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Tax Proposals by Biden-Harris Administration

Now that the new administration has started to outline some of its key proposals, we want to tell you about some of those proposals that are tax-specific in nature. Shortly after the election, we wrote about some of then President-Elect Biden’s tax plans. With more...

Knoxville CPA on the rise – Daniel Dawson

From time to time here at Culpepper CPA, we like to highlight the achievements of some of our own. It’s also an opportunity to give our clients some background on the professionals that serve them day in and day out. This post introduces you to a Knoxville CPA that is...

2021 American Rescue Plan Act – breaking it down

The American Rescue Plan (ARPA) was signed by President Biden on March 11, 2021, making it the fourth Act signed into effect since the pandemic began a little over a year ago. While the Acts have been beneficial to the majority of taxpayers, the ever-changing...

Employee Retention Credit – ERC

More money in your pocket for paying wages to employees.  Businesses could be eligible to claim up to $19,000 per employee if they meet certain qualifications.   We have written a lot over the last year about the new legislation that came out of the COVID-19...

Self-Employed? – Not to worry, the Qualified Sick and Family Leave Credit might be available for you too!

At this point, most business owners have heard of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Millions have benefitted from this program, and some even got a second bite at the apple in early 2021 with the PPP Second Draw loan program. But as congress scrambled in 2020 to...

Culpepper’s Annual Year-in-Review

2020 has been nothing short of memorable.  At Culpepper, we have a tradition of reflecting on our year before we move ahead into the next. We sat down with our team and asked them to review this past year.    We can all agree that 2020 has been a little crazy....

What do Biden’s tax proposals mean for YOU?

As election season comes to an end, it’s a good time for us to look at what President-Elect Joe Biden’s tax proposals mean for Americans. We’ll stick to the facts and keep our opinions out of it!  There’s been a lot of talk surrounding Biden’s plan to raise taxes on...

Working from Home & Tax Nexus

In the months since COVID-19 has taken our country by storm, thousands of Americans have transitioned to working at home. It has caused many companies to introduce or expand a remote work policy for their employees.   “Nexus” is a term used to describe a situation in...

Explanation of the COVID-19 Payroll Tax Deferral Executive Order

On August 8, 2020, President Trump issued an executive memorandum to benefit taxpayers amid COVID-related financial turmoil. This order called for a deferral of the employee portion of Social Security tax (typically withheld at the rate of 6.2% of wages) – from...

IRS Lists “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams of 2020

Every year, the IRS compiles a list of common tax scams plaguing taxpayers each year. In a recent Information Release, they have announced the 2020 version of their annual “Dirty Dozen” tax scams to look out for. This year, the “Dirty Dozen” list focuses on scams that...

“I could not be more pleased with my experience at Culpepper CPA. We have been clients since 2015, and in that time they have prepared our business and personal income tax returns. Culpepper CPA has also been very helpful in advising us on payroll, estimated tax payments, and state tax matters. This firm has been a great fit for us because they offer a broad spectrum of technical expertise, and they are always responsive to our needs. Above all, we appreciate the individual attention Culpepper CPA provides to their clients.”

– Jennifer Phillips

“Leigh Anne Joseph has been my accountant for over 10 years and has helped guide us through personal taxes and the acquisition of a business. Prompt to answer any questions. Can not say enough about the personal service we receive. I highly recommend her services.”

– Brian Kline

“I have used Culpepper CPA firm for several years and I CANNOT say enough good things about them. I heard a wise man say one time “People don’t care HOW much you know, until they know HOW much you care”. This describes Todd & Amber Culpepper & their entire staff…100%.”

– Butch Hofferbert

“I’m very satisfied with the services I have received with Todd Culpepper’s office. I would recommend this business to anyone that needs personal or business tax assistance. Todd has provided a truly professional service for all of my accounting/tax needs from my personal federal tax return preparations to my small business tax needs (Preparations of 1099s, 1040s, TN Franchise & Excise Tax Returns, Business License Fees, etc) and all at a reasonable price. Not only do my tax savings justify the cost of having a professional on my side, but I am afforded more time to focus on my business and concentrate on what I do best!”

– Travis Keller

“I wanted to share my thoughts on how beneficial Todd and Culpepper CPA have been to my company and myself over the last 5 years. I came to Todd having been very negligent concerning my company, personal and all related tax needs. Todd and his staff not only helped me address and properly deal with my needs but laid out a positive and encouraging “game plan” to stay that way. I knew I had many issues which to me seemed very complex and overwhelming but they made it very clear, easy to follow and address. They also have tremendous resources to connect to all related financial matters. I cannot begin to express my thanks and peace they have provided. The fact they are a faith based company truly is an answer to prayer.”

– Michael Tucker

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