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“BUT I DON’T EVEN LIKE TO DO MY OWN TAXES!”

So you might be thinking that life in the tax business doesn’t sound like any fun at all.   You might even be thinking that you’d prefer changing 12 diapers and washing 6 loads of laundry to preparing just one tax return.  I’m hear to tell you that you are not alone!&nb…

HOW CAN CONSUMERS SAVE THEMSELVES THE MOST MONEY ON TAXES?

When it comes to annual tax filings, this is officially crunch time, but Americans who are still scrambling to get all their documents in order and mailed in on time may want to take an extra hour or two to examine whether they're doing all they can to reduce their liabilities as much as possible, o…

HOW TO SAVE ON INCOME TAXES WHEN YOU OWN RENTAL PROPERTY

So you have rental property.  Maybe it is a place at the beach, or perhaps you are a landlord owning apartment buildings or single-family homes.  You collect rental income for the properties, and probably spend more than you imagined for upkeep, property management and advertising for…

FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES ARE NO REASON NOT TO FILE TAXES

With tax filing season approaching, some people may find themselves making some common mistakes that can easily be avoided with help from a professional tax preparer. One of the most common difficulties people can get themselves into is failing to file returns. This may turn out to be more common th…

TAXES DON’T HAVE TO BE SPOOKY

I can’t believe that it’s time for Halloween again! I’m reminded every time I step into a retail store, get on my Facebook page, or drive by yards filled with carved pumpkins. I love this time of year. I mean … what other day can I dress up in a ridiculous costume and get away with it?      …

REDUCE TAXES BY MAKING AN EARLY MORTGAGE PAYMENT

The end of the year is nearly here, and many people are still making all of the last-minute financial transactions they can to reduce their tax liability for the upcoming tax season. There are a number of transactions individuals can make to qualify for a tax credit or deduction, ranging from eligib…

WEDDINGS, TAXES AND WHAT IT ALL MEANS FOR YOU

When two people get married, they likely do so knowing about the many ways in which their lives will be different from now on. But one thing many may not consider when getting married, unless they're doing it during the run-up to tax season, is the ways in which this can significantly change their t…