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Choosing Your Tax Representative This year, choosing the “right” Tax Preparer is perhaps one of the most important decisions you’ll make when preparing your taxes. Tax preparers see a lot of personal information from their clients. Each year we see more and more taxpayers who suffer financially because they made a “poor” choice in choosing a tax preparer. Now, more than ever, the IRS... Read More
Mitch Helfer 19/01/2017
12 Things You Need to Know About the IRS Audit This year we compiled a list of perhaps the most important things you need to know about getting audited by the IRS. The “good news” is that IRS office examinations are perhaps at an all time low. The “bad news” is that there are perhaps more examinations than ever but most of the examinations are done by getting a letter from... Read More
Mitch Helfer 31/07/2016
What is the Obama Care Penalty for 2014 for Not Having Health Insurance? Obama Care’s individual mandate requires that most Americans obtained health insurance by 2014 or pay a tax penalty (the Obama Care Penalty for 2014). The individual mandate went into effect January 1st, 2014 and continues each year. The penalty for not having coverage will be paid on your Federal Income Tax Returns for each full month you or a family... Read More
Mitch Helfer 26/01/2015
IRS Adopts “Taxpayer Bill of Rights” – Taxpayer Rights The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) this week announced the adoption of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.  For the most part, there’s really nothing new here. The IRS does not necessarily have the “final word”. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights gives taxpayers certain taxpayer rights to challenge the decisions made by the IRS that impact their tax obligations and payment of... Read More
Mitch Helfer 14/06/2014
Property Management Tax Reporting for Foreign Investors Property Management Tax Reporting for Foreign Investors. Before agreeing to manage U.S. real property for a foreign taxpayer, a real estate professional or rental agent should discuss with the foreign client whether the rental income will be taxed as investment income (subject to withholding) or net income received as effectively connected with a U.S. trade or business (not subject to... Read More
Mitch Helfer 02/03/2014
Same Sex Marriage Tax Returns 2013 Brief discussion of same sex marriage tax returns 2013 could represent advantageous tax implications for same sex marriage couples pursuant to Revenue Ruling 2013-17 New Tax Law (Revenue Ruling 2013-17) on Same Sex Couples / Same Sex Marriage On Aug. 29, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ruled that same sex couples, legally married in jurisdictions that recognize their marriages,... Read More
Mitch Helfer 29/01/2014
Tax Tips – Payroll Taxes: Payroll Tax Deposit due Date, Late Tax Deposits, Payroll Tax Penalty, Tax Relief Help, Trust Fund Recovery Penalty What you need to know about payroll tax. Payroll tax deposit due date. How to pay payroll taxes. Late tax penalties. When you can’t pay payroll taxes. Get Tax Relief Help! Trust fund recovery penalty. When Are Payroll Tax Deposits Due? Employers need to deposit payroll taxes every month or semi-weekly depending upon your employer classification. Monthly depositors must deposit... Read More
Mitch Helfer 11/01/2014
Foreign Bank Account Reporting Perhaps, the number one IRS audit risk for many taxpayers will be the failure to report foreign bank accounts. There it is. I said it. Plain and simple. If you have a foreign bank account and you’re not reporting it to the IRS, you’re taking a huge risk, and I believe that sooner or later, you’re going to get caught.... Read More
Mitch Helfer 04/01/2014

I’ve been doing business with Mitch and CPA Miami for the last 4 years and have always had a great support from him. Mitch is always available, hears what we are doing and why and, most importantly, keeps us on track of better accounting and legal practices, in a very diligent way, which is very … Continue reading “Rafael F., Porto Alegre, Brazil”

Rafael F., Porto Alegre, Brazil

I have been working with this firm, as it relates to my personal and corporate tax activities, for well over a decade.  To date I can only say that Mitch Helfer and his staff have been professional, timely and knowledgeable of my personal and business tax needs.  In addition, Mitch is always readily available and … Continue reading “Francois I”

Francois I

This is the best CPA company I ever work with, Mitch Helfer saved us around $15,000.00 dollars in penalties , he abated the penalties successfully and we end not paying a dollar. He is always available for consultations and really understandable of our companies needs.

Judith C

Mitch Helfer has done my taxes for years, and he does a great job, gives great advice and gets the job done on time. Deborah Gray Mitchell

Deborah Gray Mitchell

Mitch is very professional and competant. He was persistant in helping me prepare my taxes and gave instructions in a calm and clear way. He is patient and organized. Thank you!

Collin Joyce

Awesome service. Would definitely recommend.

Leori Porter

Even if I live in the other side of the world you always been able to explain and support me in my projects. Thanks!!

Marco Vidali

Very knowledgeable, friendly and timely service. Have been a happy and very satisfied customer since 2003

Kay Oster

Our company has been a customer of the firm for approximately 5 years now … our business was unfortunately affected by a Civil Tax Penalty… we sent the case over to the firm for representation and managing. Immediately the firm acted upon the issue without rest … the penalty was deducted from our account and … Continue reading “Sandra de Leon”

Sandra de Leon

If you need a good CPA in Miami, you need CPA Miami! Thank you for joining our network, we look forward to hearing more from you! Matthew Wagner

Matthew Wagner

It’s great to see an excellent CPA firm that is committed to promoting the community through fiscal responsibility and advice. Keep up the great work and have an awesome season!

Nick

I went to CPA Miami for help with my tax returns and was pleasantly surprised. We have a small business and use QuickBooks accounting software. The owner, Mitch Helfer, CPA, figured out a way to make QuickBooks do many of the things we needed which will save us countless hours in data entry and more. … Continue reading “Emy G.”

Emy G.

Mitch Helfer and CPAMiami team always went the extra mile to help us grow our business. They are always available and proactive on suggesting better accounting practices. Their extensive use of IT resources, reduce a lot our work load in day-to-day operations. As a business manager, I would not even think in looking for another … Continue reading “Luiz Schmidt”

Luiz Schmidt

Mitch is always readily available. What more could you ask for from your accountant? Many other firms you’d probably go through many voice mails before getting a call back on a concerning matter. Fees are very reasonable and he is very easy to work with, nonetheless with a vast knowledge that you’d only receive from … Continue reading “Sandra D”

Sandra D