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How to be a Successful Entrepreneur

New small businesses are sprouting up around town by entrepreneurs as a result of forced opportunity.  Many smart business people who have lost their jobs to this economy are deciding to become entrepreneurs rather than engage in a long and arduous job hunt.  For some this is the kick in…

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What To Do if You Owe the IRS

If you owe tax to the IRS but you can’t pay the full balance right now, you have some options.  Follow these tips to avoid additional penalties and interest.  First, file your taxes or file an extension by April 15th.  However, the extension does not grant you additional time to…

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How to Safeguard your Records

Keeping records safe in an electronic environment is important.  Learning the best method for storing your important financial data will protect you if a disaster strikes or if you get that dreaded letter from the IRS. As a tax preparer I have a fiduciary responsibility to keep your personal information…

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Practical Business and Personal Practices for 2009

What are the factors that make your business or your personal life stressful, out of control and chaotic?  Is it the stack of papers on the kitchen counter of bills, invitations and grocery lists and you can’t find the paper you need to sign and send back to your child’s…

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Five Tips for Taxpayers

You don’t want to pay any more tax that you have to and so here are some tips to help reduce your 2008 tax burden. 1. The 2008 Stimulus Payment that you received last spring or summer is not taxable income to you and most likely you received the correct…

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