The old joke of showing up at the accountant’s office the day before taxes are due with a shoe box of receipts is still a reality for many small businesses. However, time with accountants is …
Why did the WSJ use years-old data to attack Social Security disability?
At first glance, an op-ed in Monday's Wall Street Journal makes a devastating case against Social Security's disability system. On closer inspection, the case
Winter Car Care Tips to Keep Your Car Safe
Winter is not over yet. Make sure that your car is ready to take on the snow, ice, and cold.
IRS Taxpayer Advocate Questions Preparation of Tax Preparers
Three big issues: Code, cooperation, competence. By Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, who heads the Taxpayer Advocate Service, is citing three broad areas that Congress should deal with if it hopes to avoid revenue catastrophe … Continued
Tax Preparation Advice: 4 Scams to Avoid This Year
With the start of the New Year, it's time to start thinking about tax preparation. During the filing season tax scammers are on the prowl. Here are the four biggest scams
Financial tips for women getting a divorce
Separate all spousal property and accounts immediately
The following is a brief list of some of the more important accounting tips that start ups should make sure are covered.
What Your Divorce Attorney Won't Tell You About Marital Debt
By Cathy Meyer for DivorcedMoms...
I Lost 50 Pounds, And Gained It All Back. Here's What Went Wrong.
As a teen, I was driving in the car with my mom when she mused, "I would really like to lose 15 pounds." "I'd really like to lose 50," I replied, in the way one says they'd really like to win the lottery. The number seemed completely and totally out of reach.
Is Hiring a CPA Worth it? 5 Tips for Getting Your Money’s Worth
Often when people find out I’m a tax accountant, I get asked, “How much does a CPA cost?” It’s like me asking “How much does a home cost?” We all understand that a 1,000 square-foot home in Kansas has a different cost than a 1,000 square-foot penthouse condo in New...