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The following Q&A describes our 2021 tax filing process in detail. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated and necessary as we continue to navigate this pandemic and work to keep everyone healthy. Q: How will I communicate my tax situation to the office?  We have adopted a technology platform, Canopy, that includes a secure client portal for the electronic sharing of […]
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This tax season, as every year in recent history, there are 3 main ways to do your taxes. Should you file via H&R Block, TurboTax, or an accountant? The user interfaces on H&R Block and TurboTax are more sophisticated than they used to be, but should you trust the AI behind them to alleviate the anxiety you (along with many […]
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One of the most common tax-related questions we hear from our clients is: “How long should I keep my tax returns?” Firstly, once your taxes have been submitted for the year, what should you do to manage the paperwork that remains? While the majority of people can safely dispose of their personal tax documents (all of the paperwork you gathered […]
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If you are the executor or a beneficiary of an estate, you may benefit from reading our list of New Jersey Inheritance FAQs. New Jersey’s inheritance tax law has been in effect since 1892 and is currently based on how each beneficiary is related to the decedent, and how much they will receive after the decedent passes away. When we […]
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As we approach the end of 2021, it’s time for NJ business owners to begin to limit their annual tax liabilities. Today we’re sharing strategies that we recommend to each of our clients who operate businesses locally. Create a Cash Balance Plan Business owners who earn over $250,000 per year often benefit from incorporating a cash balance plan. While these […]
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Halter CPA has recently relocated to a smaller office across town at 69 S. Main Street, Mullica Hill. Given the choice between raising our rates and rescaling our internal operations, the decision was clear. We are proud to remain dedicated to offering personalized, boutique accounting services at affordable rates. We also want to ensure that you all know what to […]
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We at Joan W. Halter, CPA are proud and grateful to have been voted the “Best Accountant in Gloucester County” for 2021! Since our founding in 1991, our primary goal has been to provide outstanding service to each and every one of our clients. By voting for us as the best Gloucester County accountant, you’ve affirmed that you recognize and […]
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At Joan W. Halter, CPA, our hearts are heavy on behalf of our communities that have been devastated by Hurricane Ida. If you were directly affected by the hurricane, either at your home or place of business, recent announcements by the IRS regarding your tax return due date extensions may provide a small bit of respite as you work on […]
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When our clients first meet with us at Halter CPA, they sometimes ask how the experience of working with us will differ from their being a client of a corporate accounting firm. Today, let’s talk about the benefits of working with a boutique accounting firm in South Jersey, and how our level of service simply cannot be matched by a […]
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Independent business owners often find that the day-to-day operations consume most of their time. As a result, details like accounting can be pushed to the side. The catch: a business needs accurate, effective, and prompt accounting if it is to join the 25% of enterprises that survive and thrive. The good news is that hiring an NJ accountant is a […]
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