Stop Overpaying Your Taxes!

Diane Gardner is guest starred on The Business Podcast with show host Super Joe Pardo on How to Stop Overpaying Your Taxes! Diane Gardner is an expert tax coach, Quilly award recipient, and best-selling author whose proactive planning approach gives clients a leg up on Uncle Sam and helps them dodge the tax bullet. Diane saves small business clients between $5,000 and $50,000 in as little as 60 minutes! Her tax coaching sessions have resulted in a combined savings of over $700,000 to-date – hard-earned profits small business owners would have given to the government by overpaying taxes. Leaving no
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For the Love of Art

How the Super Rich Uses Art for Tax Breaks!  In today’s new Gilded Age, Americans are constantly vying to one-up each other. You show up at your high-school reunion in a new Mercedes E-Class; then your classmate pulls up in a Maserati Quattroporte. (Some would call it a $50,000 car with a $50,000 hood ornament, but still, it’s a Maserati.) You show off a picture of your 42-foot sloop; your neighbor whips out his phone to show off his 62-foot schooner. You show up in Davos in your new GII; your business rival flies in on a GIV. When will
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Tax Strategies for Trick or Treats

Interesting Halloween Tax Strategies!  Halloween is almost here, and if it seems like things have changed since you were a kid, you’re right! Halloween has become big business, with the National Retail Federation predicting Americans will spend $9.1 billion on the festivities. That includes $3.4 billion on costumes, with top choices being superheroes, animals, princesses, witches, vampires, and zombies. And, “pets will not be left behind, with 10 percent of consumers dressing their pet as a pumpkin.” (If you’ve got a dachshund, of course, you have to dress it up as a hot dog. Rule of law.) So how does
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The Greatest Investors Podcast

Diane Gardner is guest starred on The Greatest Investors Podcast with show host Diego Marques Diane Gardner is an expert tax coach, Quilly award recipient, and best-selling author whose proactive planning approach gives clients a leg up on Uncle Sam and helps them dodge the tax bullet. Diane saves small business clients between $5,000 and $50,000 in as little as 60 minutes! Her tax coaching sessions have resulted in a combined savings of over $700,000 to-date – hard-earned profits small business owners would have given to the government by overpaying taxes. Leaving no deduction or credit unexamined, Diane ensures professionals
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The Long and Short of It – Tax Strategy Tricks

Tax Strategy Gone South  Consumer surveys consistently show that CPAs are the most trusted financial advisors of all. But what happens in the rare instance when you can’t trust your CPA? Nothing good, that’s for sure! Back in 2001, John Baldwin helped engineer a deal to sell Louisiana’s Delta Downs racetrack for a $74 million profit. Baldwin took a $10 million fee for his work, along with some hefty interest payments on a $17 million loan his company had extended to finance it. But Baldwin didn’t want to share those hard-earned gains with the IRS. So he went to the
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They Hate Him at the IRS, Too

CEO “Retires” With Millions After Major Data Breach  We live in an unfortunate era of disunity. Cultural divides, racial divides, religious divides, and political divides are threatening to tear America apart. Every so often, though, someone comes along to unite us all in a great primal scream of rage. Remember “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli, who bought the company that manufactures the prescription Daraprim, then jacked the price from $13.50 to $750 per pill? We really do need more people like him to unite us against a common enemy. Rick Smith probably never imagined his company would become one of those
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