The 2014 gift tax annual exclusion allows you to give up to $14,000 per recipient tax-free without using up any of your lifetime gift tax exemption. If you and your spouse “split” the gift, you can give $28,000 per recipient.

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Included in the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 is a new type of tax-advantaged savings program for individuals with disabilities that begins in tax years after December 31, 2014. The new provisions are provided in the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2014.

Just before adjourning on December 16, the Senate passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (TIPA), which was passed by the House on December 3. The White House announced that President Obama will sign the law, which renews more than 50 expired tax breaks.

The Senior Tax Associate will be responsible for preparing complex tax returns and providing tax related services for clients.

To take a 2014 charitable donation deduction, the gift must be made by December 31, 2014. According to the IRS, a donation generally is “made” at the time of its “unconditional delivery.” But what does this mean?

Staples Rodway in Auckland, New Zealand gained a helping handing from Travis Nelson of Weaver Houston through the firm’s International Secondment Program.

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are concurrently in the process of reviewing the disclosure framework for U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and regulatory filings.

HOUSTON (December 10, 2014) – Weaver, the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest, announces the release of the Weaver Compliance Navigator app. The app, available free of charge, features a searchable directory of fuels regulations governed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Appreciating investments that don’t generate current income aren’t taxed until sold, deferring tax and perhaps allowing you to time the sale to your tax advantage.