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Tax Checklist for Business Startups

Starting your own business can be equal parts thrilling and intimidating. Complying with regulations and tax requirements definitely falls into the latter category. But, with some professional help, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can get started with this checklist of things you’ll need to consider. Are you a hobby or a business? […]

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Staying Organized at Tax Time

Organizing your tax records not only makes filing your tax return easier, it also helps you find the financial documents you need throughout the year. Whether you’ve already filed your tax return or are about to, here are some tips to get organized. Go with the flow (of your tax return) Try organizing your records […]

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New Tax Legislation Requires Planning

Though many taxpayers appreciate the income tax cuts in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed late last year, others are skeptical that it will simplify their tax planning. With every simplification, there are many more tax issues that still require planning to realize extra tax benefits. Here are seven of them: Planning for […]

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Alert: Expired Home and Education Tax Breaks Revived

Congress passed a federal budget bill in early February that revived dozens of expired tax breaks for the 2017 tax year. They include a deduction for education expenses as well as several tax breaks for homeowners. If you have not yet filed your 2017 tax return, please be aware these late changes are retroactive to […]

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Answers to Commonly Asked Tax Questions

With all of the headlines about the changes to tax law, you probably have lots of questions. Here are answers to some of the most common questions taxpayers have this year. Q. I’m hearing about a lot of changes to 2018 taxes. What should I do? A. You’re right, there are a lot of changes […]

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Five Apps to Help Your Small Business Succeed

Smartphones are a powerful tool when it comes to running a successful business. From creating schedules and communicating with your team to signing tax forms and scanning documents, your phone can do it all. Here are five apps to help you use your phone effectively to organize your business.   Slack In today’s workplace, no […]

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