The New Tax Bill: When it Comes into Effect

With all the new tax changes coming, you might be wondering when they will come into effect. The new tax bill came into effect on January 1st, 2018. Therefore, any income you earn starting on January 1st, 2018 will be under the new bill and taxed at the new rates. The changes, however, do not […]

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What’s new in 2013?

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which was signed on January 2, 2013, did not make major changes in the tax rules governing most Americans. But it did create significant tax increases for high-earners. The thresholds identifying “high-earners” differ from one tax provision to the next, leaving many who don’t consider themselves wealthy exposed […]

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Take 3 steps now to cut your 2013 taxes

One of the best things about a midyear tax checkup is having the time to investigate, plan, and implement strategies that can reduce your current-year taxes. That’s particularly true this year, since tax legislation enacted in January means many rules for 2013 are already in place, and there’s more certainty about what actions will be […]

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Focus on your strengths to improve profits

The conventional response to today’s lackluster economy is to focus on cutting business costs. That’s good advice up to a point, but eventually paring down becomes counter-productive. Once you’re done, you’re still stalled in the same economic doldrums. Rather than restricting your strategy to cost-cutting, play to your strengths. What product, service, or other customer […]

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Consumer Fraud Alert!

The IRS is warning people to be aware of fraud connected with Hurricane Sandy. As is usually the case following a natural disaster, scam artists are impersonating charities to get money or financial information from those wanting to help victims of the storm. The scammers contact people by phone, social media, e-mail, or in person. […]

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