Mickelson Turns Blind Eye To Tax Planning

Spring is here, and golfers across the country are busting out their loudest pants to hit the links. Tiger Woods is taking a break from chasing pancake-house waitresses to shank wedges into water hazards. And Phil Mickelson, everyone’s favorite lefty champ, is struggling with a different sort of hazard right now . . . specifically, legal problems over a hole-in-one he shot on Wall Street four years ago. It could have been avoided with better tax planning. Phil’s a successful guy by most measures. Forbes magazine ranks him #8 in their latest list of highest-earning athletes. They estimate he took
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Tax Reduction Strategies

Diane Gardner guest starred on the amazing podcast, Traffic & Leads –  with Lindsey Anderson  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  for Tax Reduction Strategies  IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: Why online marketing is important for all businesses – even accountants! Tax Reduction Strategies  How your own books can be a valuable marketing tool Marketing your products to different niches The importance of opt-in email lists in marketing your business and how to harvest them How to use podcasting to promote yourself Why it is important to make time for marketing year round How to play to your strengths in marketing and focus on
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A Tale of Two Highest-Paid CEOs

Every year, business reporters look forward to listing the country’s highest-paid CEOs. Corporate chiefs have always done well for themselves — in 1980, the average S&P 500 head earned 42 times more than the average worker. But lately those compensation numbers have swollen fat enough to boggle Stephen Hawking’s mind — in 2000, the CEO-to-worker ratio reached a high of 500:1. Last year’s CEO pay champ was Discovery Communications skipper David Zaslav. His total haul started with $3.0 million in salary and $6.1 million in bonus, before piling on $94.6 million in stock and $50.5 million in options, He also
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Tax on Gambling Winnings? Navigate the Tax Gameboard

The Gambler, The Billionaire, and The Game of Kings Backgammon is an ancient game of dice, strategy, and skill. The name dates back to the 1600s, but the game itself goes back to the Byzantine Emperor Zeno (AD 476-481). While it’s never been as popular here as poker or chess, it became a huge fad in the 1960s, with Playboy founder Hugh Hefner hosting high-profile games at his Chicago mansion. John McManus is an Irish gambler who started out taking bets at a greyhound track before moving up to horses and currency trading. He’s parlayed his initial stake of four
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Sign “O” the Times

The artist forever to be remembered as Prince shocked the world with his unexpected death last month at his Paisley Park compound outside Minneapolis. As is often the case when legendary musicians pass away, his album sales have soared. Fellow artists from Bruce Springsteen to the cast of the Broadway smash Hamilton quickly honored the seven-time Grammy award winner with their own versions of his iconic hits. But it’s just a matter of time before the gritty realities of settling an estate intrude on the purple rain of praise . . . and that includes the gritty reality of taxes.
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Mickelson Turns Blind Eye To Tax Planning

Spring is here, and golfers across the country are busting out their loudest pants to hit the links. Tiger Woods is taking a break from chasing pancake-house waitresses to shank wedges into water hazards. And Phil Mickelson, everyone’s favorite lefty champ, is struggling with a different sort of hazard right now . . . specifically, legal problems over a hole-in-one he shot on Wall Street four years ago. It could have been avoided with better tax planning. Phil’s a successful guy by most measures. Forbes magazine ranks him #8 in their latest list of highest-earning athletes. They estimate he took
Read More

Tax Reduction Strategies

Diane Gardner guest starred on the amazing podcast, Traffic & Leads –  with Lindsey Anderson  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  for Tax Reduction Strategies  IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL LEARN: Why online marketing is important for all businesses – even accountants! Tax Reduction Strategies  How your own books can be a valuable marketing tool Marketing your products to different niches The importance of opt-in email lists in marketing your business and how to harvest them How to use podcasting to promote yourself Why it is important to make time for marketing year round How to play to your strengths in marketing and focus on
Read More

A Tale of Two Highest-Paid CEOs

Every year, business reporters look forward to listing the country’s highest-paid CEOs. Corporate chiefs have always done well for themselves — in 1980, the average S&P 500 head earned 42 times more than the average worker. But lately those compensation numbers have swollen fat enough to boggle Stephen Hawking’s mind — in 2000, the CEO-to-worker ratio reached a high of 500:1. Last year’s CEO pay champ was Discovery Communications skipper David Zaslav. His total haul started with $3.0 million in salary and $6.1 million in bonus, before piling on $94.6 million in stock and $50.5 million in options, He also
Read More

Tax on Gambling Winnings? Navigate the Tax Gameboard

The Gambler, The Billionaire, and The Game of Kings Backgammon is an ancient game of dice, strategy, and skill. The name dates back to the 1600s, but the game itself goes back to the Byzantine Emperor Zeno (AD 476-481). While it’s never been as popular here as poker or chess, it became a huge fad in the 1960s, with Playboy founder Hugh Hefner hosting high-profile games at his Chicago mansion. John McManus is an Irish gambler who started out taking bets at a greyhound track before moving up to horses and currency trading. He’s parlayed his initial stake of four
Read More

Sign “O” the Times

The artist forever to be remembered as Prince shocked the world with his unexpected death last month at his Paisley Park compound outside Minneapolis. As is often the case when legendary musicians pass away, his album sales have soared. Fellow artists from Bruce Springsteen to the cast of the Broadway smash Hamilton quickly honored the seven-time Grammy award winner with their own versions of his iconic hits. But it’s just a matter of time before the gritty realities of settling an estate intrude on the purple rain of praise . . . and that includes the gritty reality of taxes.
Read More

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