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To File Jointly or Not to File Jointly, That Is the Question

For over a century, the newly wed have merged their tax situations, perhaps without a second thought. As times have changed, however, two individuals blending their tax situations is not...
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The SECURE Act Brings New – Mostly Favorable – Tax Changes

The end of 2019 saw Congress and the President agree on a significant piece of legislation, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, adding onto the changing...
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Attention small business owners: Start 2020 off strategically!

When speaking with business owners, I often hear “I don’t know what I don’t know,” when it comes to taxes. Taxes impact us daily, yet tax laws and rules are...
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The Difference Between Tax Negligence and Tax Fraud

Guest post by Jason Wiggam, founding partner of Wiggam & Geer, LLC Filing your income taxes is a complicated and detailed activity. The U.S. tax code is complex, difficult to...
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Last Minute Tax Reduction Strategies for 2019

As you’ve heard me say before, tax planning is a year-round task. But whether you’ve been doing it or not so far in 2019, here are few ideas that might...
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Starting a Business from Scratch – Tax Considerations

Do you have an industry expertise that lends itself well to starting your own business? Or maybe you have a really good idea for a product that’s not in the...
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New Tax Legislation Passed

On top of the sweeping changes in tax laws we’ve seen in recent years, additional tax-related legislation was passed July 2019. This law, the Taxpayers First Act, aims to help...
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How Estimated Taxes for Individuals Work

Many of our clients make estimated tax payments. Part of our job is to help them determine when to make these payments and how much to pay. What are estimated...
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An Executor’s Guide to Taxes, Part 2

This is the second in this two-article series. Click here to read the first one. Working with a CPA With all the tax considerations of being an executor, it’s a...
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An Executor’s Guide to Taxes

This is the first of two articles on this topic.  Administering an estate can be a daunting and tiring task. It’s likely something you’ve not done before and may never...
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