Category Archives: Taxing Matters

Taxing Matters with Jim Wilson, CPA


Children Grow Up Too Soon, Then They Go to College – Part II

Continuing our discussion from last week, the Lifetime Learning Credit of up to $2,000 per tax return is available for both graduate and undergraduate students. Unlike the American Opportunity Tax…

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Children Grow Up Too Soon, Then They Go To College – Part I

It seems like just last month that we stood in the Opryland driveway to watch the lighting of the Christmas lights. I was holding my granddaughter and she was holding…

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Procrastination Will Prolong the Inevitable, But it Will Not Eradicate It!

Did you file an Extension to file a personal income tax return (Form 4868)? There are some things you need to know. First, get busy compiling your tax support information….

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Taxing Matters 9-15-2016

Please forgive my deviation from tax and accounting discussions in favor of this article. I just feel like sharing my thoughts. Sunday, September 11, 2016, was a day of remembrance….

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A Day to Celebrate the Labor Workforce, A Day Declared a Holiday

Many workers are given free day, not requiring work on Labor Day—seems odd that no labor occurs on Labor Day. According to Wikipedia, Labor Day in the United States is…

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Good Counsel for Business Owners and Others

Do you encounter quirky, irritable, and down right difficult customers, clients and/or patients? I think all CPAs have faced difficult clients: those who complain, wait until the last minute to…

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Better Late Than Never-Read and Heed

I read an article that really commanded my total attention. The title of the work was 35 Things You Should Do For Your Business Before Age 35. Well, I read…

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Interesting Cases: Tax Preparer Fraud

Our world just seems to abound with fraud. As a fraud examiner, I see many cases that convince me that people will try most anything to avoid working for a…

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Imitate Me. Why? What Does Emulate Mean?

As a preschool child, I spent my days in the Fanny Battle Day Home on S 6th Street in East Nashville.  My mother and father worked and the day home…

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Accountability: A Necessity for All

My horoscope for today speaks volumes to me: “It is comforting to have a friend on your side; however, what you need more than comfort now is the eye of…