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My Friend Told Me I Could Write off My Dog Food
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My Friend Told Me I Could Write off My Dog Food

What is the "Truth" about Taxes for the Self Employed  We all pay tax on income we earn.  If you work as an independent contractor, you probably have a lot of questions about how to track your income, how to estimate tax and how to pay taxes. If you provide…

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Don’t Overlook Estate Planning

Talking about estate planning can be uncomfortable and you might think you don’t need to worry about it.  But almost everyone has some things on the Estate Planning Checklist to review periodically: Review and update beneficiaries listed on your life insurance policies, annuities, retirement accounts, 529 accounts or bank accounts. …

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Guide to the new 2020 W-4 Form

Welcome to 2020! It is a new year and that means it’s time to think about your money and taxes.   Should you consider completing a new W-4 Form? The W-4 form is an important document that you complete when you start a new job. This form tells the payroll department…

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Planning for the Corporate Activity Tax

The Oregon Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) will go into effect January 1, 2020 and affects all businesses with Oregon sourced revenue exceeding $1 million. The tax is directly paid by the business and is calculated with information your business may not have needed to track in the past. We have…

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