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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

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

IRS Ends Tax Transcript Fax and Third-Party Services

Posted by Missy Dennis on Nov 1, 2019 8:01:00 AM
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Topics: Personal Finance, Taxes, Tax Transcript

Avoid Refund Delays by Renewing Expiring ITINs Now

Posted by Missy Dennis on Oct 24, 2019 8:28:00 AM
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Topics: Taxable Income, Taxes, ITIN

Expat Compliance With US Tax Filing Obligations

Posted by Missy Dennis on Oct 9, 2019 9:15:00 AM
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Topics: Tax Debt, Taxes, Expat

Be Prepared When Natural Disasters Strike

Posted by Missy Dennis on Oct 4, 2019 1:39:01 PM

While September and October are prime time for Atlantic hurricanes, natural disasters of any kind can strike at any time. As such, it's a good idea for taxpayers to think about - and plan ahead for - what they can do to be prepared.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Record Keeping

7 Tips to Help You Figure out if Your Gift Is Taxable

Posted by Missy Dennis on Oct 4, 2019 12:37:25 PM

If you've given money or property to someone as a gift, you may owe federal gift tax. Many gifts are not subject to the gift tax, but there are exceptions. Because gift tax laws can be confusing, here are seven tips you can use to figure out whether your gift is taxable.

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Topics: Taxes