June 22, 2022

Donate Bitcoin Save Tax

For those of you who hold Bitcoin, or any other cryptocurrency, did I get your attention?  First off, you must be a charitable person.  If you […]
June 15, 2022

Some Tax Breaks That Are Gone in 2022

How does that old saying go?  “Congress giveth and Congress taketh away, …” There are some tax breaks that had sunset provisions in them.  In other […]
June 8, 2022

No Tax On Home Sales….Not So Fast

I’ll bet most of you have heard that if you sell your personal residence, as long as you meet the requirements, you do not pay tax […]
June 1, 2022

Filing Payroll Tax Reports Electronically

Well, Skipity-Do-Dah-Day the IRS is now pushing small employers to move away from paper filing payroll tax reports (forms 941, 940, 943, 944, and 945…also, W-2 […]
June 1, 2022

How To Make A Great Story

Recently, on a rainy morning at breakfast in Willits with 12 other motorcycle bikers, “Gimpy” prophetically stated that “the best stories always come from the most […]
June 1, 2022

IRS Tax Withholding Estimator

How did you do this tax year?  Did you get a refund?  Did you owe?  Some folks look forward to getting large refunds.  Others grind their […]
May 11, 2022

Stock Market Jitters? How About Dividend Paying Stocks?

If there is one recurring theme in many phone calls, I have gotten from my mostly elderly clients this year, it’s something like this… “Should I […]
May 11, 2022

Is It Time To Buy An Electric Vehicle?

Oh boy!  I’m about to step in a big pile of ___.  In the news this week, the state of Washington passed a law requiring that […]
May 11, 2022

Seven Thoughts on Filing Your Tax Return

First off, I know, yesterday was April 15th.  So why the article on April 16th?  Simple!  The IRS extended the due date to April 18th, so […]