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W Cotton Mather, CPA provides business and personal accounting services for the Greater Pittsburgh area. Located conveniently on McKnight Road in Ross Township, W Cotton Mather is a Certified Public Accountant that specializes in accounting, bookkeeping, business & tax consultations, full service payroll preparation, Accounts Payable / Receivable processing, and personal / business tax preparation.

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Need to Amend Your Tax Return? Here are Some Pro Tips

Need to Amend Your Tax Return? Here are Some Pro Tips

The filing due date for 2017 Income Taxes has come and gone, but what happens if you discover a mistake or omission on your tax return? Our Pittsburgh area tax team lays out what you need to do...
Entertainment & Meal Deductions Under the New Tax Plan

Entertainment & Meal Deductions Under the New Tax Plan

Entertainment & meal expense deductions are a big change in the Tax Cut & Jobs Act (TCJA) that was passed a few short months ago. Whether you were a small business owner courting a potential...
Updating Form W-4 After Doing a Paycheck Checkup for Tax Reform

Updating Form W-4 After Doing a Paycheck Checkup for Tax Reform

This year's tax reform can be confusing for individuals to understand but the Internal Revenue Service has put out a number of great resources taxpayers can use to see how the tax reform will...
Special Circumstances Mean More Time to File Taxes

Special Circumstances Mean More Time to File Taxes

According to the IRS, nearly fourteen million taxpayers will be granted a filing extension for the 2017 tax season. Anyone can receive a six month extension to file their tax return by using Form...
Tax Refunds in 2018: What to Expect

Tax Refunds in 2018: What to Expect

The IRS issues more than nine out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. However, some tax returns may require additional review, which affects refund timing. The team at W Cotton Mather, CPA offers...
Falsified Income & Fake Forms 1099 part of IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’

Falsified Income & Fake Forms 1099 part of IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’

As part of this year’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, the IRS wants taxpayers to be on the lookout for schemes that falsify income, including elaborate ruses involving bogus Forms 1099. Our N...
Tax Tips for Small Business Owners You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Tax Tips for Small Business Owners You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Paying taxes is unavoidable, whether you are an individual or a small business. Small business owners often have a large amount of responsibilities to juggle and taxes can often be the most complicated...
2017 Tax Extender Bill

2017 Tax Extender Bill

On February 9th, 2018 the 2017 Tax Extender Bill was passed. Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The law averted a government shutdown,...
Interest on Home Equity Loans Often Still Deductible Under New Law

Interest on Home Equity Loans Often Still Deductible Under New Law

The Internal Revenue Service advised taxpayers that in many cases they can continue to deduct interest paid on home equity loans. Our North Hills CPAs & Tax Pros help with Tax Preparation...

How the New Tax Reform Impacts the Supplemental Withholding Rate for 2018

Right before the arrival of the New Year, the US government passed the “Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2...

 

 

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