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At Tubiello-Harr & Associates, LLC. we believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership and truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen. 

Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence.

Careful planning required for new ACA requirements on 2014 returns
The Affordable Care Act—enacted nearly five years ago—phased in many new requirements affecting individuals and employers. One of the most far-reaching requirements, the individual mand...
"Lame-duck" Congress returns with busy post-election tax agenda
Lawmakers are scheduled to return to work after the November elections for the so-called "lame-duck" Congress. Despite what is expected to be a short session, there is likely to be movement on impo...
IRS clarifies streamlined process for disclosing offshore accounts
The IRS has provided guidance and clarifications for U.S. taxpayers who have failed to disclose offshore assets and pay taxes due. The new instructions apply to taxpayers who apply for relief under...
FAQ: What is the new de minimis safe harbor for tax expensing?
Businesses generally want to write off costs more quickly, to reduce their taxable income and their tax burden. One mechanism for accomplishing this is to deduct the costs of depreciable property r...
How Do I? Apply the Pease limitation
Higher-income individuals whose adjusted gross income (AGI) exceeds specified thresholds must reduce their itemized deductions that are otherwise allowed on their return. This reduction in itemized...
November 2014 tax compliance calendar
As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar summarizes important tax reporting and filing data for individu...
New challenges for 2014 year-end tax planning
Before the fast-approaching new year, it’s important to take some time and reflect on year-end tax planning. The weeks pass quickly and the arrival of January 1, 2015 will close the doors to ...
Wolters Kluwer, CCH projects 2015 tax rate brackets and other tax figures adjusted for inflation
Taxpayers will receive some modest relief for the 2015 tax year, thanks to the mandatory annual inflation-adjustments provided under the Tax Code. When there is inflation, indexing of brackets lowe...
Employers prepare for employer mandate and Code Sec. 6056 reporting
As January 1, 2015 draws closer, many employers are gearing up for the “employer mandate” under the Affordable Care Act. For 2015, there is special transition relief for mid-size employ...
FAQ: Are employer-provided meals deduction/income?
Every year the IRS publishes a list of projects that are currently on its agenda. For example, the IRS may indicate through this list that it is working on a new set of procedures relating to claim...
Employers get first look at health insurance information reporting
Since passage of the Affordable Care Act, several key requirements for employers have been delayed, including reporting of health coverage offered to employees, known as Code Sec. 6056 reporting. A...
IRS Commissioner predicts bumpy 2015 filing season due to budget cuts
As the 2015 filing season approaches, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is bracing taxpayers for more reductions in customer service unless the agency receives more funding. According to Koskinen, the...

IRS releases 2015 inflation adjustments to retirement-related amounts; SSA publishes 2015 wage base

The IRS recently issued a long list of cost of living adjustments (COLAs...


IRS finalizes rules on deductible local lodging expenses

The IRS has issued final rules under Code Secs. 162 and 262 for when emp...


IRS announces per diem rates for post-September 30 travel

The IRS has released the simplified per diem rates that taxpayers can us...


IRS describes tax benefits of van pooling; highlights "80/50" rule

In a recently-released information letter to a taxpayer, the IRS outline...


Senators seek action on tax refund fraud relief for victims

Tax refund fraud is a growing problem, 15 senators told the IRS in Octob...


PA - Philadelphia DOR gives homestead application reminder

The Philadelphia Department of Revenue (DOR) reminds home owners that De...


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