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Accounting & Advisory

Stay ahead of the game and get the peace of mind that nothing is slipping through the cracks. Bookkeeping is not just about being reactive, it’s about being proactive. It is about introducing new ways to help your clients in an ever changing business environment.

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Payroll and HR

Our Payroll and HR services help alleviate the stress of making sure you are compliant and keeps your employees happy. Many employers do not know they need a Human Resources Department until it’s too late. There are different types of regulatory and compliance requirements regulated by the federal and state governments. Our professionals can help ensure you remain compliant with those requirements.

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Tax & Compliance

We want to help you succeed. That’s why we’re here to help you with your taxes. Our licensed CPAs are here to file your taxes each year to ensure that you will not have to deal with any headaches from the IRS. Don’t leave your business’ taxes to someone who was not trained. JStevens Accounting can do these tedious yet very important tasks, so that you can focus on doing what you love.

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  • The Differences between Bookkeeping and Accounting
    The Differences between Bookkeeping and Accounting
    Unless you’re a bookkeeper or accountant, you probably don’t give much thought to the differences and similarities between these two professions. In particular, they don’t realize how they function in the world of small business. Many people assume that they are two ways of saying the same...
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  • Facts About Estimated Taxes
    Facts About Estimated Taxes
    There are two ways to pay your income tax as you go… payroll withholding or estimated taxes. People who do not earn pay from an employer, or those who don’t receive a paycheck, don’t have the opportunity to have income tax withheld. Therefore, they need to file...
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  • Should You Hire a Contractor or an Employee
    Differences Between Contractors vs Employees
    The difference between contractors vs. employees performing work or services for your business is more than just 1099s and W2s. In particular, define the role of your workers through two main distinctions…control and relationship. Let’s look at these two distinctions and how they shape your definition for...
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  • Balance Sheets for Your Small Business
    Balance Sheets for Your Small Business
    It’s easy to leave the bookkeeping and accounting to the bookkeepers and accountants. That’s what you pay them for, right? Although that’s true, the statements that your accountant generates for you on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis give you critical information on your business and may...
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  • 7 IRS Business Audit Triggers
    7 IRS Business Audit Triggers
    Too many people file their business tax returns and hope for the best. You must know about entries on your tax return that can flag you for an audit. In this article, we share some of the common risks that people take when completing their business returns....
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  • Need to File an Amended Tax Return
    Need to File an Amended Tax Return?
    Is there a mistake on your tax return? Do you know what to do about it? Actually, everyone makes mistakes, and there is a way to fix errors on your tax filings. Today we’re going to talk about filing Amended Tax Returns… how to file and when...
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  • Time to Outsource Accounting
    Don’t Wait to Outsource Accounting!
    Have you ever considered whether it makes sense for you to outsource accounting?  When you’re a small business owner, maybe even a solopreneur, it doesn’t make sense to have an in-house accountant, does it? Your organization may be small enough, that having an in-house bookkeeper doesn’t even...
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  • New Rules 2019 for Charitable Giving
    New Rules for Charitable Giving
    For most folks, charitable giving represents a double benefit. The primary purpose of giving is to support organizations that do great works in the community. It gives these groups a chance to continue and expand their services. In many cases, it also serves as a tax deduction...
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  • The Benefits of a Mid-Year Checkup with Your Accountant
    Benefits of a Mid-Year Accounting Checkup
    Ready for your mid-year accounting checkup? This year, more than ever, it’s a great idea to check in with your accountant mid-year. The end of June represents the end of the first half of the year. For most people and most businesses, 2020 has been a whirlwind...
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Professional CPA Accountant Annapolis Maryland August 13, 2018