January 1, 2011

Manage your CDs

In these days of historic low interest rates, it’s hard to earn much on certificates of deposit. It is probably best to not lock all your […]
January 1, 2011

Watch out for bad tax preparers

What does it take to prepare a tax return? It’s simple, right? Just follow the instructions the IRS publishes for each form. You don’t want to […]
January 1, 2011

Healthcare Reform… The Rest Of The Story

In my last column, I had fun picking on the stupidity of our state legislature’s feeble attempt to make sufferers of the common cold suffer even […]
January 1, 2011

Time to Start Cleaning up… How to “Merge Accounts” in QuickBooks

As we approach the end of the year many of us are beginning to get a nasty feeling that keeps nagging: “…dang! It’s already September?!?! I […]
August 21, 2013

The Great Drought Of 2013

We should be so thankful that the federal government is so fast at responding to our every need! It is so good that I recently learned […]
August 22, 2013

Didn’t pay IRS on time? You could get money back

The IRS is reviewed regularly by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, also known as TIGTA. It was recently noticed that many taxpayers were charged […]
August 22, 2013

Avoid these payroll errors

There are few mistakes a boss can make that will get a more emotional response from an employee than messing up their paycheck. Right behind the […]
September 3, 2013

Save Tax By Giving Charities Appreciated Assets

One of the special tax benefits you could consider is to give appreciated assets (stocks, real estate) to charity instead of writing them a check. Suppose […]
September 8, 2013

Co-Signing Usually Hurts Seniors

You know what gets me mad?  What makes me want to run up to the top of “C” Hill and scream at the top of my […]