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So Long, Cupcake: Goods & Services Young Adults Aren’t Buying

  • 16 October 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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So Long, Cupcake: Goods & Services Young Adults Aren’t Buying
Our focus is to help our clients increase profits, which reaches far beyond tax planning alone. So when we came across an article about goods young generations simply don’t buy, we took notice. Some of these profit slides are due to predictably fickle trends (the rise and sudden fall of gourmet cupcake

s, for instance), but others signify a much deeper downturn that manufacturers, retailers and service providers should considering pivoting around.

Tax Benefits of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

  • 9 October 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 46
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Tax Benefits of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)

The IRS allows several ways to earmark pre-taxed money for certain expenses, thus reducing your end-of-year taxable income. Health savings accounts (HSAs) are among them. HSAs can be easy to set up and individually managed outside of employer healthcare plans. 

Ramping Up Your Seasonal Help? Don't Forget These Rules

  • 25 September 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 61
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Ramping Up Your Seasonal Help? Don't Forget These Rules

Can you believe we’re on the cusp of the holidays? Can you smell the pumpkin spice in the air?  If your business ramps up for the holiday rush, you likely already have your wheels spinning on hiring part-time seasonal help. But to avoid future problems (fines, labor complaints, and audits), you need to be on top of the latest employment and tax regulations. 

Former NBA Player Sentenced for Charity-Related Tax Fraud

  • 18 September 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 125
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Former NBA Player Sentenced for Charity-Related Tax Fraud
As online charity scams increase, a former professional basketball player has been found to have been in on the action. Former NBA star Kermit Alan Washington was recently sentenced

to six years in prison without parole and nearly $1 million in restitution for charity fraud,

Sept 2018 Shavano Living

  • 11 September 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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Sept 2018 Shavano Living

Is it really the IRS contacting you? Probably not. An increasing number of taxpayers are becoming savvy when it comes to de- tecting when an IRS communication is legitimate. But then, just as you can count on death and taxes, you can count on criminals changing up the game. For this reason, taxpayers are losing mil- lions to scammers every single year. 

Sept 2018 Building Savvy

  • 11 September 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
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Sept 2018 Building Savvy

Hidden in the massive new tax code is a tiny change allowing more builders to defer a substantial amount of taxes. The change has to do with the special accounting methods allowed for certain contractors. Overlook it, and you could be throwing money away. 

Tax Tips for Californians Relocating to Texas

  • 11 September 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 68
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Tax Tips for Californians Relocating to Texas

Welcome to Texas! Are you from California? It’s a question many Texans have learned to ask lately, and the answer is often affirmative. For years, California business owners have been lured to Texas for its ideal climate of relatively low taxes, low regulation, and high quality of life. Most recently, San Antonio has seen a big boom, with California companies like TaskUs moving to the Alamo City. 

When and Why to File an Amended Tax Return

  • 28 August 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 129
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When and Why to File an Amended Tax Return

Determining when and why to file an amended tax return is an individual decision based on several key factors (usually a change in filing status, income, deductions or credits). You may be surprised to learn filing an amendment sooner isn’t necessarily better, though, even according to the IRS.

IRS is Sending Mixed Messages to E-filers

  • 21 August 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 162
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IRS is Sending Mixed Messages to E-filers

The IRS prefers you file your taxes electronically, but the penalties for late filing and errors are harsher than for taxpayers who file on paper! So should you e-file? That’s the question many taxpayers and CPAs are asking, and the answers aren’t quite clear yet. 

A Streaming Success: How Channels Like YouTube Create Child Millionaires

  • 14 August 2018
  • Author: Alexander Carr
  • Number of views: 169
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A Streaming Success: How Channels Like YouTube Create Child Millionaires

Before you tell your kids or grandkids that video games and social media will rot their brains, you might want to find out if they’re making any money from it. Video and streaming services like YouTube and Twitch are enabling young people (20-somethings, teens and even younger) to become millionaires by just playing video games, opening up new toys, applying makeup and doing other “useless” things. If you don’t believe us, ask the kids! 

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