3 Proven Reasons You Should Be Prepared to File a Tax Extension This Year

 

The government finally passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 at the last minute.  So, we have avoided the Fiscal Cliff…for now.

 

Now it’s time to file your 2012 tax return. Or is it?

 

Here are 3 Reasons You Should Be Prepared to File a Tax Extension This Year:

4 Easy Ways to get Fired By Your CPA…Guaranteed…

 

Last week we told you How NOT to Fire Your CPA.

This week we are turning the tables and showing you 4 Easy Ways to get Fired By Your CPA.

How NOT to Fire Your CPA

While we are addressing a CPA here, please feel free to substitute Attorney, Financial Advisor, Etc.

We had a former client terminate us recently. They had been a client for over 25 years. Second generation business, a small, local business.  Nice people. They recently ended our relationship.

 

By sending a letter.

Really?

25 years of (apparently) (at least) decent service and you send a letter?

6 Proven Reasons to Make a Charitable Donation from Your IRA to Save Money

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 has temporarily extended the ability of certain taxpayers to make charitable donations from their IRA.

The Basics

Charitably inclined taxpayers over age 70 1/2 can donate up to $100,000 per year from their IRA to a qualified charity.  This is known as a Qualified Charitable Distribution. The donation must be made directly from the IRA to the qualified charity.

4 Easy Ways to Start Your 2013 Tax Planning and Save Money

The New Year’s celebrations are over.

 

The New Year’s Resolutions are starting. We’ll see how long they last.

 

Many people feel income taxes are going up. I’m confident they are for the higher income earners.

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