Word to the Wise – March 2020

How to Succeed as an Independent Contractor Are you one of the now 33% of Americans who work as either an independent contractor or freelancer? If you answered yes, you are now a participant in the gig economy, a modern [...]

Word to the Wise – February 2020

You NEED These Documents to File Your Taxes! It’s easy to get inundated with documents during tax season. You can receive documents from many different organizations, including employers, financial institutions and others. Many documents are now also being sent via [...]

Word to the Wise – December 2019

Avoid Misclassification: Understand Independent Contractors The best way to avoid misclassifying workers is to understand the defining characteristics of independent contractors — and then treat them as such. Use this infographic to help you identify independent contractors and understand how [...]

Word to the Wise – November 2019

Save Money with These Year-End Ideas There's still time to reduce your potential tax obligation and save money this year (and next). Here are some ideas to consider: Estimate your 2019 and 2020 taxable income. With these estimates you can determine [...]

Word to the Wise – October 2019

Another Year, Another New 1040 In 2018, the government attempted to “simplify” the tax-filing process by drastically shortening Form 1040. The result was six new schedules that created a lot of confusion. Now the IRS is attempting to ease some [...]

Word to the Wise – August 2019

5 Surprising Taxable Items Wages and self-employment earnings are taxable, but what about the random cash or financial benefits you receive through other means? If something of value changes hands, you can bet the IRS considers a way to tax [...]

Word to the Wise – July 2019

Effective Tax Planning Starts Now! With summertime activities in full swing, tax planning is probably not on the top of your to-do list. But putting it off creates a problem at the end of the year when there’s little time [...]

Word to the Wise – June 2019

5 Summer Tax Savings Opportunities Ah, summer. The weather is warm, kids are out of school, and it’s time to think about tax saving opportunities! Here are five ways you can enjoy your normal summertime activities and save on taxes: [...]
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