Accounting for the Good Things in Life

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, millions of Americans will gather together to celebrate the season and to give thanks with family and friends. Food will be served, stories will be shared and memories will be made as we gather around the table to take stock of the...

Creating a Zero-Based Budget

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s never been easier to embark on an adventure. Most of our roads are mapped, GPS systems update us to the quickest route, and multiple stops allow us to pickup extra fuel as needed. Using these modern conveniences make it possible to...

I Filed Exempt. Do I Still Get a Tax Refund?

A tax refund is issued by the IRS when more taxes are paid than what was actually owed. However, if you file exempt with your employer for federal tax withholding, you won’t have made any tax payments during the year. If you don’t pay any taxes, then you do not...

What Do Vacation Homes Mean for Taxes?

During the summer, many Americans will choose to relocate to their second home. It’s a place to relax and unwind and spend some time regenerating from the demands of everyday life. Understanding the tax breaks available for your vacation home can go a long way to...

Five Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs

If you’ve decided to start your own business, congratulations! It can be a daunting process, but it can also be tremendously profitable if done right. Here are a few tips to help you get started on the right foot. It’s a Business, Not a Pastime – Losses that are...