Eight Ways to Lower Your Home’s Utility Bills

Save Money With Lower Utility Bills Well, they say the groundhog saw his shadow and we’ll have six more weeks of winter. If we are indeed going to see cooler temperatures, here’s how to reduce your heating bills. In case

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Payroll Service Options for Small Businesses

To select the best payroll service for you, consider your needs. If you employ individuals to support your business or your home life, you know that payroll can be complex and time-consuming. Without a payroll service, you must: compute the

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Maximize Charitable Contributions to Lower Taxes

In December, many of us increase our charity giving. Some reports reveal that 75% of taxpayers in the U.S. donate to charities during this last month of the year. If you want to support a favorite charity and lower your

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Five Tax Tips for End-of-Year Planning in 2016

Consider Potential 2017 Tax Cuts in Year End Tax Plans No one can predict with certainty how the new leadership in Washington will change taxes. The odds are strong that taxes will be lower next year. Both President-elect Trump and

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Claiming Elderly Parents as Dependents on Tax Returns

As our parents age, we often provide help. If you provide financial help to your parent, you may be able to deduct some of those expenses on your taxes. To claim an elderly relative, the supported-individual must meet several criteria.

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Nanny Tax Update 2016

As the kids go back to school, you may decide to hire a nanny (or after school baby sitter).  Or, when the busy fall season kicks in, you may hire someone to do help with housekeeping. Do you know about

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Tax Breaks for College Students in 2016

August is a month many young adults head to college and even some not-so-young adults look to enhance their education. Both younger and older students can realize some tax breaks for seeking a postsecondary education. In addition to the well-known

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Business and Personal Casualty Losses Tax Deductible

July marks the peak summer season and the high-risk weather season. If you suffer a casualty or loss this season, you can get some relief on your taxes. Basic Definition of a Casualty For Federal income tax purposes, a casualty

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Should you Buy or Lease a Car for Your Business?

You need a new car. Should you buy or lease? If you own a business, should you purchase or lease a car through the company. We’ll address each of these questions in this post. Buying vs. Leasing a Vehicle The

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Finding the Right Accountant for Your Business

An accountant’s value to your team The financial health of your business is critical if you want to grow. The right accountant on your team helps you in many ways. Typical entrepreneurs go into business to provide services matching their

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