10 Essential Remote-Work Habits

Success as a remote worker begins with developing a few simple rules that will allow you to be engaged and intentional about your work and will create a positive experience. Your home office: Ensure your office is in a part of your home that is quiet and away from home and family distractions. A door…

How to Avoid Falling Victim to Scams

Unfortunately, when times get tough, people will look to take advantage when they can. Here are ten tips to help you avoid becoming a scam victim. Follow your company’s IT policies first and foremost! The IRS does NOT contact you via email or a phone call. State Revenue agents also do not call you or…

Last-Minute Tax Deductions

No matter your income situation, here are several year-end tax tips you can still take advantage of to help minimize what you owe and maximize your refund. But, you must act before December 31, for these to work. Business Owners Defer income, especially a bonus, if you’re having a stellar year. Why? Because income is…

Where there is smoke, there could be fire.

Update your W-4 where there is smoke, there could be fire. Every year around this time, you should check the batteries in my smoke detectors. It’s one of those annual items to check. Just as there is a need to do those annual checkups, the passage of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)…

Business Owners: Brush Up on Bonus Depreciation

Every company needs to upgrade its assets once in a while, whether desks and chairs or a huge piece of complex machinery. But before you go shopping this year, be sure to brush up on the enhanced bonus depreciation tax breaks created under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed late last year. Old…