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Late Tax Filer Break

Late Tax Filer Break

Late Tax Filer Break on Penalty for 2019, 2020 Returns The Internal Revenue Service is giving a late filer break to many taxpayers. The penalty relief is for those who filed their 2019 and/or 2020 tax returns past the deadline. The late filer tax break is aimed toward...

You Need a Business Plan

You Need a Business Plan

You Need a Business Plan Both to Get Started & to Grow You need a business plan. How many times have you heard that when you say you want to start a business? If you still don’t have one, you haven’t heard it enough. Why Do You Need a Business Plan? At the most...

Accountants the Best Kissers

Accountants the Best Kissers

Survey Puts Accountants at Top of List Accountants the best kissers? Don’t just take our word for it. A British dating site conducted a survey of 2,000 people, asking which professionals are the top smooch artists. Not surprisingly – at least to us – the survey named...

Flexible Uses for Your Roth IRA

Flexible Uses for Your Roth IRA

Uses for Your Roth IRA Go Beyond Retirement Uses for your Roth IRA? Well, the primary use is for retirement, of course. But there are other life events when having a Roth IRA can come to the rescue. The Swiss Army Knife Retirement Account? The financial versatility of...

Working Washington Grants Round 5

Working Washington Grants Round 5

Working Washington Grants Round 5 Applications Start August 17 The state starts accepting applications for Working Washington Grants Round 5 starting August 17. The Washington legislature is making $70 million in grants available for businesses that have suffered...

Winning the Lottery

Winning the Lottery

Winning the Lottery: How Much Do You Actually Get Winning the lottery is the lottery is the (day)dream of just about everyone. The current MegaMillions jackpot (around $1 billion as of today) has a lot of people doing more than dreaming about it. The odds of a single...

Tax Return Delay Continues

Tax Return Delay Continues

IRS Is Struggling with a Huge Tax Return Delay Tax return delay is the bane of any taxpayer. Those who owe are waiting for the other shoe to drop – their payment going through. While those taxpayers who are due a refund are understandably anxious to get their money....

Plants Make Us Happy

Plants Make Us Happy

Scientific Studies Find Plants Make Us Happy and Give Other Benefits Plants make us happy, according to several studies. And we’re a pretty jolly crew here! So maybe the secret is the huge collection of greenery you’ll find when you visit our office. Plants Make Us...

Newlywed Tax Tips

Newlywed Tax Tips

Newlywed Tax Tips Can Help You Live Happily Ever After Newlywed tax tips? With all the planning that goes into a wedding and getting married, who is thinking about taxes? Accountants. Count on us to bring the mundane to life’s joyous occasions! Here’s a few tips to...

Small Business Help

Small Business Help

Small Business Help Resources Are Available Small business help is always welcome, whether it’s about getting your start, emerging from a tight situation, or building on success. So, as we celebrate Small Business Week, let’s look at some of the resources that are...

The End of Tax Day!

The End of Tax Day!

The End of Tax Day Promises the Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow! The end of Tax Day came earlier this year than the last two years. That's because Tax Day was earlier than the last two years! But we look for the silver linings - or in this case the rainbows - where we can....

GoFundMe Tax Rules

GoFundMe Tax Rules

GoFundMe Tax Rules May or May Not Affect Your Tax Bill The GoFundMe tax rules shouldn’t determine whether you give to a good cause. And the GoFundMe tax rules shouldn’t necessarily keep you from accepting help. But you may keep from getting surprised on tax day if you...

B&O Tax Break?

B&O Tax Break?

Washington State Senate OKs B&O Tax Break, Plus Other Tax News The Washington State Senate has approved a B&O tax break for small business. Senate Bill 5980 would give a tax credit to businesses that gross less than $125,000 annually. That could translate into...

The Les Birthday Feast of Love

The Les Birthday Feast of Love

Les's Birthday and Valentine's Day Combine for a Love Fest The Les Birthday Fest comes in February every year. How many years? Well, we have access to state-of-the-art calculators and computers and software in our office. But no one here can count that high. But one...

Tax Crime for Prime Time

Tax Crime for Prime Time

Tax Crime All-Stars of 2021 Tax crime? You would never! But these folks did, and in various major and/or despicable ways. These are some of the Infamous All-Stars, Tax Evasion Division, of 2021. Easy Target: Stealing from a Non-Profit A New Mexico couple, Susan and...

Solar Energy Tax Credit

Solar Energy Tax Credit

Solar Energy Tax Credit Can Save You Big Bucks - But Hurry! The solar energy tax credit – officially the Solar Investment Tax Credit (Solar ITC) – gives an incentive for a win-win situation. The reduced emissions and lower carbon footprint from solar-generated energy...

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