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Missy Dennis

Missy Dennis
Missy is a Partner at FJ & Associates, PLLC. She has over nine years of public accounting experience. Her public accounting experience has included tax, consulting and audit, with experience in a variety of industries such as low-income housing tax credits and non-profit accounting and small tax preparation. Missy is a licensed certified public accountant in the State of Utah.

Recent Posts

What is Form 1099-NEC?

Posted by Missy Dennis on Sep 2, 2020 8:21:00 AM

Starting in tax year 2020, payers must complete Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation to report any payment of $600 or more to a payee. This is a new form that only applies to business taxpayers who pay or receive nonemployee compensation.

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Topics: Business Ownership, Taxes, Tax Return

Reporting Farm Income and Expenses

Posted by Missy Dennis on Aug 5, 2020 8:16:00 AM

Farms include plantations, ranches, ranges and orchards and farmers may raise livestock, poultry or fish, or grow fruits or vegetables. If you're in the farming business or are thinking about it, here are ten things you should know about farm income and expenses.

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Topics: Taxable Income, Taxes, Tax Return

Estates and Trusts: Guidance for Itemizing Deductions

Posted by Missy Dennis on Jun 30, 2020 8:12:00 AM

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) prohibits individual taxpayers from claiming miscellaneous itemized deductions for any taxable year beginning after December 31, 2017, and before January 1, 2026. However, proposed guidance has recently been issued clarifying that certain deductions of estates and non-grantor trusts are not miscellaneous itemized deductions and are allowable in figuring adjusted gross income, specifically:

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Topics: Personal Finance, Taxes, Managing Your Tax Liability, Tax Planning

Cash Management Tips for Small Businesses

Posted by Missy Dennis on Jun 10, 2020 8:26:00 AM

Cash is the lifeblood of any small business. Here are some tips to help your business maintain a sufficient cash flow to meet its financial goals and run efficiently:

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Topics: Business Ownership, Small Business, Financial Success, Collection Procedures

Tax-exempt Organizations Required to e-file Forms

Posted by Missy Dennis on May 7, 2020 8:03:00 AM

The Taxpayer First Act enacted July 1, 2019, requires tax-exempt organizations to electronically file information returns and related forms. Those that previously filed paper forms will receive a letter from the IRS informing them of the change.

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Topics: Taxes, Tax Return, Tax Exemption

New Tax Law Affects Tax-Exempt Organizations

Posted by Missy Dennis on Mar 31, 2020 8:06:00 AM

The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act, passed on December 20, 2019, includes several provisions that may apply to tax-exempt organizations' current and previous tax years. As such, tax-exempt organizations should understand how these recent tax law changes might affect them. With this in mind, let's take a look at three key pieces of legislation that affect nonprofit organizations:

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Topics: Business Ownership, Taxes

Home Equity Loan Interest Still Deductible

Posted by Missy Dennis on Mar 10, 2020 8:22:00 AM

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has resulted in questions from taxpayers about many tax provisions including whether interest paid on home equity loans is still deductible. The good news is that despite newly enacted restrictions on home mortgages, taxpayers can often still deduct interest on a home equity loan, home equity line of credit (HELOC) or second mortgage, regardless of how the loan is labeled.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Tax Deduction, Tax Return, Home Ownership

Opportunity Zone Guidance Finalized

Posted by Missy Dennis on Feb 4, 2020 8:39:00 AM
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Deferred Tax on Gains From Forced Sales of Livestock

Posted by Missy Dennis on Dec 23, 2019 8:19:00 AM
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Topics: Taxes

Employer Benefits of Using the EFTPS

Posted by Missy Dennis on Dec 19, 2019 8:11:00 AM
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Topics: Business Ownership, Taxes, Small Business

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