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NEWSLETTERS

April 2021

Welcome to the craziness that is the 2020 tax filing season!Because the IRS is still playing catch-up from last year, in addition to new tax laws passed in the middle of this year's tax filing season, the April 15 individual tax return deadline was moved to May 17. Read about how these new tax laws affect both your 2020 and 2021 tax returns.Also read about extended tax breaks for businesses, along with creative ways to do something nice and unexpected for someone else.Please call if you would like to discuss how this information could impact your situation. If you know someone who can benefit from this newsletter, feel free to send it to them. Read more

March 2021

Spring is almost here!With April 15th right around the corner, get answers to common tax questions in this month's newsletter. Also included is a look at how bank reconciliations still play an important part of your financial health and a reminder to every small business owner to classify their workers correctly or pay a heavy price with the tax authorities. Also review the resurgence of classic board games and explore some newer games that are great for family and friends.Please call if you would like to discuss how this information could impact your situation. If you know someone who can benefit from this newsletter, feel free to send it to them. Read more

February 2021

As the tax filing season gets underway, now is a great time to review some tips to help ensure your tax return is processed without a delay. Also included are reminders of some surprising tax situations this year because of the pandemic. For small businesses there are some organizational hints that seem to work and a thoughtful article for all of us to consider about how we tend to undervalue the worth of our personal identities.Please call if you would like to discuss how this information could impact your situation. If you know someone who can benefit from this newsletter, feel free to send it to them. Read more

January 2021

Happy New Year!The new year begins with more stimulus payments and other financial assistance courtesy of the latest COVID relief legislation. Read about how the new bill affects your tax and financial outlook.Also in this month's edition is good news for business owners regarding the tax deductibility of expenses paid for using PPP loan funds that are forgiven. You can also determine how much to contribute to your retirement fund in 2021 and see what Uncle Sam came up with for his New Year’s resolutions.Please call if you would like to discuss how this information could impact your situation. If you know someone who can benefit from this newsletter, feel free to send it to them. Read more

December 2020

Working from a home office has become a reality for many of us this year. But what, exactly, are the rules to be able to deduct your home office expenses on your tax return? Read about some ideas to help you qualify for the deduction.Also in this month’s edition is an article outlining common tax surprises, and some ideas for small businesses to build strong, banking relationships during these uncertain times. Also read about a number of creative ideas that can help parents keep their kids engaged while dealing with the challenges posed by virtual learning.Please call if you would like to discuss how this information could impact your situation. If you know someone who can benefit from this newsletter, feel free to send it to them. Read more