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  • Company
    Form BE-10: The facts and the figures (Part 2)
    In our previous look at the BE-10 – the newest form from the BEA (Bureau of Economic Analysis) – we considered the absurd expectations being pressed onto taxpayers. For those just joining the party, the BEA has decided it’s...
  • Santorini, Greece
    Greece's economy: America is now not far off
    Gay marriage is now legal, and the Affordable Care Act seems to be here to stay. Two sweeping Supreme Court decisions in the same week promise to affect each of us, perhaps not so positively. But they've certainly captured our attention...
  • Sunny Day
    Form BE-10: A most unwelcome surprise (Part 1)
    Here’s a little scenario for you: It’s a beautiful summer day and people are out and about in the park. They’re smiling and happy and making the best of the stunning weather. A pleasant-looking person walks past you and you think...
  • Grand Cayman
    Federal tax amnesty programs and you: 2015 edition
    In our overview of federal tax amnesty programs for 2015, I wanted to make one thing painstakingly clear – success starts with current compliance. Any – and all – of the individual programs we’re going to take a look at...
  • Paying For College
    Paying for College - Financial Planning Strategies
    Planning for your child's college education? Having the resources to pay for tuition is a great feeling. Children with a college education can have more doors and opportunities ahead of them. Setting aside a portion of your income now will...
  • Income tax
    Getting started with federal amnesty tax programs: 2015 edition
    We’re halfway through 2015, and luckily for you, the same programs that were available at the start of the year are still here! There’s not one, not two, but over a half-dozen federal tax amnesty programs available for a wide variety...
  • Papers
    Local Tax Expert Has Tips to Protect Your Important Tax Documents
    How to keep important information safe in case of a flood or hurricaneTHE WOODLANDS, TX (June 19, 2015) – Hurricane season is upon us and with it the ever-present threat of heavy rains and flooding. In the scramble to prepare one’s...
  • A place called home
    Dealing with tax liens under the IRS Fresh Start Program
    With the onset of the IRS Fresh Start Program, many of us have been intrigued by the allure of “freshness” that the program’s name implies. While some of the changes in key aspects of the program – consider the slight...
  • U.S. Senate
    113 Congress U.S. Senate still in the dark
    The February 2 issue of The New American magazine contained the Senate votes for the 113th Congress in it's Freedom Index: A Congressional Scorecard Based on the U.S. Constitution. The average score for the Senate was a saddening 37% with only...
  • Carly Fiorina is loaded
    Carly's stupid sideshow distraction
    At a stage in the presidential vetting process when time is precious, candidates need to prioritize their topics. Carly Fiorina chose to talk about her tax return. Was that a smart and prudent thing to do when Middle Class Americans have important...
  • Clamped Wallet
    Only paying what you can afford with the IRS Fresh Start Program
    For a lot of us, the word compromise doesn’t bring up the most positive of feelings. We understand that we have to give up a portion of something we want in order to appease someone else. Well, it’s an unfortunate reality that when...
  • Get more money with the EITC
    The earned income credit is helping thousands of Americans
    Back in 1975, The Earned Income Tax Credit began and as part of President Clinton’s anti-poverty policy in 1993, the program grew significantly. In essence it was a subsidy from the federal government to help those with low wages.You can be...
  • Mustang Engine
    Just how different are payment plans under the IRS Fresh Start Program?
    Look, I get it. You’ve had some kind of run in with the IRS and you’re scared. Either you’ve already been in contact with them or you’ve realized you’ve made a mistake and that it won’t go unnoticed for much...
  • What Extends the Statute of Limitations on IRS Collections?
    What Extends the Statute of Limitations on IRS Collections?
    The IRS has only ten years from the date of the tax assessment to collect the debt owed by the taxpayer. The date at which the collection statute expires is called the “Collection Statute Expiration Date” or simply CSED. Once the CSED...
  • California's drought now in its 4th year
    California's drought cure: raise organic food taxes?
    Most businesses raise prices in order to raise revenue. But how about raising prices to change your customers' behavior?That is what a pair of academics at Stanford University are proposing to alleviate the strain that California's drought...
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