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Welcome to 2017

The Standard deduction for single taxpayers and married couples filing separately is $6350 in 2017 up from $6300 in 2016; for married couples filing jointly the standard deduction is $12700 up $100 from prior year; and for heads of households, the standard deduction is $9350 for 2017 up from $9300.

 For 2017, the additional standard deduction amount for the aged or the blind is $1250.  The additional standard deduction amount is increased to $1550 if the individual is also unmarried and not a surviving spouse.

 For 2017, the standard deduction for a taxpayer who can be claimed as a dependent by another taxpayer cannot exceed the greater of (a) $1050 (b) $350 + the dependent's earned income.

Child & Dependent Care Credit - For 2017 the value used to determine the amount of credit that may be refundable is $3000 (the credit has not changed).  Keep in mind that this is a value  of expenses used to determine the credit and not the actual amount of the credit.

 Adoption Credit - For 2017 the credit allowed for an adoption of a child with special needs is $13,570.  

Hope Scholarship Credit - in 2017 remains equal to 100% of qualified tuition and related expenses not in excess of $2000 plus 25% of those expenses in excess of $2000 but ot in excess of $4000.  That means the maximum hope scholarship credit allowable for 2017 is $2500.

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BAS Partners registered with the PCAOB

 BAS Partners is now registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). 

The PCAOB is a nonprofit corporation established by Congress to oversee the audits of public companies in order protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in preparation of informative, accurate and independent audit reports.  

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires accounting firms to register with the PCAOB in order to prepare, issue, or participate in audit reports of issuers, brokers, and dealers. Non-U.S. accounting firms that furnish, prepare, or play a substantial role in preparing an audit report for any issuer, broker, and dealer also are subject to PCAOB rules.

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Our CPA firm located in Broward County Florida was started by previous Big 4 employees who saw a need to provide expertise to small and mid size companies at competitive pricing. Our commitment and passion to our clients sets us apart from the competition. We offer:

Contact us for a quote/proposal : 954-362-5195

BAS Partners Mission:

It is the mission of BAS Partners to develop partnerships with emerging as well as established businesses in order to add value in the areas of accounting, audit, tax and consulting.  With our experience, expertise and integrity we will foster an environment that will enable our clients to view us as their trusted business adviser.

Why engage Business and Accounting Solutions (BAS)? Well the benefits are immense, here are a few:
  • Our team of auditors have expertise working with the largest international accounting firms and fortune 500 companies
  • We partner with you to ensure that your needs are met in a timely and efficient manner
  • We have large accounting firm expertise not large cost
  • We have a commitment to adding value to your organization....we view your success as our success
  • We are technically proficient with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and we keep up with emerging issues through regular CPE
  • We use experienced personnel who have knowledge and experience to serve clients in a wide range of functional areas and industries
  • Although every business and each engagement is unique, our mission remains the same-to serve our clients and help them achieve their goals
  • We have a passion for customer service and client success
  • We have a commitment to integrity, value and excellence

"We saw a need to provide high quality value added services to organizations while working within their budgets. That is our goal"

Suzette Porter, Partner.

Each partner has over 15 years experience working with the largest international CPA firms and fortunate 500 companies.  We have extensive experience with corporate controllership, CFO services, tax and audit services.  We bring that expertise to our clients at affordable cost.

Suzette Porter, CPA 

Suzette is a Certified Public Accountant with a Masters in Accounting and over 15 years of progressive experience in accounting, internal control reviews and taxes. Her corporate background includes working with Fortune 500 companies with revenues ranging from $500 million to $10 billion in various controllership positions;

 

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