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Is It Deductible? Seriously?!

Kelly Phillips Erb recently wrote an article in Forbes Magazine where she listed several “tax deductions” that people think may pass approval of IRS. But, no such luck. I too…

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Choose Your Tax Preparer Wisely

According to the IRS Tax Tip 2017-05, January 30, 2017, “Taxpayers should choose their tax return preparer wisely – with good reason. Taxpayers are responsible for all the information on…

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No Phishing!

WASHINGTON (February 3, 2017) – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry issued an urgent alert today to all employers that the Form W-2 email phishing…

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Dropping the Other Shoe, More on the Future of America

Last week I wrote some discouraging words about the future of America. My words echoed the forecast given by Harry Dent, a well known economist. I do not know Mr….

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What is Ahead for 2017 and Beyond? Only God Knows

If only I could be a soothsayer. I wish I had the gift of prophecy. Reading the Bible, there were many times that God gave certain people the gift to…

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Use Strategic Tax Law Applications to Generate Cash Flow

Michael Cohn, writing for the Accounting Today Publication, discussed a touchy subject, regarding use of tax law to favor business and save taxes. President elect Donald J. Trump applies tax…

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“Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Minds of Men and Women?”

While I was writing this article, I received a phone call that was an obvious scam (800-xxx-7676). The caller identified himself, in a very foreign accent and dialect, as a…

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More About Social Security Than You Want to Know

The Treasury Department I have noticed that individuals tend to claim their social security benefits early. The facts support that. Age 62 has always been the most popular claiming age….

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Somebody Needed to Say It! So, I Did!

I have noticed that individuals tend to claim their social security benefits early. The facts support that. Age 62 has always been the most popular claiming age. We have always…

Taxing Matters Jim Wilson CPA

Somebody Needed to Say It! So, I Did!

My horoscope for today said, “You will learn what you need to know and what you don’t need to know. Best of all, you will learn to tell the difference.”…