Tax Loopholes

We’ve just made it through our annual exercise in self-flagellation known as “tax filing season.” And who’s fault is that? Don’t blame the IRS, blame the Congress that wrote the four million-odd words that make up the tax code. So it’s always refreshing to see someone inside that particular lion’s den take a critical look at what Congress has wrought. Tax Loopholes Jeff Flake is a freshman Senator from Arizona who’s not interested in taking responsibility for the current system, which was written mainly by men who came of age when Packards and Studebakers filled the streets. This month, he
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Tax Theory

In 1935, Americans were mired in the depths of the Great Depression. Gross domestic product had shrunk from $103.6 billion in 1929 to $73.3 billion. Unemployment stood at a horrendous 20.1%. Even the suicide rate was higher during those dark years. And on February 6th of that year, the Parker Brothers company started selling an escape from all that misery: a family-friendly board game that anyone could afford, called Monopoly. Tax Theory  When most of us picture the Monopoly board, we see the familiar rows of streets, named after those in Atlantic City: Boardwalk, Park Place, and all the rest.
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What Would You Do for a Klondike Bar?

In 1982, Unilever came up with a catchy jingle to sell Klondike bars, a sort of Eskimo pie without a stick: “What would you do for a Klondike Bar?” The challenges weren’t especially grueling. Would you make monkey sounds? Act like a chicken? In one spot, a boneheaded dudebro actually listened to his wife talk (about painting the foyer yellow) for five seconds to get his hands on the creamy treat. avoid taxes Now wallethub.com, a personal finance website, has updated the question, if not the actual jingle. But WalletHub doesn’t care what you’d do for dessert. They surveyed 500
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Your Accountant Is Not A Tax Advisor

Diane has guest starred on the amazing Boss Academy Radio!!! Join her and the show host for incredible take home information on how your accountant is NOT a tax advisor! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  Diane’s expertise lies in the area of tax planning. Her goal is to make sure successful entrepreneurs across the United States are paying the least amount of income tax they can legally pay. Diane gives away some great information to help every business owners drastically pay less in tax. tax advisor
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Taxing Baseball

Baseball is back! On April 2, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays spanked the visiting New York Yankees, 7-3, to kick off the 2017 season. Later that day, the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubbies fell to their usual last place in the National League Central. And Cincinnati Reds fans are still bitter that they don’t get to host the season’s first game like they did for so many years. Taxing Baseball Everyone loves baseball, even the IRS! We realize that when you think of baseball stats, you think of batting averages, slugging percentages, and “wins above replacement.” But the nation’s
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Tax Loopholes

We’ve just made it through our annual exercise in self-flagellation known as “tax filing season.” And who’s fault is that? Don’t blame the IRS, blame the Congress that wrote the four million-odd words that make up the tax code. So it’s always refreshing to see someone inside that particular lion’s den take a critical look at what Congress has wrought. Tax Loopholes Jeff Flake is a freshman Senator from Arizona who’s not interested in taking responsibility for the current system, which was written mainly by men who came of age when Packards and Studebakers filled the streets. This month, he
Read More

Tax Theory

In 1935, Americans were mired in the depths of the Great Depression. Gross domestic product had shrunk from $103.6 billion in 1929 to $73.3 billion. Unemployment stood at a horrendous 20.1%. Even the suicide rate was higher during those dark years. And on February 6th of that year, the Parker Brothers company started selling an escape from all that misery: a family-friendly board game that anyone could afford, called Monopoly. Tax Theory  When most of us picture the Monopoly board, we see the familiar rows of streets, named after those in Atlantic City: Boardwalk, Park Place, and all the rest.
Read More

What Would You Do for a Klondike Bar?

In 1982, Unilever came up with a catchy jingle to sell Klondike bars, a sort of Eskimo pie without a stick: “What would you do for a Klondike Bar?” The challenges weren’t especially grueling. Would you make monkey sounds? Act like a chicken? In one spot, a boneheaded dudebro actually listened to his wife talk (about painting the foyer yellow) for five seconds to get his hands on the creamy treat. avoid taxes Now wallethub.com, a personal finance website, has updated the question, if not the actual jingle. But WalletHub doesn’t care what you’d do for dessert. They surveyed 500
Read More

Your Accountant Is Not A Tax Advisor

Diane has guest starred on the amazing Boss Academy Radio!!! Join her and the show host for incredible take home information on how your accountant is NOT a tax advisor! CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  Diane’s expertise lies in the area of tax planning. Her goal is to make sure successful entrepreneurs across the United States are paying the least amount of income tax they can legally pay. Diane gives away some great information to help every business owners drastically pay less in tax. tax advisor
Read More

Taxing Baseball

Baseball is back! On April 2, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays spanked the visiting New York Yankees, 7-3, to kick off the 2017 season. Later that day, the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubbies fell to their usual last place in the National League Central. And Cincinnati Reds fans are still bitter that they don’t get to host the season’s first game like they did for so many years. Taxing Baseball Everyone loves baseball, even the IRS! We realize that when you think of baseball stats, you think of batting averages, slugging percentages, and “wins above replacement.” But the nation’s
Read More

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