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My Tax Reform Wish List: Instantaneous Audits

By | September 29th, 2020|Categories: Editorial Commentary|

First of all if one were to really dig into ways to reform the tax system in this country, there are MANY things one could come up with. This particular wish of mine is 1) not the most important reform, and 2) not realistic anyway. It's simply something I felt like writing about. I perfectionist in [...]

Things I Learned About Taxes this Week: September 4, 2020

By | September 4th, 2020|Categories: Editorial Commentary|

I have decided to make this a running feature on my blog, to show just how hard taxes are. I am regarded as a “tax expert” and present CPE courses to other tax pros almost every day.  Yet I learn new things multiple times a day, EVERY DAY (even on days I choose to check out [...]

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Sometimes I Wonder What I’m Missing

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

Image courtesy of Pixabay.com One time, someone (who is not a client) said to me: "I get paid as a 1099 consultant, but my CPA has it all run through my LLC so I don't have to pay taxes on it." Another time I took over as the tax preparer for an S-corp -- [...]

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I Don’t Like Calling Myself a “Tax Expert” Anymore

By | October 10th, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: |

I HATE being called a tax expert.

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The 4 Factors of Small Business Success

By | October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

In my experience, there are 4 things that determine if a small business will survive.

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