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  • Tax Return Tips - Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
    Tax Return Tips - Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014
    Congress a short time ago enacted "Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014," and extended a various tax law provisions known as "extenders." The legislation extended or expiring tax breaks that affect individuals, businesses, and...
  • President Obama with another directive
    Mandatory, regulatory edicts under Obama costs Americans big time
    Vote or pay a fine, hmmm where have we heard that unconstitutional line before? It’s just one of the many ultimatums issued by this dictatorship administration. Yes your President uttered those words that again defy the Constitution. Earlier...
  • People, Planet, Profit
    Crowdfunding 101: Community
    As a student of economics who admires socialism living in a capitalistic (every man for himself) society, I have always lived in the gray. I am blessed to not have been around during the 1950's because my likeness for socialism would cause me...
  • IRS
    Mirror, mirror on the wall: What's the fairest tax of all?
    Nary a day goes by without a public conversation about taxation, with conservatives arguing that it's oppressive and liberals complaining the wealthy don't pay enough. Putting aside that our country is perhaps more polarized than any time...
  • Stephen King pays his taxes, so he wants the Maine governor to "man up and apologize!"
    Stephen King taxes: King calls for Maine Governor to 'man up' after insinuations
    Stephen King wants the Maine governor to “man up and apologize” after using King as an example of a Maine resident lured away to Florida so he doesn't have to pay income taxes. To make his case for doing away with state income...
  • Health Care Reform
    Health care reform and your 2014, 2015 taxes
    In recent times, you have probably been hearing discussions regarding health care reform, Obamacare or Affordable Care Act in the media.These are the unofficial labels for the Affordable Care Act and The Patient Protection, a nationwide health...
  • Avoid FBAR penalties
    Avoiding FBAR Penalties: What Are Your Options?
    The IRS is taking aggressive stance on U.S taxpayers who are hiding income in foreign bank accounts. They have decided to scrutinize accounts and tax returns of wealthy taxpayers, just to increase their chance of finding someone with unreported...
  • Gay youth and families
    Taxpayer cost of intolerance
    Imagine this scenario, which plays out every day and out of sight in the Capital Region and around the country. A youth, reaching his teen years, confirms to himself his same-sex attraction and gay identity. He summons the courage to inform his...
  • Exclusive: Rep. Richard Hanna has non-public public event in Vestal, NY
    Exclusive: Rep. Richard Hanna has non-public public event in Vestal, NY
    Very quietly, Rep. Richard Hanna has been apparently attempting to rally Republicans since the beginning of the year - after votes on abortion and Executive Orders via Department of Homeland Security funding drew strong negative attention. Already...
  • Freshbooks versus Cloudbooks
    Tax Time Help for Small Business Owners: Freshbooks versus Cloudbooks
    At Newman Networks, we introduce technology solutions to small business. One of the best small business solutions on the market are software as a service (saas) accounting software built on cloud computing platforms accessed by the internet. That...
  • Social Security show millions alive at the ripe age of 112 or older
    Social Security show millions alive at the ripe age of 112 or older (Video)
    Yesterday, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman, and Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, called attention to the unbelievable fact that the latest Office of the Inspector General Audit...
  • Dr. Seuss!
    This Weekend: Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Weekend
    Who doesn’t love Dr. Seuss? Whether you’re one or one hundred, his timeless words and sensibilities are bound to touch your mind and heart. Now is the time to celebrate his birthday at Playland-Not-at-the-Beach, a nonprofit museum in...
  • Seal of Upper Darby Township
    Upper Darby's township's comprehensive plan results shared
    On Saturday, at Upper Darby High School, results from a comprehensive plan survey were released whereas residents were able to speak to representatives about what they find as the most important issues of the township. The meeting was attended by...
  • Obamacare could stop Bentley’s tax increase
    Obamacare could stop Bentley’s tax increase
    The righteous Republican Governor Dr. Robert Bentley of Alabama released his proposed $700 million tax increase to the general public on Feb. 27, 2015 according to a report at the website al.com. A week before, all of the Republican legislators of...
  • The ABLE Act of 2014
    Achieving a Better Life Experience - ABLE Act of 2014
    Congress and the Government traditionally support Americans to save. Save for college, save for retirement, however saving for people that have disabilities had no tax-advantaged ways to save. Congress recently enacted "Achieving a Better...