The Hoffman Group is a full-service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in the Baltimore, Maryland region. Our dedicated team provides a comprehensive array of assurance, consulting and tax services for businesses and individuals. By thoroughly evaluating our clients’ unique financial needs, we create personalized solutions and develop comprehensive plans for their success. To us, the most valuable part of our business is client relationships. That is why we are built on the pillars of transparency, trust and respect. Our highly skilled team of professionals and Certified Public Accountants provide the knowledge, passion and technical abilities to help our clients thrive.
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FAQs About Self-Employment Tax
Do you owe self-employment (SE) tax on non-wage income that you collect only occasionally or in a one-off circumstance? Some sources of income may not be subject to the dreaded SE tax. Here's what you should know if you earn income from "irregular" sources. What Is SE Tax? SE tax is the way the U.S.Treasury Department collects Social Security and Medicare taxes on non-wage income from business-related activities. For 2019,...
Is a Health Savings Account Right for Your Business?
As the cost of providing employee health care benefits continues to rise, it’s is a good time for your business to consider setting up an employer-sponsored Health Savings Account (HSA). A HSA is a tax-advantaged savings account where an eligible employee or their employer can set aside funds for future medical expenses. HSAs have three significant tax advantages: 1.) Employers and employees do not pay taxes on contributions to HSAs....
Valuing Profits Interests in LLCs
The use of so-called “profits interest” awards as a tool to attract and retain skilled workers has increased, as more companies are being structured as limited liability companies (LLCs), rather than as corporations. But accounting complexity has caused some private companies to shy away from these arrangements. Fortunately, relief from the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) may be coming soon. New twist on equity compensation Corporations tend to award traditional...
Thinking About Converting from a C Corporation to an S Corporation?
The right entity choice can make a difference in the tax bill you owe for your business. Although S corporations can provide substantial tax advantages over C corporations in some circumstances, there are plenty of potentially expensive tax problems that you should assess before making the decision to convert from a C corporation to an S corporation. Here’s a quick rundown of four issues to consider: LIFO inventories. C corporations...
At The Hoffman Group, we take a personal interest in your success. Drawing on over 60 years of combined practice, our team has a breadth of experience in anticipating challenges businesses may face and developing strategic plans to meet their financial objectives. We focus on an array of industries such as construction, manufacturing and distribution, and government contracting to help you make healthy financial and business decisions that amplify profitability and maximize competitiveness.