Antares Group volunteers with RER’s School Break Lunch Program

Volunteering with Rockdale Emergency Relief’s School Break Lunch program is one of our favorite things to do each year. Aimee Gartner and Jennifer Singleton, along with Jennifer’s daughters, Ava and Ana, delivered nearly 200 meals to area families Wednesday during Rockdale County’s Spring Break. Many thanks to Atlanta Pizza & Gyro in Conyers for their generous donation […]

Antares Group donates to Barksdale Boys & Girls Club

Antares Group is a proud supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. One of our partners, Heidi Pearson, CPA, is a board member of the A.R. “Gus” Barksdale Boys & Girls Club in Conyers, Ga. Antares Group donated Kroger gift cards recently to the club to include in Thanksgiving meal boxes for […]

Some contributions eligible for state tax credit and federal deduction

Many states offer various tax credits for donating to certain qualified charitable organizations, but it has been unclear how to treat those donations for federal tax purposes. The IRS in August issued final regulations that try to make sure people are not double dipping, that is, getting a tax credit and a tax deduction for […]

Antares Group donates Thanksgiving meals to families at Phoenix Pass

Antares Group continues its annual tradition of providing Thanksgiving meals for the families living at Phoenix Pass. Each year, our associates donate money and food items for  the women and children living at Phoenix Pass. This year, Antares Group provided turkeys, stuffing, vegetables, dessert, and other items for 15 mothers and 35 children. The meals […]

Florida taxpayers eligible for sales tax breaks for donating to scholarship programs

Taxpayers in Florida have some more options this year to donate to scholarship programs and receive a break on their taxes. Florida Sales Tax Credit Scholarship Program: Under legislation that was signed recently by Gov. Rick Scott, those renting or leasing property can receive a 100 percent credit on the sales tax imposed on the […]

Making spirits bright

The team at Antares Group came together to donate toys and gift items for the families staying at the Atlanta Ronald McDonald Houses over the holiday season. Pictured here, from left, are Tracy Young, Kim Taylor, Kurt Kinoshita, Landon Cheek, Dana Palmer and Miranda Esguerra. Kurt made the special delivery Tuesday to the Ronald McDonald […]

Public education tax credit offered in Georgia

A new tax credit for donations to public education will be available beginning in January for Georgia taxpayers, but the credit is limited so it’s best to act soon. Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and running through Dec. 31, 2020, the state of Georgia is offering a nonrefundable Georgia income tax credit for donations specifically to […]

Sparkmon & Associates donates care items to Ronald McDonald House

Sparkmon & Associates, CPAs, presented to members of the Atlanta Ronald McDonald House Charities Board of Directors this week donations of personal hygiene items, personal care items, snacks and other household goods for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Atlanta. Sparkmon & Associates, CPAs, has a long tradition of supporting the Ronald McDonald […]