1. Education Tax Credits Help You Pay for College

    Are you planning to pay for college in 2016? If so, money you paid for higher education can mean tax savings on your tax return when you file next year. If you, your spouse or your dependent took post-high school coursework last year, you may be able to take advantage of education credits that can h…Read More

  2. Tax Tips for Members of the Military

    Special tax benefits apply to members of the U. S. Armed Forces. For example, some types of pay are not taxable, and special rules may apply to some tax deductions, credits, and deadlines. Here are ten of those benefits: 1. Deadline Extensions. Some members of the military, such as those who serve i…Read More

  3. Using Sales Receipts: When and How

    How do you let your customers know how much they owe you, and for what products or services? In these days of e-commerce and merchant accounts, your customers may provide a credit card number over the phone or on a website. Or perhaps you send invoices after a sale and receive checks or account numb…Read More

  4. I’m at my best when

    In an effort to continuously improve my accounting practice, and become the go to certified public accountant in my community, I have identified a key area of self-improvement. That area is productivity. Yes, I need to know and understand the latest tax laws, know what impending changes our governme…Read More

  5. Year End Letter

    I published my 2014 year end client letter. It can be found on my website under Services and Tax. We are still up in the air for many tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013 and which are sitting on the senate floor this week. Hopefully we are in for some breaks before the year ends, otherwis…Read More