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Tax Tips for Buying Business Assets: Insights from Accavallo & Company, LLC

After a challenging 2023, merger and acquisition activities across various sectors are seeing a resurgence in 2024. If you’re considering purchasing a business, achieving the best post-tax outcomes is paramount. Generally, you can structure the purchase in two main ways: Buy the assets of the business, or Buy the seller’s entity ownership interest, applicable if […]

Navigating Partner Business Expenses: Guidelines and Tax Implications

It’s common for partners to cover expenses related to their partnership’s business operations, particularly in service-oriented partnerships like architecture or law firms. These expenses might include entertaining clients, transportation for meetings, professional publications, continuing education, or home office costs. But how are these expenses treated for tax purposes? Let’s break it down. Reimbursable Expenses: Partners […]

Seizing the Opportunity: Why Your Business Should Embrace Retirement Plans Now

If your business hasn’t embraced a retirement plan yet, now might be the perfect opportunity. The current retirement plan regulations offer generous tax-deductible contribution allowances. For instance, self-employed individuals can establish a SEP-IRA and contribute up to 20% of their self-employment income, capped at $69,000 for 2024 (up from $66,000 in 2023). If you’re an […]

Maximizing Tax Savings: Coordinating Sec. 179 Deductions with Bonus Depreciation

At Accavallo & Company, LLC we understand the importance of optimizing current year depreciation write-offs for businesses with newly acquired assets. To achieve this, businesses can leverage two significant federal tax incentives: the first-year Section 179 depreciation deductions and first-year bonus depreciation deductions. When utilized correctly, these deductions can potentially allow businesses to write off […]

Maximizing Your QBI Deduction: Seize the Opportunity Before It Expires

At Accavallo & Company, we understand the importance of leveraging every available tax-saving opportunity. The Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction presents a significant chance for eligible businesses to reduce their tax liability. However, this deduction is scheduled to sunset after 2025. Hence, if you qualify, it’s crucial to capitalize on this benefit while it’s still […]

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 […]

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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.