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How to Save Money on a Tight Budget

How to Save Money on a Tight Budget

Saving money is already hard, to begin with, but saving money while on a tight budget should be considered an extreme sport. There are plenty of ways to save money whether you cut out on multiple small things all at once or one big item. A lot of time and effort must...

Unfounded Myths About Professional Tax Filing

Unfounded Myths About Professional Tax Filing

Each tax filing season brings about a discussion on the merits of retaining the services of professionals. Unfortunately, there are a few misconceptions about the process of letting a professional tax preparation service handle your filing. Before we take a look at...

Retirement Plans That Provide Good Tax Benefits

Retirement Plans That Provide Good Tax Benefits

An individual retirement account (IRA) is a type of tax-deferred account that is ideal for earning non-taxable money and saving for retirement. The following are the most popular IRAs that provide favorable tax benefits. 401(k) Plan: A 401(k) plan is provided by an...

Develop These Habits to Become Debt Free

Develop These Habits to Become Debt Free

Getting out of debt is a worthy goal but difficult and challenging to achieve. If you love to spend or are accustomed to a certain lifestyle, getting out of debt can be even more of a task. But, being in debt, whether large or small, is not the end of the world. You...

The Difference Between a Rainy Day Fund and an Emergency Fund

The Difference Between a Rainy Day Fund and an Emergency Fund

One of the most highly-advised financial credos, regardless of whether it’s professional or personal, is to be prepared in the event of an unexpected tragedy or occurrence. The first proverb about putting something aside against a hypothetical time of adversity has been around since the 1600s. It has evolved into the expression save for a rainy day. 

How to Prepare for the 2020 Tax Season

How to Prepare for the 2020 Tax Season

As the year winds down, the time to prepare to file taxes draws closer. The 2019 tax season is not extremely different from last year's, but there are a few changes taxpayers should be aware of. For many, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is still difficult to...

Top Ten Tax Deductions You Didn’t Know About

Top Ten Tax Deductions You Didn’t Know About

Taxpayers may be missing out on deductions, which significantly reduce their tax bills or even earn them money if they don't know about these ten deductions.   Self-Employment Social Security- If you're self-employed, you can deduct half of the 15.3% of social...

What Should I do If I’m Audited?

What Should I do If I’m Audited?

Every American citizen is required to report income tax returns to a government agency known as the Internal Revenue Service, known to many as the IRS. In many instances, the IRS reviews an individual's information and accepts their payment or remits refunds as...

Top Technological Solutions For Accountants

Top Technological Solutions For Accountants

Innovation continues to transform the world of accounting. In fact, there are solutions for any challenge that an accountant might experience while performing essential job duties. There are also solutions for enhancing operational efficiency in an accounting firm....

5 Reasons Your Business Needs an Accountant

5 Reasons Your Business Needs an Accountant

Business owners often need help from other professionals, including accountants and human resource managers. Accountants happen to be some of the critical pillars of any business. They take care of essential duties that are essential for the businesses’ internal and...