MGA Blogs

Lost in the Merger: Ricky's Search for a Workplace That Feels Like Home

Shedding Light: Updated Guidance on Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Requirements

Post-Tax Season Reflections: What We Learned, What’s Next, and Pro Tips

What is a Stay Interview? Why and How to Use Them to Retain Your Top Talent

New Business Venture? Discover How MGA Elevates Your Growth, According to Worth Street Partners

MGA Recognized as Industry Leader and Best Workplace, According to Anonymous Team Surveys

Feeling Overwhelmed by the Professional Grind? Leadership Lessons to Help You Make the Most of 2024

The Corporate Transparency Act in the Judicial Spotlight: What This Means for You

Texas Ends No Tax Due Report for 2024: Here Are the Details

Further Insights into BOI Reporting: Understanding the Role of a FinCEN Identifier

How Long Should You Keep Your Tax Records? IRS Record Retention Guidelines

How the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act Could Reshape Your 2023 Tax Return

Simplifying the Corporate Transparency Act: What Your Business Needs to Know

Meet Sam Sicker, The Accountant Who Found Balance on the Continental Divide and at MGA

MGA’s Unconventional Thanksgiving: A Tradition of Making Impactful Choices

Redefining Security & Convenience: Why Our New Payment Portal is Your Best Bet Against Check Fraud

Celebrating 17 Years of ‘Best of the Best’ and a Bounty of Other Honors: How We're Giving Back

Building More Than Homes: The Story of Jamestown Estate Homes and their Partnership with MGA

Why You Shouldn't Invest in Real Estate through an S Corp: The Debt Basis Dilemma

Your Guide to Texas' Mega Property Tax Cut: $12.7 Billion on the Ballot

Is a Recession Coming? Here Are Ways to Prepare for an Economic Downturn

Navigating the Virtual Afterlife: A 4-Step Guide to Mastering Your Digital Estate Plan

Growing Your Family and Your Career at the Same Time: See How Sam Successfully Does It at MGA

From Numbers to Nature: Our Day of Giving Back and Beautifying Our City

Landlord Tax Tips: How to Qualify as a Real Estate Professional

Celebrating 10 Years of Workplace Excellence: Our Latest Best and Brightest Places to Work Win

From Work to Relaxation: A Hands-Off Approach to Managing Retirement Funds

Let Us Tell You about Divvy, a Free Automated Expense Management Software We Love

Own Rental Property? Don’t Miss These Top 4 Tax Deductions for Landlords

Have Unused 529 Funds? They Can (Soon) Be Rolled over into a Roth IRA

Thinking of Going Solar? Here Are the Tax Incentives to Know About

Simplifying Your Payments: Navigating MGA’s Online Payment Portal

Unlock the Hidden Power of HSAs: 11 Surprising Facts You Need to Know

Get to Know Pauline Sullinger, One of MGA's New Partners

A Step-by-Step Guide to Downloading Your Tax Return(s) From MGA

MGA Named Best and Brightest National Winner For the Fifth Consecutive Year

Need a Quick Reference Guide for 2023 Federal Taxes? We’ve Got You Covered

Meet Michael Miller, Transitioning from Director of Operations to Partner

Why Inflation is Making Underpayment of Estimated Tax Penalties More Expensive

From Director of Tax Services to Partner, Meet Helen Martell

MGA Proudly Sponsors the 2023 ReelAbilities Houston Film & Arts Festival

Quick Tips for Navigating MGA's New Client Portal

Introducing David Long, One of MGA’s New Partners: Get To Know Him

How to Maximize Your 401(k) and IRA Contributions in 2023

MGA 2.0 Launches in 2023: Important Leadership Changes and Transitions to Know

2023 Planning Tips: Take Advantage of Increased Exemption Amounts While They Last

How to Capitalize on MGA’s Strengths to Spread the Wings of Your Company

Houston Chronicle Names MGA a Winner of the Houston Metro Area Top Workplaces 2022 Award

MGA gives THANKS — Not Just on One Day but in Our Firm's Fabric

MGA Recognized as an IPA Best of the Best Accounting Firm — Again!

Business Email Compromise (BEC) Is a Big Deal — Here’s How You Can Stay Safe

What Cars Are Eligible for the $7500 EV Tax Credit? It’s Complicated

Is the Often-Overlooked Research and Development (R&D) Tax Credit Worth the Hassle?

In Loving Memory of Our Beloved Teammate, Cindy Boddie

President Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act into Law: Here Are the Stipulations

Considering Outsourcing Your CFO Services? Here Are Reasons It Might Make Sense

Measure Success Your Way: How Custom Reporting Can Drive Your Business

Is Your Business Going Global? Get International Tax Experts Who Can Help

We Traded in Our Calculators for Mulch and Spent the Day Beautifying Our City

How Estimated Tax Payments Work and Who Should Be Making Them

Thinking of Selling Your Great Business? Put MGA on Your Power-House Prep Team

Budget Preparation and Monitoring 101: You Can’t ‘Set It and Forget It’

Are Business Meals Still 100% Deductible through 2022? Yes!

For Nine Consecutive Years MGA Has Been Named a Best and Brightest Place to Work

M-K-T Wins 2022 Development of Distinction Award — Come By and See Why

Calling All Social Media Influencers: Don’t Miss These Tax Deductions

Thinking about Investing in Crypto? Start with This Easy Guide

Having Trouble Hiring That Perfect Fit? Our Staffing Solutions Might be for You

The HIFO Accounting Method Could Help Crypto Investors Save Big This Tax Season

Attention Parents! Look Out for This Important IRS Letter in Your Mailbox

MGA Is a Proud Sponsor of the 2022 ReelAbilities Houston Film & Arts Festival

Need a Quick Reference Guide for 2022 Federal Taxes? We’ve Got Your Covered

Starting a New Business Venture? Choose the Right Type of Business Entity

Give the Gift of Education Through a 529 Plan

We Are Skipping the Holiday Cards This Year (Again) And Putting Food on Others’ Tables Instead

MGA Celebrates 30 Years by Giving Back to the Community That Has Given So Much to Us

New Tax Proposal Significantly Impacts Estate Planning: Actions to Consider Immediately

New Details on Proposed Tax Hike: Here’s What We Know

The IRS Is Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Compliance: Are You Ready?

Family Office Services: At What Point Do You Need a Family Office?

The Best Time to Make a Difference through Charitable Contributions is Right Now

You Can (And May Want to) Opt Out of the Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments

Do You Know about MGA’s “Phone-a-Friend” Program? Here’s How It Can Help You

A Tax Loophole for Crypto Losses? Here’s What You Need to Know

American Families Plan Proposes Higher Taxes on High-Dollar Real Estate Transactions

Crushing Cancer and Her Clients’ Needs All at Once — Meet Pauline, MGA’s Director of T.A.S.C.

Are You Always Exhausted? Here Are Four Ways to Beat the Work-from-Home Burnout

Key Takeaways from President Biden’s Tax Proposal — American Families Plan

Act Now! Gifting Exemption Reduced to $3.5M in Latest Senate Bill

President Biden’s “Made in American Tax Plan” to Increase Corporate Tax Rate

Broken Pipes? Dead Landscaping? A Deduction Might Be Available for You

What’s in the New COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Just Passed?

Entrepreneurial Business Owners Fueled by Entrepreneurial Advisors — a Perfect Combination

Planning Ideas to Consider (Now!) in Preparation for Biden’s Tax Plans

Here’s What’s Ahead: Highlights of Biden’s Tax Policy Proposals

QuickBooks Desktop Users — Keeping You Safe (and Efficient)!

MGA Makes the Complex Simple for This Texas-Based Funeral Business

Need a Quick Reference Guide for 2021 Federal Taxes? We’ve Got Your Covered

Support Your Local Restaurants — Business Meals Are Temporarily 100% Deductible!

New Law Significantly Expands the Employee Retention Credit

The Second Round of PPP Loans Are Here — Do You Qualify?

Meet the Operations Team behind Your MGA Team

Accounting for PPP Loans: What Are The Options?

Additional COVID-19 Relief Package Arrives Just in Time for the Holidays

Last-Minute Moves to Make before Year-End to Reduce Your Taxes

Everything You Need to Know about the New IRS 1099-NEC Form

Did You Get a Recent IRS Notice? Here's What You Need to Know

How the PPP Will Affect Your 2020 Taxes — and What to Do about It

MGA Once Again Recognized as a Best of the Best Accounting Firm

Nothing Normal about 2020, Not Even Tax Planning — We Can Help

Different Times Call for Different Solutions — Our New E-Check Option Is Now Live

Next Level Thinking in both Real Estate and Advisory

Skip the Holiday Cards This Year and Give Back to Your Community Instead — That’s What We Did

Protect Your Future: When Was Your Last Life Insurance Review?

A Comparison of the 2020 Presidential Candidates' Tax Plans

New IRS Payroll Tax Deferral Guidance: What Employers Need to Know

We’re Getting Bigger and Better For You: Meet Our 4 New Team Members

New IRS Proposed Regulations on Carried Interests

Estate Planning Opportunities in the COVID-19 Era: Strategies to Consider Now

MGA Helps Dr. Arnold Grow His Optometrist Practice and Plan for the Road Ahead

What Comes Next? 3 Ways Your Business Must Adapt For the “New Normal” Ahead

MGA Adds More A/R Flexibility for Clients with QuickFee Partnership

Proposed Regulations Affecting Section 1031 Exchanges

Can You Deduct Unreimbursed Employee Expenses? These States Might Let You

More Than Just a Space: New MGA Office Represents the Future of Work

How MGA Keeps Our Award-Winning Culture Alive While Working from Home

Making Time for Gratitude in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 Questions to Help You Through the PPP Loan Forgiveness Process

Need Help with Your Accounts Receivable? Consider Using CollBox

Good News: Additional PPP Funding and Eligibility Guidance Updated

How Does the Deferral of Payroll Taxes Interact with the PPP Loans?

Why Houston Entrepreneurs Robert Cox and Liz Kirby Put Their Trust in MGA

How to Get the Most out of Your PPP Funds

Accounting for the Paycheck Protection Program Loans: What You Need to Know

Anonymous Surveys from Our Employees Said: We Are a Best Place to Work

Asking for Forgiveness: You've Been Approved for Your PPP Loan, Now What?

7 Practical Ways to Protect Your Business through Hard Times

IRS Extends Deadline for Completing 1031 Exchanges due to COVID-19

Still Have Questions About the PPP? There Are Now More Answers

MGA Makes the Complex Simple for a Leading Houston Real Estate Firm

Disrupt Disruption: Four Areas Where You Can Take Control

The CARES Act and Your Retirement Funds: Temporary Rules That May Help You

Advice on How the CARES Act Can Help Your Small Business

How to Manage Cash Flow and Liquidity during a Crisis

Tax Credits for Coronavirus-Related Leave: What You Need to Know

How to Lead in Times of Crisis and Uncertainty

Creating a Company Culture for Women Leaders to Thrive

The Benefits of a Construction Audit: Everything You Need to Know

Let's Get Personal: Reasons You Need to Know Your Net Worth

How to Safely Browse the Internet: 3 Tips You Need to Know

Construction Update of the New MGA Office Coming in Two Short Months

MGA Named 2019 Best and Brightest National Winner

When Should Your Business Think About a 401(k) Audit?

How to Design Workspaces That Encourage Collaboration

Passwords Are Your First Line of Defense: Here’s How to Protect Them

Is Financial Reporting a Burden to Your Small Business? Consider This Optional Framework

Sarah Celebrates Four Years with MGA: See What Keeps Her Around (Hint: Culture!)

SECURE Act: What You Need to Know About Major Retirement Bill Congress Just Passed

How to Address Security Risks in a World of Mobile and Cloud Computing

IRS Direct Pay: How to Easily Pay Your Taxes Online for Free

The Best Tech to Help You File Your 1099s This Year

Internal Controls: How Easy Is It to Steal Money from Your Company?

Overwhelmed or Frustrated with the Complexity of Financial Reporting? This Solution Is for You

Why CFO Scott Bork Chooses MGA Time and Time Again

Year-End Tax Planning Strategies You Don’t Want to Miss

MGA Participates In Ronald McDonald House’s Boo Ball Gala 2019

How MGA Creatively Solves Problems for a Leading Houston Marketing Agency

Attract Better Talent With These Workspace Design Tips

Why Houston-Famous C&D Scrap Metal Puts Their Trust in MGA

When Should You Consider Getting a Business Credit Card? (Hint: Right Now)

How MGA Makes the Complex Simple for Houston Entrepreneur, Cindy Marion

Will Automation Create More Jobs Than It Eliminates?

MGA Proudly Sponsors the Houston Cellar Classic 2019 Benefiting Genesys Works

Another One Comes Home — We’re Starting to See a Trend

A Big Opportunity for Estate Planning in 2019 and 2020

Construction Update of the New MGA Office Coming Spring 2020

Retirement Planning: How to Budget for Your Golden Years

MGA Once Again Named a Best of the Best Accounting Firm

What to Do When Your Bookkeeper Walks Out

Making a Difference First Hand, Every Time: David Long's MGA Story

Independent Contractor vs. Employee: Why Does Worker Classification Matter?

We Are Packing Our Bags And Moving — To The Heights!

Why Having a "Crummey Trust" Is a Good Thing

Understanding How Your Business Can Benefit From an IC-DISC

Outsourced Accounting: How to Know If It’s Right for You

The New 20% Pass-Through Deduction: Does Your Business Qualify?

How to Build a Company Culture Where People Thrive

Key Performance Indicators: Reporting to Drive Your Business

Why Is Accounting Important for a Startup?

The MGA T.A.S.C. Team: Here’s What They Can Do For You

Cybersecurity Tips: Make Sure You’re Doing These 3 Things

Has Your Accountant Biked 100 Miles Around Lake Tahoe?

Here’s How Property Owners Can Pocket More Cash With A Cost Segregation Study

9 Pieces of Advice For Women in the Workplace

Small Business, Large World: 6 Tips For Expanding Your Business Internationally

A Relationship That Has Lasted Nearly Three Decades: Cindy Boddie’s MGA Story

Still Haven’t Filed Your Taxes? Here’s What You Need to Know

Good Problems: How to Handle Rapid Company Growth

Everything You Need to Know About the W-9 Form

Getting Strategic: 7 Planning Tips for Small Business Strategy