Archive for January, 2015

4 Things You Need to Consider When Choosing a Tax Preparer

Posted on:  January 29th, 2015
By:  Diane Morrison

Choosing a new accountant can be an activity fraught with trepidation. How do you find someone who is efficient and knowledgeable, yet can be trusted with all of your most personal information?
Unfortunately, most people don’t Yelp about their accountants! But the IRS has some good guidelines on t Read More

Last Updated by Diane Morrison January 29, 2015

Information Return Filing – Are You Required to Send out 1099s?

Posted on:  January 23rd, 2015
By:  Diane Morrison

The Internal Revenue Service requires businesses to file “information returns” in order to cross-check reported income and therefore hinder tax evasion.  Everyone is familiar with the ubiquitous W-2, an information return that any business with employees must file and that we all need in order Read More

Last Updated by Diane Morrison January 23, 2015

The Digital Dilemma – What to Do About Your “Digital Estate”

Posted on:  January 15th, 2015
By:  Diane Morrison

After last month’s discussion (, if you didn’t already have a will in place, hopefully you dialed up your favorite attorney and made an appointment to draw one up. But wait, there’s more. Have you ever thought about your digital estate? That is, yo Read More

Last Updated by Diane Morrison January 15, 2015

Congratulations in Order for Two CMC Accountants

Posted on:  January 8th, 2015
By:  Diane Morrison

Teresa Mason, Managing Partner at Collins, Mason & Company is pleased to announce major milestones in the careers of two of our esteemed accountants.
In December, Jena Lee, who originally joined the firm at the start of tax season 2013, finished and passed the CPA exam, a grueling four-part exam Read More

Last Updated by Diane Morrison January 8, 2015

The Top Four New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make Now

Posted on:  January 1st, 2015
By:  Diane Morrison

Yes, we know.  It’s getting more and more difficult to keep up with the demands on your time and it’s all you can do to run as fast as you can in order to just stay in one place as yet another year whizzes by.  It’s not your imagination – as you age, time seems to pass more quickly with Read More

Last Updated by Diane Morrison January 2, 2015