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  1. Happy Mother’s Day

    I hope all of the mother’s out there had a fantastic Mother’s Day!  Being a mother is my favorite job – well most days anyway.  The US Government and Internal Revenue Service recognize the importance of mothers.  Woodrow Wilson officially …

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  2. QuickBooks training in Fort Wayne, Indiana

    Does this scenario sound familiar?  It is January or February and you sit down with a stack of receipts, invoices and other bits of paperwork so that you can gather information for your annual business income tax return.  You think …

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  3. Exemptions to Indiana Business Tangible Personal Property and Real Estate Taxes

    Indiana businesses have recently received their Real Estate (R/E) and Person Property Tax (PPT) bill and the spring payment is due on May 11, 2015 and the fall payment is due on Nov 10, 2015. Remember, Hoosiers pay these taxes …

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  4. Indiana Business Tangible Personal Property Taxes

    Business Personal Property taxes (PPT) have the worst name of any type of tax in the history of taxes. Personal property taxes have nothing to do with your personal life. Well then, what is business personal property? The straight up …

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  5. I Missed the April 15th Deadline – What Should I Do?

    Deadlines come and go throughout the year and April 15th is a very important date when it comes to filing your federal and state taxes.  Some of our clients realized they would not have their information ready in time and …

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  6. Traditional IRA’s can be effective tools that can help you save for retirement

    There are many ways to save for retirement. Many people forget that the traditional IRA is still a viable way to get both a possible tax deduction and save for the future. It allows you to pay taxes on your …

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  7. Explaining the American Opportunity Tax Credit

    The American Opportunity Tax Credit is a refundable credit for undergraduate college expenses. The student must be enrolled at least half-time in an accredited post-secondary educational institution. Expenses include not only the cost of tuition but also books, laptops, lab …

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  8. Would you like to pay less in Indiana income taxes on your personal return?

    Believe it or not, there are two very good ways to lower your yearly Indiana income tax owed. The 529 Plan Income Tax Credit and the College Credit are credits that are applied directly against the taxes owed instead of …

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  9. And the Oscar Goes To …

    The IRS wants their share of all that bling at the Oscar ceremony and apparently they get it too. The winners of the awards don’t get a cash award (just more prestige and presumably higher future earnings), but the losers …

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  10. Still waiting on your 1099 Div’s?

    Most people should have received all of their tax forms needed to prepare their income taxes, but some people are still waiting on their dividend statements from their brokerage accounts. Apparently due to reclassification rules, many of the large financial …

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