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February 24, 2014
Terry College of Business Summer Programs
BatesCarter encourages high school students to participate in 2014 UGA summer program for business and entrepreneurship.

December 12, 2013
Current Status of Future Taxation of Capital Gains and Dividends
Even though the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 made the 0%, 15% and 20% rates for capital gains and qualified dividends permanent, taxpayers should expect the rates to increase in the next few years.

September 12, 2013
PATIENT PROTECTION AND AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
PPACA requires most individuals (including children and other dependents) to carry health insurance, beginning January 1, 2014.

January 22, 2013
Overview of the tax provisions in the 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act
The recently enacted 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act is a sweeping tax package that includes...

November 21, 2012
Georgia Conservation Tax Credit Regulation Amended
In the past few years many of our clients have taken advantage of the Georgia conservation land tax credit. Effective November 1, 2012, ...

November 08, 2012
What To Expect Now that the Election is Over
In his first term of office President Obama passed a Medicare tax increase so in 2013 the Medicare tax rate for Married couples whose earned income exceeds $250,000 will increase by .9% ($200,000 for singles).

October 31, 2012
Georgia Conservation Tax Credit Regulation Amended
In the past few years many of our clients have taken advantage of the Georgia conservation land tax credit. Effective November 1, 2012, the regulations regarding these credits (Reg. §560-7-8-.50, have been amended to include:

October 30, 2012
Offer-in-Compromise
BatesCarter recently completed an Offer-in-compromise in which the taxpayer settled a $200,000 tax bill for less than 1% of the amount owed...

October 29, 2012
IRS Tax Tips 2012-13 - Don't Fall for Phony IRS Websites
The Internal Revenue Service is issuing a warning about a new tax scam that uses a website that mimics the IRS e-Services online registration page.

September 25, 2012
Buy-Sell Agreements
Buy-Sell Agreements

August 16, 2012
Georgia Income Tax Credits

August 08, 2012
BatesCarter Celebrating 50 years continues with the center-spread ad in the Greater Hall Chamber Business Link
Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Business Link August 7, 2012

July 10, 2012
Summary of SAS – Group Audits

April 30, 2012
How Long Should You Keep Records After Tax Day?

February 23, 2012
Obama Budget Has Few Surprises
Before I discuss some of the more interesting items in the proposed 2013 federal budget...

February 09, 2012
New Reporting Rule for Form W-2

January 24, 2012
IRS Reminds Parents of Ten Tax Benefits
Tax Benefits for Parents

January 19, 2012
UPDATE to 3% Withholding Repeal & Job Creation Act

December 27, 2011
Income Tax & Social Security Taxes for Government Employees

December 21, 2011
State of Georgia Tax Credits

December 05, 2011
Women Charged with Taking $540K - Forsyth County News article

November 02, 2011
New Developments in State Tax Nexus

August 30, 2011
Tips For Taxpayers Who Receive An IRS Notice
IRS Tax Tip 2012-73, April 16, 2012

August 15, 2011
BatesCarter Wins Two Awards For New Brand
BatesCarter, Business Advisors and CPAs, won two AAM-Marketing Achievement Awards (AAM-MAAs) at the Association for Accounting Marketing Annual Summit.

July 07, 2011
Recipient of Medical Center Foundation Golf tournament 2011 fundraiser - Georgia Mountain Food Bank
See how BatesCarter is playing a supporting role with The Georgia Mountain Food Bank

July 01, 2011
3% Withholding on Payments by Governments
Any state or local government that spends more than $100 million in any year, not including salaries and benefits, is required to withhold 3%....

June 24, 2011
Watch our complimentary webinar
“Confessions of an Employee Benefit Plan Auditor” Click here to view.

March 21, 2011
Get Credit!
I’m not referring to convincing your banker or credit card company to increase your credit limit. This article is, I hope, even better than that. It is about cutting your taxes, getting back more OF what you paid in, and in some cases getting back more THAN you paid in. These common tax credits are sort of in a stage-of-life order. Read through them to see if you might qualify for some of the tax credits.

January 28, 2011
100 Candles Sit Atop the Candler School Building Birthday Cake
The Candler Street School Building turned 100 years old in 2011. Read and share some of the memories you may have created in our building.

December 21, 2010
The Old Tax Law has a New Two Year Life
By Rusty Hopkins

November 30, 2010
Hanging on to History
Ornaments immortalize Gainesville's unique past

November 16, 2010
Independent Contractor or Employee?
by Duane Schlereth

November 12, 2010
Georgia Tax Information
If you received an assessment notice from the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) don't panic. Learn more about what this notice assessment notice really means.

November 10, 2010
Accounting for Derivatives
What is a derivative? A derivative is an arrangement to receive or make payments based on prices related to a transaction without actually entering into that transaction. Examples are interest rate swaps and futures contracts.

October 27, 2010
5 Tips for Improving Your Cash Flow
5 Tips for Improving Your Cash Flow

October 27, 2010
Why Specialized Accounting Services Matter
Why Specialized Accounting Services Matter

October 27, 2010
Accounting for Startups
Accounting for Startups

October 20, 2010
The New Fund Balance and Changes to Governmental Fund Type Definitions
by Beth Grimes

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