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Consider This Before You Start a Business

Starting a business is the biggest roller coaster you will ever ride. There are more downs than ups, and the ups never last long. In the show Mad Men, Bert Cooper tells Don Draper when they re-launch their ad agency, "You're going to need a stronger stomach if you're...

Tax Season Has Started

Millions of taxpayers typically file their tax return at the beginning of the year to get a refund. Until January 8, 2019, it was uncertain when refunds would be paid out due to the government shutdown that began on December 22, 2018. Starting today, January 28, 2019,...

How did your uncle really become a tax “pro”?

Ever wonder how your uncle became a tax pro? He went to the IRS website, got a tax preparer ID number, and purchased a tax software. Did you notice that required education was not listed? That was no mistake. The IRS does not mandate any education requirements,...

How You Lost the $4,050 Personal Exemption

One of the goals of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill was to simplify taxes. In an effort to simplify taxes, the per person exemption was eliminated. This exemption previously allowed you to claim $4,050 per person in your tax household and exclude that amount from your...

Are you still on the hook to have health insurance?

With the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill, there were some important changes to the Affordable Care Act, or what you may refer to as ObamaCare. The biggest misconception of the new tax law is that the mandate to have health insurance was eliminated...

Taxes are simple

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Self-Employed: Are you claiming all of your expenses?

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If you are a freelancer, sole proprietorship, Uber driver, contractor, subcontractor, you work for yourself, receive a 1099-MISC, you get the idea, and you have more than $5,000 in business expenses, then you will need to file a Form Schedule C as part of your next...

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Are the upgrade fees really worth it?

Are the upgrade fees really worth it?

Back in 2016, Kristy, my fiancée, COO of IOOGO and wonder woman, asked me why my tax customers still paid my franchisees $100 -$400 for a personal income tax return. I explained to her that our 15+ years of experience allowed us to provide customers with quality work...

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