Monthly Archives: November 2019

Don’t Talk Trump II! Let’s Talk Turkey.

It really is unimpeachable. The holidays are here. Turkey. Football. Family. Santa Claus. Whoa! Let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Let’s get through Thanksgiving. This week we are not talking accounting, not even talking tax. Welcome to this week’s blog: … Continue reading

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Step by Step – The 2020 W-4

Updated 12/17/19. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted in late December of 2017, wreaked havoc on Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate. The TCJA radically changed employee withholding by doubling the standard deduction, modifying tax rates and tax brackets, … Continue reading

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Getting Schooled – Maximizing Education Tax Credits

Pay tuition. Get tax credits. $2,500 here; $2,000 there. Education credits are seemingly straightforward but are they as straightforward as they seem? Not really and not always. Shameless plug. We just make it look straightforward. REINFORCING THE BASICS. The American … Continue reading

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Getting Paid to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint – Residential Energy Credits.

Getting Paid to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint – Residential Energy Credits. REINFORCING THE BASICS! Nuclear, bad. Fossil fuels, bad. Big carbon footprints, bad.  Our government encourages renewable or sustainable energy as a means for energy security, job creation, climate control, … Continue reading

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