Providing personalized tax, accounting and consulting services to Evergreen, Conifer and the greater metro area since 1992

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You'll find the expertise you need and the dedicated service you want at Scripps, Taylor & Associates, P.C.

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Established Businesses

Whether it's tax planning or regular bookkeeping and payroll services, we can help you run your business more efficiently with our business accounting services.  Find out more...

New Businesses & Start-Ups

Thinking of starting a business? We can help advise you on the proper business structure, tax strategy plan and more with our business start-up services.  Find out more...

Individuals / Estates / Trusts

When it comes to your individual taxes, estate planning and more, Scripps Taylor & Associates can help you. Find out more...

K-1 Instructions

How to properly complete your income tax return with your K-1 information.  Find out more...

OUR LOCATION

Our office is conveniently located in Bergen Park, on the 2nd floor of the Bergen Park Business Plaza building.

1202 Bergen Parkway #208 · Evergreen, CO 80439

Monday - Friday

8:30am - 6:00pm

or by appointment

PH: (303) 670-8930
FX: (303) 674-4205

Barb Scripps

Meet Barb Scripps, CPA

As president of Scripps, Taylor & Associates, P.C., Barb offers over thirty years experience as a CPA in both public and private accounting. She founded STA in 1992 to better serve the local areas and bring her business life to the community where she lives and raised her family.
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Cathy Taylor

Meet Cathy Taylor, CPA

A strong banking background and a keen eye for detail have earned Cathy a respected position with Scripps, Taylor & Associates. Cathy focuses on income tax consulting, tax preparation and more.
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The Social Security wage base is expected to be $146,700 for 2022

This wage base is up $3,900 from the 2021 cap. This is $1,200 higher than the president’s budget forecast, released earlier this year. The final number, based on national average-wage-index growth, comes in mid-October.

 

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How to repay deferred taxes for self-employeds and employers

The CARES Act enacted last year allowed employers to defer payment of their 6.2% share of Social Security tax, otherwise required to be made from Mar 27, 2020, through Dec 31, 2020. Self-employed individuals could defer payment of a portion of their SECA tax owed for the same period.

Half of the deferred amount is due Dec 31, the other 50% on Dec 31, 2022.

You can make payments through the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) or by check or credit card. Don’t send these payments in with other tax remittances.

  • If using EFTPS, there will be an option for employers to select deferral payments and for self-employeds to choose deferred Social Security tax.
  • If paying by check, be sure to make a notation on the check so that the payments are properly applied to your deferred payroll tax balance or to your deferred SECA tax balance.

Use this link to the IRS website for more information or to make a payment.

 

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Looking ahead to 2022: The annual ceilings on maximum contributions to HSAs will go up in 2022

Maximum allowable contributions to your Health Savings Account will go up to $3,650 for account owners with self-only coverage and to $7,300 for those with family coverage. People born before 1968 can put an extra $1,000 next year.  Read full post...