About Les Merritt CPA-CFP

SPRING IS HERE

Spring is here for sure when the yellow pollen covers automobiles, mailboxes and other exposed surfaces and sneezing and stuffiness affects much of the population here in the South. As most of us have learned, it is not the visible pollen but the other pollen that cause the allergy problems. As the days go on […]

COUNTDOWN TO TAX DAY

This is your reminder countdown to tax day!  Your personal tax return is due in less than six weeks. Your company return, depending on what type of company may be due next week. It may not be too late to have a CPA file your personal taxes. In cases where one or both can’t be […]

TIME FOR AN EXTENSION?

Did your refund or what you had to pay disappoint you last year? Did you file at the last minute and slave over getting everything ready? Even if you haven’t planned for your 2017 taxes it’s not too late. However, don’t be tempted to go to the tax buddy in the booth or do a […]

RED FLAGS FOR AN AUDIT

There are a number of indicators on a tax return that can trigger an audit. One of the best reasons to use CPAs to do your taxes is that they are aware of most of these. No one wants to be audited. In 2016 only.7% of individual and .8% of small business returns were audited. […]

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