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Five Reasons You Need A CPA to Prepare Your Taxes

There are so many options available for tax preparation - do it yourself software programs, tax preparation firms, accountants, CPAs – that it can be hard to decide which option is best for your particular needs. Let us help! Below are some great reasons to use a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) for your tax preparation [...]

By | 2017-10-18T16:53:28+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Taxes|0 Comments

The Advantages of Outsourcing Your Small Business’s CFO

More small businesses than ever are choosing to outsource positions within their company that were traditionally performed in-house. However, a position that often gets overlooked when outsourcing is that of the chief financial officer. Outsourcing your company’s CFO can provide several unique benefits to your business. Here are just a few of these benefits [...]

By | 2017-09-15T14:41:11+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Financial|0 Comments

Investment Taxes Explained

The federal government taxes investable income such as dividends, interest, and rent on real estate, just to name a few. Tax on Dividends If you have money invested in a security (e.g. stocks, bonds, real estate) then there’s a good chance that you are receiving a dividend on each mutual fund or bond fund that [...]

By | 2018-08-06T20:06:57+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Governments, Taxes|0 Comments

QuickBooks 101

What is QuickBooks? QuickBooks is a user-friendly accounting software that aids business owners with their accounting needs. It has formulas and reports built in to accommodate everyone, even those who are not familiar with accounting. Many small businesses feel that they can manage their accounting in spreadsheets; and while this may be adequate, it can [...]

By | 2017-07-14T20:03:59+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Financial|0 Comments

Top 15 Small Business Tax Advantages

In the winter of 2016, the Internal Revenue Service released data on Schedule C filers. This information showed us the most popular and common tax deductions of that year. It is important to note that although other business entities (C corporations, S corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and partnerships) can deduct these as well, there may [...]

By | 2017-06-22T16:46:18+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Taxes|0 Comments

3 Reasons To Take Social Security Early

If you’re at the age where retirement is in sight, or if you’ve already retired, it is important to learn about your benefits and more importantly, when to file. The earliest age you can claim your social security is 62, and the latest age is 70. However, it’s important to note that when you file [...]

By | 2017-06-20T14:53:42+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Financial, Governments|0 Comments

IRS Debunks Myths Surrounding Tax Refunds

As millions of people begin filing their tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers about some basic tips to keep in mind about refunds. During the early parts of the tax season, taxpayers are anxious to get details about their refunds. In some social media, this can lead to misunderstandings and speculation about refunds. [...]

By | 2018-08-07T14:31:10+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Governments, Taxes|0 Comments

Tax Benefits for Higher Education

Tax Benefits for Higher Education   Higher education costs paid in 2016 can mean tax savings when taxpayers file their tax returns. If taxpayers, their spouses or their dependents took post-high school coursework last year, they may be eligible for a tax credit or deduction. Here are some facts from the IRS about tax benefits for [...]

By | 2018-08-07T14:37:17+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Taxes|0 Comments