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Qualified Charitable Distributions

September 16, 2021

QCD 101: What Is It & How Can It Benefit Me?   A QCD, or qualified charitable distribution, is an option where these withdrawal funds can be used to make a nontaxable direct donation from your IRA to a qualifying charitable organization. With the ability to give up to $100,000 annually, a QCD can provide aRead more…


What is The Employee Retention Credit and How Am I Eligible?

July 26, 2021

The pandemic has been hard on everyone, but there is good news. As an employer, if you were able to retain employees during COVID-19, the employee retention credit of the American Rescue Plan has been extended.  The Employee Retention Credit (ERTC) is a refundable credit businesses can claim on qualified wages, including specific health insuranceRead more…


Let’s Talk About the Future of Your Organization

June 22, 2021

You’ve put your blood, sweat and tears into creating your company, and you don’t want anything to happen to it in the event you’re no longer around to oversee the day-to-day operations. That’s why it’s essential to take the proper steps to protect it. This is called succession planning. It’s the process of identifying criticalRead more…


Focus on Your Business. We Focus on Your Books.

May 17, 2021

As a business owner, you are well aware of the multiple hats you need to wear and the complexities of making sure everything is running smoothly. The last thing you want to do is bookkeeping. At PPL, one of our most popular services is our Back Office Bookkeeping service. We take care of your booksRead more…


How Can Filing a Tax Extension Benefit You

March 2, 2021

Although tax day is April 15, the same day every year, people still find themselves struggling to get their records together. If that’s you, you’re in luck. The Internal Revenue Service allows taxpayers to file for an extension until October 15 if they need more time to prepare. The IRS automatically grants the extension asRead more…


Preparing Your Tax Return. What You Need to Know and Do

February 17, 2021

  Contact PPL The team of professionals at PPL is here for you! If you would like to discuss an important topic or something that will significantly impact your tax return, call PPL to schedule an appointment or virtual meeting. The sooner you contact us, the sooner your return will be complete. Don’t wait tooRead more…


Top 10 Bookkeeping Tips for Small Business Owners

January 18, 2021

Owning a small business can be overwhelming at times. Bookkeeping for small business owners could be even more overwhelming. Below are 10 bookkeeping tips to help you manage your bookkeeping. Tip # 1 Keep your business and personal finances separate. Comingling business and personal finances is a common mistake made by small business owners.   NotRead more…


1099 Ins and Outs

December 9, 2020

Owning a business requires you to pay attention to the details. It is your responsibility to ensure your company is compliant with all applicable federal and state filing requirements. 1099 forms are used by companies to tell the IRS when you pay an independent contractor or another self-employed person. And although it may sound simple,Read more…


Make 2021 Your Best Year Ever

November 9, 2020

What is a budget and what is budgeting? Budgeting is the process of creating a plan to spend your money. That may seem obvious, but many people don’t take the time to sit down and create one. It’s essential to develop a plan for the upcoming year because it helps you set your financial goalsRead more…


Why You Should Choose PPL As Your Financial Services Partner

October 21, 2020

Driven By Our Core Focus At PPL CPA, we are more than just CPAs that prepare taxes. We go beyond the numbers to demonstrate this to our clients. Our goal is to provide the highest level of service and partner with our clients to address all of their financial needs. We are driven by ourRead more…