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Federal Reserve member thinks we could be in for collateral damage from new tax cut

In an article written by Jonathan Spicer and Chizu Nomiyama (Reuters), they indicate that one of the Federal Reserve’s most influential members offered a point-by-point critique of U.S. President Donald…

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The Foundation of Every Business: Ethics

What makes a business successful? There are many reasons a business may be successful, but I think you will agree that the business’ ethics is the key to business success….

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A New Year is like a fresh piece of paper: What Will You Write?

The New Year has begun.  The New Year brings new opportunities and new tax laws and, of course, self examination which, without perseverance, will accomplish very little.  Did you make…

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What’s all the Hubbub, Bub?

As the year draws to an end, there is always a furor about taxes.  Whether a new tax law will emerge or just a new suit of clothing for the…

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Oh? The IRS Sent A Letter! Now What?

According to information published by the IRS, they mail millions of letters to taxpayers every year for many reasons. What could be worse than opening the mail to find a…

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The sign on my friend’s desk says: “Do It Now!”

Do it now is good advice.  The Internal Revenue Service issued IR-2017-185 on Nov. 7, 2017.  The message was loud and clear and was meant to initiate a response.  The…

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Important Facts about Filing Late and Paying Penalties

April 18 was this year’s deadline for most people to file their federal tax return and pay any tax they owe. If taxpayers are due a refund, there is no…

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P#55w0rD5 are important! But, they are not enough!

The latest incident of computer breach has people talking and asking, “How can I protect my computer from hackers?”  One way to protect your data is to use passwords on…

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How Do You Spell Relief? Divorce?

In my opinion, divorce should not be the first consideration and certainly not a threat tool for shaping a marriage.  I do not know of anything that can be more…

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Eclipse and taxes: Both happen

I am writing this article just minutes before the August 21, 2017 eclipse.  The city is in a massive frenzy over the moon and the sun.  I wish they were  …