Tackling Taxes with Organization

Tackling Taxes with Organization

Tax season is stubbornly in full swing, despite the fact that most of us could do without it. If you haven’t been keeping good books all year, now is the time when your world crumbles around you.  (You’ll need your sense of humor). If you find yourself lamenting...
Like Coronavirus, Tax Crooks Are Always Evolving

Like Coronavirus, Tax Crooks Are Always Evolving

Every year, scam artists innovate and the IRS plays catch-up. Don’t get me wrong, the IRS has a diligent fraud unit and they communicate to the public in a clear and concise way. That said, crooks can be frighteningly resourceful and creative — and every tax season...
Record Keeping for Businesses

Record Keeping for Businesses

I understand being thrust into a position of responsibility. My business grew in leaps and bounds, leaving me with boxes and boxes of paperwork that I didn’t know what to do with. Businesses are required to hold on to everything forever, right? I asked myself. The...
Establishing Residency in a New State

Establishing Residency in a New State

America is unique in the way it has so many different systems of government (states plus federal). This can make relocating to another state a confusing process.  It may be one which many people simply never complete in terms of paperwork. Doing that is actually a big...
Never Ghost the IRS

Never Ghost the IRS

If you’re expecting a tax bill this year and you can’t afford it, the worst thing you can do is ignore it. The IRS charges a failure to pay penalty of 0.05% per month on the outstanding balance until it’s paid off, and while they charge you interest...
Tax Cut or Reduced Withholding?

Tax Cut or Reduced Withholding?

The new tax law is in full effect this year, and accountants are struggling to learn it. In fact, an accountant friend of mine said he anticipated spending the next two years learning about the intricacies of the tax changes. That said, the meager or non-existent tax...