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Deduct All of the Mileage You’re Entitled to — but Not More

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

Rather than keeping track of the actual cost of operating a vehicle, employees and self-employed taxpayers can use a standard mileage rate to compute their deduction related to using a vehicle for business. But you might also be able to deduct miles driven for other purposes, including medical, moving and charitable purposes. What are t... Learn More

The “Manufacturers’ Deduction” Isn’t Just for Manufacturers

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

The Section 199 deduction is intended to encourage domestic manufacturing. In fact, it’s often referred to as the “manufacturers’ deduction.” But this potentially valuable tax break can be used by many other types of businesses besides manufacturing companies. Sec. 199 deduction 101 The Sec. 199 deduction, also called the “domes... Learn More

Mike Tribble of Yeo & Yeo Inducted into National Association of Home Builders’ Society of Honored Associates

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants, a leading Michigan accounting firm, is pleased to announce that Michael T. Tribble, CPA, received the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Society of Honored Associates award.     “Mike’s tireless commitment to the NAHB is greatly appreciated by many staff and vo... Read More

Protect Your Future With Solid Operating Reserves

Tim Crosson, Jr.

Operating reserves are not a luxury—they are a necessity for financially savvy nonprofits. Organizations without adequate operating reserves leave themselves vulnerable to the financial instability and damaged reputation that interruptions in incoming revenue might bring. A recent report from the Nonprofit Finance Fund, a community de... Learn More

Avoid Payroll Penalties – Use the New Form I-9

Carol Patridge

The New Year brings changes in payroll requirements employers must meet to avoid costly penalties. A new Form I-9 – Employment Eligibility Verification was released November 14, 2016, by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service. Employers are required to complete the new Form I-9 for all employees hired after January 22, 2017. ... Learn More

The H-2A Program: Considerations in Hiring Temporary, Nonimmigrant Foreign Workers

Jennifer Tobias

With immigration laws and illegal aliens becoming a political and media headline lately, it is important for agricultural employers to know what is available to them to gain access to foreign labor. The H-2A temporary agricultural labor certification program has become an increasingly popular option for U.S. employers to fill temporary or s... Learn More

Be Alert for 'Tax Organizer' Email Phishing Scams

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

Yeo & Yeo's Tax Services Group has been alerted that a new email phishing scam is occurring, disguised as an alert from tax professionals like Yeo & Yeo. The bogus emails are designed to look like they are coming from the tax professionals' firm. The emails offer a direct link to a Tax Organizer, or they state that a docume... Learn More

Yeo & Yeo Recognizes American Heart Month

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

Kicking off February 1, organizations around the country will support American Heart Month, and Yeo & Yeo is joining in by being casual for a cause. Firm employees will dress in red shirts and wear jeans on Fridays throughout February. The Michigan accounting firm is proud to support the cause by promoting and providing opportunities... Learn More

Thomas Gawne Featured in Ann Arbor SPARK's CEO Podcast

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

Thomas Gawne sat down with Ann Arbor SPARK’s president and CEO Paul Krutko for SPARK’s CEO Podcast series. The podcast promotes SPARK’s annual FastTrack awards, for which Yeo & Yeo is in its ninth year of vetting the applicants, and is a major event sponsor. Tom speaks of Yeo & Yeo’s services, including the firm's involvement wit...

HBA of Saginaw Partners with Greater Michigan Construction Academy to Offer Building and Construction Training

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants

Yeo & Yeo’s Construction Services group is proud to share the announcement of the Home Builders Association of Saginaw’s partnership with the Greater Michigan Construction Academy to offer Building & Construction Training in Saginaw. The Homes Builders Association of Saginaw is proud to announce its partnership with the Greater Mich... Learn More