin Shoot is a key fundraiser for Meals on Wheels Montgomery County. This......

Haynie & Company is now a proud member of the ASCPA 100% Membership Club. The Arizona Society of CPAs honors firms that demonstrate a high level of commitment to the......

(authored by RSM US LLP) With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the manufacturing industry....

(authored by RSM US LLP) With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the health care industry....

(authored by RSM US LLP) With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for various industries....

On October 8, 2020, The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or......

Haynie & Company is excited to sponsor the MountainWest Capital Network’s (MWCN) 2020 Utah 100 Awards. The Utah 100 recognizes Utah’s 15 largest revenue companies, 100 fastest growing, and a......

Tax deadlines have been very fluid in 2020! The original April 15th deadline was pushed to July 15th. Now, the October 15 tax deadline has been extended for many taxpayers......

October 5, 2020 – The SBA’s PPP loan was likely a lifesaver to your business, and the next step is to apply for loan forgiveness with the bank that processed......

On October 1, 2020, Utah Governor Herbert announced the launch of a new $2 million “Small Business Quarantined Employee Grant” for small businesses in Utah. The grant was created using......

Top Workplaces recognized Haynie & Company’s outstanding culture. Our Salt Lake City team was recently surveyed by Energage as part of the Salt Lake Tribune Top Workplaces competition. The overall......

In most cases, charitable gifts are deducted by taxpayers who itemize. Those donations are claimed on Schedule A of their annual tax return. However, this year, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief......

As part of the CARES Act, Congress provided temporary relief for homeowners with federally backed mortgages who were financially impacted by COVID-19. For those unable to keep up with their......

Times have changed, and many teams around the world are finding themselves in a new telecommuting ecosystem that has brought various challenges that go along with it. Whether your employees......

The Internal Revenue Service has announced it will reopen the registration period for federal beneficiaries with children who didn’t receive a $500 per child Economic Impact (stimulus) Payment earlier this......

Each Fall, Haynie & Company staff look forward to meeting with accounting students at local university’s career events. It’s a great way for us to share career insight and introduce......

Authored by the Internal Revenue Service: IR-2020-183, August 18, 2020 This week the IRS will send interest payments to about 13.9 million individual taxpayers who timely filed their 2019 federal......

President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum, that directs the Treasury Secretary to use his authority to defer the withholding, deposit and payment of employees’ portions of Social Security taxes from......

Haynie & Company is excited to announce the acquisition of two exceptional CPA firms in Idaho and Texas. As a result of the recent expansion, there are now over 330......

Haynie & Company is proud to announce the acquisition of Crandall-Swenson, PLLC as of September 1, 2020. Crandall-Swenson, PLLC is located in the suburbs of west Boise, Idaho. This is......

Cybercriminals have had a field day with COVID-19.  Many have used the outbreak to create malware associated with the virus. They spoof organizations involved in relief efforts, whether medical or......

We are proud to announce Haynie & Company’s Dave Peterson has been recognized by Accounting Today as a 2020 Managing Partner Elite. Accounting Today’s annual MP Elite list always represents......

Haynie & Company is excited to announce all four Phoenix area Haynie & Company offices will now be together in one location! Our new office near Tempe Town Lake will......

Inside Public Accounting (IPA) has recognized Haynie & Company as both a Top 200 Firm for 2020 and a 2020 Fastest-Growing Firm. Haynie & Company ranked 152 with 15% growth......

We are proud to announce Haynie & Company Partner Hal Rosen, CPA is a TOP 100 ProAdvisor for 2020. Each year Insightful Accountant recognizes the Best in QuickBooks. Congratulations Hal!......

Article Highlights: Keeping home improvement records Home gain exclusion amounts Records may be required to avoid tax   Individuals who meet the 2-out-of-5-year use and ownership tests can exclude up......

Authored by RSM US LLP SBA releases additional PPP guidance/opens lender forgiveness portal. On Aug. 10, 2020 the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Forgiveness Platform went live.......

The IRS announced residents of Utah will qualify for tax relief due to the earthquakes and aftershocks that took place on or after 3/18/2020. This relief will automatically be applied......

In recent years, the IRS began increasing identity theft identification efforts following an increase of fraudulently filed tax returns. As part of these efforts to decrease fraud, the IRS is......

Notice 2020-51, issued on June 23, 2020, provides additional flexibility for individuals to decide how to deal with any required minimum distributions (RMDs) they took from 401(k)s or other employer-sponsored......

At Haynie & Company we strive to provide a work environment that focuses on growth, family, trust, and service. These are the same principles that guide our client relationships. Find......

We are proud to announce that Haynie & Company Las Vegas has been recognized as one of the top Accountants and Business Consultants in Las Vegas for 2020. Congratulations to......

Our offices are closed on Fridays now through August, as well as in, November and December. These days off are affectionately known as Haynie Fridays. This break allows our team......

Article Highlights: Away-from-home travel Lodging and meals Entertaining for charity Automobile travel Uniforms Substantiation requirements   If you volunteered your time for a charity or governmental entity during the COVID-19......

Ever since 2006, individuals age 70½ or older have been able to transfer up to $100,000 annually from their IRAs to qualified charities. These transfers are referred to as qualified......

As bad as it has been financially for many individuals, 2020 does provide some unique tax opportunities for those who have traditional IRA accounts. These range from converting traditional IRAs......

On March 13, 2020 the President issued an emergency disaster declaration under the Stafford Act as a result of the coronavirus disease pandemic. The disaster area covers all 50 states,......

If you are an adoptive parent or are planning to adopt a child, you may qualify for a substantial income tax credit. The amount of the credit is based on......

Haynie & Company is proud to launch a new virtual lecture series for Accounting students. This is our chance to give advice to future CPAs. Students can learn from our......

In response to COVID-19, Congress created four payroll tax relief programs for employers via the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and the Families First Coronavirus Response......

Once you get above a certain age, you start hearing about a magical thing called a credit score. You hear that everybody has one and that you need to do......

On June 17, the SBA released a new EZ version of the PPP forgiveness application. The EZ application requires fewer calculations and less documentation for eligible borrowers. View the EZ......

If any part of your work involves driving business miles that can be deducted on your income taxes, you’ll want to know about a relatively new QuickBooks Online feature: mileage......

COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on all aspects of American businesses, but perhaps none have been as severely affected as small business owners. Surviving this disaster will require more......

June 10, 2020 – Haynie & Company hosted their annual Summer Leadership Academy on May 14, 2020. Due to COVID-19 the event was held on Zoom, rather than our Corporate......

Join our QuickBooks Online Training and stay on top of your accounting system. Learn the basic yet effective features of QuickBooks Online that will help you and your business save......

Late Wednesday June 3, 2020 the US Senate backed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020, the House passed this bill on May 28th and it is now with......

The IRS issued COVID Tax Tip 2020-63 on May 28, 2020. Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employers can grant paid leave for an employee to take care of......

June 2020 Individual Due Dates June 1 – Final Due Date for IRA Trustees to Issue Form 5498 Final due date for IRA trustees to issue Form 5498, providing IRA owners......

It’s not junk mail! Millions of people will get their Economic Impact Payment by prepaid debit card. Don’t throw yours away thinking it is just another credit card solicitation! Nearly......

PPP Loan Forgiveness Application-At Least Some Guidance! On May 15, 2020, the SBA issued a PPP Loan Forgiveness Application which provided clarifications to several outstanding questions.  Many questions are still......

On May 15, 2020, the SBA released the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application. This brings more clarification to some unanswered questions. The application and instructions include the following: Options for borrowers......

Bernard Abercrombie, CPA has over 40 years of experience serving Montgomery County and The Woodlands, Texas area. Bernard was recently the featured guest on Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber’s  Business Builders......

Some taxpayers have received Economic Impact Payments in error for deceased family members or for other reasons. On May 11, 2020 the IRS updated instructions on how to return a......

All PPP borrowers must certify in good faith that “current economic uncertainty makes this loan request necessary to support the ongoing operations.” According to the SBA guidance issued May 13,......

Get our PPP Forgiveness Calculator (Excel). Enter your name and email address below and the calculator will be emailed to you. Questions on PPP loan forgiveness? Learn how to maximize......

[The Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers who want to receive their economic impact payments by direct deposit to register their information by Wednesday, May 13, at noon, or else......

The CARES Act includes Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) provisions that extend and supplement state-provided unemployment insurance and are intended to lessen the financial burdens on individuals who have lost their......

May 2020 Individual Due Dates May 11 – Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during April,......

View our April 23 Webinar: Maximizing PPP Loan Forgiveness Though we just got word about the Senate approval of an additional $350 billion dollars in PPP Loan funding, the primary......

PPP loan forgiveness questions?  Received funds and now what?  Learn how to maximize your approval for loan forgiveness! Haynie & Company and NOW CFO teamed up to educate and discuss......

The CARES Act amendments to section 163(j) will allow many taxpayers increased interest deductions in tax years beginning in 2019 and 2020. Section 163(j) in general Section 163(j) limits business......

SBA Disaster Loans and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans Explained Haynie & Company and NOW CFO teamed up to educate and discuss with business owners and leaders how to apply......

Paycheck Protection Program Q & A (updated 4/15/20) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Information Sheet Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) On April 2, 2020 the SBA issued Interim Final Rules for the......

The IRS will start sending Economic Impact Payments to most Americans in April. Check your eligibility, payment status and confirm your payment type.  A Few Words of Caution: Scammers will......

Notice 2020-23 (which updates Notice 2020-18, “Additional Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic”), released on April 9, 2020, provides Taxpayers who are currently engaged in a......

The COVID-19 situation might affect your ability to pay rent, bank loans, insurance premiums, utilities, or vendors on a timely basis. If you are unable to pay these items, open a......

The last four months have been a tumultuous time for retirement plan distribution rules and in particular Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules. SECURE ACT CHANGES In late December 2019, long......

A Little Used IRS Code Section Applicable Now for Businesses! Internal Revenue Code Section 139 was initially created as a result of the 9/11 attacks. The intent was to allow......

IR-2020-64, April 2, 2020 The Internal Revenue provided the following advice to taxpayers on April 2, 2020: Be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts......

Payroll Tax Deferral for Employers The CARES Act economic stimulus package, passed on March 27, allows companies to defer paying their portion of Social Security payroll taxes (6.2%). Companies will......

The President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) into law today. The CARES Act provides historic stimulus for small businesses. Most importantly, a portion of......

Our Virtual Offices are Open! Haynie & Company is proud to have secure technology in place that enables our team to serve you well from any location. Although our physical......

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has never faced a challenge like the COVID-19 outbreak, but they’re stepping up to help small business owners who are suffering financially during these......

Tax Day Moves from April 15 to July 15 This morning, the Treasury Department announced the federal tax filing and tax payment deadlines are now July 15, 2020.  We expect......

How to Survive an Economic Shutdown Don’t be an Ostrich! Now Isn’t the Time to Stick Your Head in the Sand. This isn’t meant to be another message discussing COVID-19......

March 20, 2020 The IRS has extended both the tax filing and tax payment deadline to July 15. We encourage you to reach out to your lenders, landlords and key......

Taxpayers should know the signs of a phone scam, especially during filing season IRS Tax Tip: 2020-32 Note: while not included in the IRS Tip, we’ve noticed these same tips......

View this article in PDF format. Education Tax Benefits If you pay tuition, fees, and other costs for attendance at an eligible educational institution for yourself, your spouse, or your......

View this article in PDF format. The SECURE Act Changes IRAs and 401(k) Plans On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (H.R.......

The Nevada Museum of Art is an important cultural and educational resource for everyone in the Reno, Nevada community. Haynie & Company is proud to be a supporting sponsor and......

On Dec. 20, 2019, the House and Senate passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. This year-end spending package included many tax provisions. The bill also extends expired tax provision which......

Click Here to view this article in PDF format. In order for a business owner to know how to treat payments made to workers for services, he or she must......

Click Here to view this article in PDF format. We Appreciate Referrals We acquire many of our customers through referrals from satisfied clients. Beyond the benefit of being able to......

Haynie & Company’s Austin, Texas team was proud to volunteer with Community First Village, the Holiday Wishes Program, and the Texas Baptist Children’s Home this month. At Haynie & Company,......

Click Here to view this article in PDF format. With the end of 2019 fast approaching it is time to take inventory of your capital gains and losses for the......

Click Here to view this article in PDF format. Deductible Expenses In order to be a deductible, business expenses for travel, lodging, and meals must be ordinary and necessary. An......

This Tax Planning Guide provides an overview of the most consequential changes under the TCJA and other key tax provisions you need to be aware of. It offers strategies for......

December 1, 2019 – Haynie & Company is excited to announce the acquisition of two exceptional CPA firms as of December 1, 2019. Haynie & Company Texas is growing! With......

November 1, 2019 – Haynie & Company is excited to announce the acquisition of six exceptional CPA firms as of November 1, 2019. In recent years, Haynie & Company has......

Learning can be fun. This old adage is something Haynie & Company CPAs take to heart. Each year, as summer ends, our staff come together for unique educational events. This......

Haynie & Company’s Adam Wilkes has an abundance of happy and wants to share it! Adam is an audit senior manager in our Littleton, Colorado office and serves on the......

On September 23, Haynie & Company hosted an Open House for 50 students and their guests. This was the first Open House at the newly remodeled Salt Lake City corporate......

On August 13, 2019, Haynie & Company brought together the greater Salt Lake community to support Sobriety Foundation. Our annual golf fundraiser was a fun way to connect with clients......

Haynie & Company’s 2019 Golf Fundraiser was a huge success. Thank you to all our sponsors and participants! Your generosity allowed us to donate $15,000 to The Sobriety Foundation. Your......

Aug 9, 2018 – Inside Public Accounting (IPA) has recognized Haynie & Company as a Top 300 firm for 2019. We are up nearly 13% from 2018 (251) and now......

July 26, 2019 – Congratulations to Haynie & Company’s Mitch Doman. Mitch received the UACPA’s Outstanding Student Award. Mitch was an audit intern in our Downtown office last year and......

June 25, 2019 – Haynie & Company is hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Mountain Dell Golf Course in Salt Lake City, Utah.......

June 5, 2019 – Haynie & Company hosted their second annual Summer Leadership Academy on May 21, 2019. Thank you to all the students who attended. Attendees included 15 select......

May 30, 2019 – We are proud to announce Insightful Accountant has named Hal Rosen, CPA as a TOP 100 ProAdvisor for 2019. He will receive recognition at the Scaling......

May 14, 2019 – Haynie & Company won the “2019 Best of Salt Lake City – Best Accountant” award. It is an honor that our clients took the time to......

There are many tax scams out there with the purpose of stealing your identity, stealing your money, or filing fraudulent tax returns using your private information. Tax scammers work year-round,......

On December 22, 2017, the President signed into law new tax legislation that lowered some tax rates and eliminated or changed numerous tax provisions. This article will focus on some......

Standard Deduction The standard deduction reduces taxable income. It is a benefit that eliminates the need for many taxpayers to itemize actual deductions, such as medical expenses, taxes, interest, and......

Beginning in 2018, employee business expenses are no longer tax deductible. The tax deduction for business vehicle expenses applies only to self-employed persons. If you use your car or truck......

Rental Property Requirements 2019 implements a new set of rules relating to rental properties that we must start following in order to try to qualify for the favorable “20% Qualified......

Apr. 30, 2019 – Haynie & Company has been growing at a rapid pace but our website wasn’t keeping up. That’s why we are so excited to introduce the NEW......

Mar. 15, 2019 – Haynie & Company is honored to be a 2019 Best of SLC nominee. We’d like to thank all of our fabulous clients and employees who voted......

Jan. 28, 2019 -We are excited to announce the mergers of John Cunha CPA, PC of Reno, Nevada and Weiner, Duranso & Company, Ltd (WD&Co) of Las Vegas. Haynie &......

Aug. 30, 2018 – Haynie & Company gives back. Generosity is a core value that benefits our employees and the entire community. We’re committed to making the world a better......