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Six Steps to Navigating Connecticut’s Pass-Through Entity Tax

A recent CT legislative development is the introduction of the optional Connecticut (CT) Pass-Through Entity (PE) tax, effective for tax years beginning in 2024. Overview of the Optional CT Pass-Through Entity Tax Commencing on January 1, 2024, the CT Pass-Through Entity tax becomes optional for all pass-through entities, including partnerships, S corporations, and applicable limited […]

Comparing Cash and Accrual Accounting Methods: A Comprehensive Analysis for Business Taxation

In the realm of business taxation, selecting the most suitable accounting method stands as a pivotal decision. Essentially, businesses navigate between two primary methodologies: cash and accrual accounting. This choice often hinges on optimizing tax liabilities, thereby prompting businesses to deliberate on the most advantageous route. Eligibility for Cash Method Utilization Businesses classified as “small” […]

Solid Financial Reporting: A Guide to Debt and Equity Financing

In the dynamic landscape of business operations, securing financing for growth and sustainability is paramount. Whether seeking debt or equity financing, a critical component of the decision-making process for lenders and investors is the quality of a company’s financial reporting. At Accavallo & Company, we recognize the pivotal role that solid financial reporting plays in […]

Navigating Financial Fitness: A Guide to Secure Your Business Future

In business, achieving and maintaining financial fitness is important for long-term success. Whether you are an entrepreneur, small business owner, or a seasoned professional, adopting sound financial practices can make all the difference. Let’s delve into key strategies to ensure your financial well-being and set the stage for sustained prosperity. Set Clear Financial Goals Start […]

Maximize Your Year-End Tax Planning: A Guide for Business Owners

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time for business owners to engage in strategic tax planning to optimize their financial positions and take advantage of potential tax savings. Here are some essential steps to consider as you prepare for the upcoming tax season: Review and Update Your Financials The foundation of effective […]

Mastering Board Meeting Minutes for Transparency and Accountability in Nonprofits

Crafting effective records for your nonprofit board meetings goes beyond a mere formality—it’s a key practice that can prove crucial in various scenarios. Whether your organization faces an IRS audit or your directors encounter legal challenges due to a board decision, the significance of well-documented meeting minutes cannot be overstated. To ensure their efficacy, it’s […]

Navigating Business Requirements for 1099-NEC Filing: A Comprehensive Guide


The 1099-NEC form plays a crucial role in tax reporting for businesses that engage with non-employee service providers. Understanding the requirements for data collection, compliance with IRS rules, due dates, and considerations for cleaning up vendor data is essential for accurate filing. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the importance of vendor W-9 forms, […]

Navigating the Sunset: Tax Deductions and Rates to Change in 2026

When the sun sets on the year 2025, it may also mark the impending sunset of several key tax provisions introduced by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). These changes will have a significant impact on taxpayers, and it’s crucial to be well-informed and proactive in your financial planning.  Below are some of the […]

Year-round Form 1099 & W-9 Compliance: Your Guide to Staying IRS-Compliant

Year-round Form 1099 & W-9 Compliance: Your Guide to Staying IRS-Compliant As a business owner, staying compliant with IRS regulations is crucial to avoid penalties and maintain smooth operations. One critical aspect of tax compliance is handling Form 1099-NEC and Form W-9 for independent contractors. In this article, we’ll walk you through the year-round process […]

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Sherri Fisher is a Tax Manager at Accavallo & Company, LLC.  Sherri has longstanding expertise in Trust and Estate Taxation, Eldercare, and Estate planning. Sherri appreciates the relationships she has built with estate planning attorneys and advisors, to provide a team approach to assisting her clients. Sherri also has seasoned experience in business and individual taxation and is partial to assisting start-ups in developing overall accounting and operating plans.

Prior to joining Accavallo & Company, LLC, Sherri was a manager in a large firm, servicing high net worth trust clients, business, and personal clients. She was also a Partner in a large bookkeeping firm, which specialized in cloud accounting systems for regional and national companies. Sherri led a team in assisting clients to organize their accounting systems.  She is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a B.S. degree in Accounting.    

Sherri’s experience includes working with companies and organizations in a variety of industries including:

  • Investment Trusts

  • DAPT and Family Investment Partnerships

  • Estate and Probate Administration

  • E-Commerce

  • Manufacturing

  • Construction

  • Real Estate Investment

  • Marketing and Service-based industries

In addition to her professional accomplishments, Sherri is an Intuit Advanced Pro Advisor, Intuit Future Firm Advisory Board member, member of the Valley WIN Network, and proudly served as past Connecticut Public School liaison for the Yale Tommy Fund for Childhood Cancer. Sherri enjoys time with her family, Cleveland sports, thrifting and gardening.