What’s New for the 2020 Tax Filing Season

What’s New for the 2020 Tax Filing Season While the 2020 tax filing season promises to be less confusing than 2019, there are still a number of changes that taxpayers should be aware of. New, Revised or Updated Tax Forms Form 1040: Revised and Redesigned The IRS released a draft Form 1040 for 2019 tax…

Tax Breaks for Taxpayers Who Itemize

Tax Breaks for Taxpayers Who Itemize Many taxpayers opt for the standard deduction because it is easier, but sometimes itemizing your deductions is the better choice – often resulting in a lower tax bill. Whether you bought a house, refinanced your current home, or had extensive gambling losses, you may be able to take advantage…

Tax Planning Includes Keeping Good Records

Tax Planning Includes Keeping Good Records It’s January and tax season is right around the corner. For many people that means scrambling to collect receipts, mileage logs, and other tax-related documents needed to prepare their tax returns. If this describes you, chances are, you’re wishing you’d kept on top of it during the year so…

Our New Principal, Anthony DeBenedictis

abip Advisors is proud to announce that Anthony DeBenedictis has joined the firm as a Principal.  Anthony graduated from California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with options in Finance & Strategic Management and a minor in Economics.  He has over 20-years of industry and consulting financial experience as a…

Our New Partner, Michael Landers

abip CPAs & Advisors is proud to announce Michael Landers has been named Partner. Michael will provide audit as well as transaction and technical advisory services. Michael graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a CPA with over 20 years’ experience. He focuses strongly on delivering client…

Help is Available to All Affected by Harvey

Help is Available to All Affected by Harvey To all those who are currently being effected by the devastation that Hurricane Harvey has brought upon our great state, ABIP would like you to know we are here for you. When we are faced with such adversity, we must all support one another to overcome and…

Disaster Relief Payments

Disaster Relief Payments In light of Hurricane Harvey, many employers are looking for ways to assist employees that were affected by the storm. Internal Revenue Code Section 139 allows an individual to exclude qualified disaster relief payments from gross income and payroll taxation. The law was originally enacted in 2001 as relief to victims of…