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  1. How Much Should You Save for Retirement?

    With Social Security on shaky legs and pension plans almost a thing of the past – how much should you have saved for your retirement? Twenty years ago, I heard one million dollars was a good goal. More recently I …

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  2. How to Save More for Retirement

    A new Gallup Survey reported that 66% of Americans believe Social Security is in crisis and only 50% of those still working believe they will receive Social Security benefits. With such a grim reputation, why is Social Security the main …

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  3. Happy Anniversary Social Security

    On August 14, 1935 the Social Security Act was enacted by Franklin D. Roosevelt, thus creating Social Security as we know it today. Over the last 80 years, Social Security has provided benefits to retirees, widows and fatherless/motherless children. In …

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  4. Notice of Assessment of Land and Improvements

    If you own real estate in Allen County Indiana, you have recently received or will soon receive a notice from the Allen County Assessor (state forms 21366 or Form 11). Basically, this is the annual reassessment of your real property …

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  5. Vacation, Gambling and Taxes

    My family and I just returned from a Caribbean Cruise and we had a fantastic time. We snorkeled, swam, sailed, played with dolphins and ate and drank too much. Interestingly enough, a lot of people were gambling on the cruise—the …

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  6. Its Wedding Season!!! Dresses, Tuxedos and Taxes!!???

    Getting married can be very exciting and is full of changes for all parties involved. Obviously, things like wedding dresses, tuxedos, photographers, and venues first come to mind. After that the logistics of combining two households into one come into …

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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