This section of our website is being updated and is incomplete. Updates are scheduled to be completed by December 31, 2017.
Youmans & Gardner, CPAs provide professional tax planning and preparation that gives our clients ease of mind knowing that their tax reporting obligations are taken care of accurately and timely. Furthermore, we are here all year long to provide additional support related to tax planning, examinations, and problem resolution.
Our planning services allow individuals the opportunity to be proactive in managing their tax liability. We can provide a snapshot of your current tax situation as well as the effect of various scenarios that you or your small business may be facing.
Our Tax Planning and Preparation services include:
Individuals who provide services of a household nature in a private home are considered employees of the homeowner. Examples of services that qualify an individual as a household employee are cooking, housekeeping, babysitting, caretaking, health care, cleaning, and gardening. When a homeowner employs household employees they may be required to withhold federal and state withholding and Social Security taxes. In addition, employers may be required to pay Social Security and federal and state unemployment taxes.
Youmans & Gardner, CPAs help meet your needs with our household employment services by calculating employee paychecks, maintaining employee earnings records, preparing payroll tax returns and remittances, preparing employee wage statements, and adjusting your estimated tax payments to cover any additional tax liability from employment taxes.
Youmans & Gardner, CPAs provide personal financial advisory services to help you plan and prepare financially for life events. These are some of the areas that our services can benefit you.
The sales tax rate for Decatur County, Georgia will change from 7% to 8% on April 1, 2018. Vendors should change the setup in your cash register or point of sale system before your first sale of the month. The rate is comprised of 4% state, 1% local option, 1% special local option, 1% education special local option, and a new 1% transportation special local option tax.
Click here for the revised Georgia sales tax rate tables.
Circular E has been updates by the IRS which provides new federal withholding rates based on The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December. Employers should begin to use the new rates as early as possible, but no later than February 15, 2018. We provide a link to the publication and other payroll forms under our Resources page. Click here.