Coronavirus and Economic Impact Payments FAQs from IRS

Click below for a list of frequently asked questions regarding coronavirus-related economic impact payments and other resources from the website:

States offer tax filing relief in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

As the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the country, different states’ departments of revenue are offering various forms of tax relief, from extending tax filing deadlines to deferring sales tax. Legislative activity is moving quickly and changing daily. As of March 23, 2020, 39 states, along with various municipalities,  have issued […]

Antares Group to close offices until April 1 amid COVID-19 outbreak

The spread and impact of COVID-19 is wide-reaching and evolving daily. We are continuing to monitor the developments of the outbreak and how this affects our clients and our staff.  We are taking the appropriate steps, as recommended by the CDC and WHO, to support the ongoing health and safety of our employees, their families, our clients and the surrounding communities. […]

Do you run your business from home? You might be eligible for home office deductions

If you’re self-employed and work out of an office in your home, you may be entitled to home office deductions. However, you must satisfy strict rules. If you qualify, you can deduct the “direct expenses” of the home office. This includes the costs of painting or repairing the home office and depreciation deductions for furniture […]

Sparkmon’s 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Happy Halloween! In celebration of this year’s “Day of Too Much Candy,” we held our 4th annual pumpkin carving contest. Competition was fierce, but only one can earn the #1 spot. And the winner is……Candy Corn! Have you carved an amazing pumpkin for this Halloween? We’d love to see, so share your photos on our […]

Join Sparkmon at the Baltimore Washington and Raleigh McDonald’s ROA 2016 Events

Be sure to swing by the Sparkmon & Associates booth and say “Hello!” during the upcoming Baltimore Washington and Raleigh McDonald’s ROA 2016 events. Several of our team members will be in attendance, including Carrie Smith and Amy Williams (Baltimore Washington event) and Richard Sparkmon, Emmitt White, Carolyn Allen, Tammy Howell and Kurt Kinoshita (Raleigh […]

Join Sparkmon at the McDonald’s Atlanta ROA Event

Several of the Sparkmon team will be attending next week’s McDonald’s Atlanta ROA event, including Emmitt White, Richard Sparkmon, Heidi Pearson, Tamra Newman and Kristin Ward. This event is held annually and hosts the best and brightest in the McDonald’s Atlanta region, providing a venue where owner/operators can learn best practices and what is on […]

Firm Fun at Porterdale Yak Club

At Sparkmon & Associates, not only do we work hard, we play hard, too. Recently, we had a firm trip to the Porterdale Yak Club, where we had a great time channeling our inner summer-camp-kid out on the water. Thanks to the PYC crew for a great time!   Save