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An EA in the Making

An EA in the Making
Tweet Well, the word got out…. It is true, I am getting ready to start studying my way towards becoming an EA. Yesterday as I was purchasing my study materials a friend of mine called and we visited. In our conversation I mentioned that I was buying the study materials and what my plans are (even though I am still kind of formulating them). T [...]

Radio Show update

Radio Show update
Tweet   Apologies to all those who read Thursdays post and expected to hear me on the show…. There was an interesting development yesterday afternoon. The following is a copy of the e-mail I received announcing why I “wasn’t” on Friday evening:   Subject: Don’t worry — the BIG afternoon show hosted by Kai [...]

I am going to be on the radio….

I am going to be on the radio….
Tweet Just wanted to let you all know that I am going to be a guest on Marketplace Money, a weekly personal finance program, “featuring expert advice and information on topics and issues affecting your wallet.” Marketplace Money brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at matters of personal finance with wit and wisdom. The weekly [...]

Missouri does not mail Form 1099-G

Missouri does not mail  Form 1099-G
Tweet The Missouri DOR is not mailing Form 1099-G. Missouri is now providing 1099-G information online over a secure server that is available anytime. Form 1099-G reports the amount of refunds, credits and other offsets of state income tax during the previous year that must be reported on your federal income tax return if you itemized your [...]

The American Dream still exists, my n...

The American Dream still exists, my new office.
Tweet The idea of the American dream is older than the US, dating to the 1600s, when people began to have all sorts of hopes and aspirations for what was a new and largely unexplored continent to European immigrants. Many of these dreams focused on owning land and establishing a prosperous business that would increase one’s happiness. T [...]

Tax Court Ruling may help Small Busin...

Tax Court Ruling may help Small Business Owners
Tweet Owners of closely held businesses, including family owned and other small businesses can now pass assets to heirs with minimal taxation thanks to a recent tax court ruling (Wandry v. Commissioner, US Tax Court March 26, 2012). Under current regulations ownership of the business can be transferred to heirs using yearly and lifetime exemp [...]

Fox 4 Helping me, helping…..

Fox 4 Helping me, helping…..
Tweet Kathy Quinn and Stumpy Sherri’s Pet Emporium, located in Belton, Missouri, for all intents and purposes, is a pet rescue haven, housing as many as 15 different types of pets at any given time.  Birds, turtles, chinchillas, mice, snakes, lizards and fish are just a few of the creatures you can find in this small corner strip s [...]

Common Tax Scams and How to Avoid the...

Common Tax Scams and How to Avoid them
Tweet It’s that time of year again, the season that we all know and some of us dread—it’s time to file your taxes. Whether you have already done so or you are still waiting to file, one thing that you must be on the lookout for now more than ever is the burgeoning tax scam. Identity theft As technology becomes more sophisticated, [...]

Site Problem, 3 months lost… Th...

Site Problem, 3 months lost… Thanks Hostgator
Tweet For my readers: This picture is taken from the Hostgator Facebook page.    After what has happened to me, I cannot condone being their friend, I cannot “like” them. And although I had a great record with them up to this one moment…  sorry, losing this much data is inexcusable!! Newbie Buyer be warned You may have noticed tha [...]

Mileage Rates Changed beginning July ...

Mileage Rates Changed beginning July 1 2011
Tweet The IRS standard mileage rate for the final six months of 2011 was increased as a result of the recent increase in gasoline prices. The IRS usually only adjusts this rate annually in the fall. This is the second time in the past 3 years however that they have done this. The standard mileage rate was increased by 4.5 cents for busines [...]

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