Short-Term Rentals (Series 1 of 4)
WHAT IF I RENT OUT MY ROOM OR VACATION HOME? This series of articles will focus on a question we are frequently asked at Melanson Heath: “What are the tax consequences of renting a room on Airbnb?” It’s a really great question, and one that deserves a bit of attention. Of course, all circu.....
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Meet the Team - Donna Yetter
In our "Meet the Team" series you will get to meet different team members throughout our firm, and in a fun way! Donna Yetter, CPA Principal Commercial Tax Division Greenfield, MA Office   If you won a million dollars, how would you spend it? I would not spend it currently. I would i.....
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Changes to Meals & Entertainment Costs from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 changed the amount of businesses-related meals and entertainment costs that could be deductible on your business tax returns. Under prior law, businesses could generally deduct 50% of meals and entertainment expenses, unless a specific exception applied in wh.....
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How to Protect Yourself from Tax Scams
Thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scams. Be aware and stay alert of tax scams; they take many shapes and forms, such as phone calls, letters, and email.  Here’s what you should do if you encounter one of these common scams: Phone Scams: Cri.....
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Meet the Team - Ed Boyd
In our "Meet the Team" series you will get to meet different team members throughout our firm, and in a fun way! Ed Boyd, CPA Principal Municipal Audit Division Andover, MA Office     If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time? Golf, golf, and more g.....
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