When Should You Start Collecting Social Security?

You can start collecting social security benefits at age 62, provided you’ve paid into the program for approximately 10 years, but is that the right move for you? Maybe waiting until the retirement age, which ranges from 65-67, is a better fit for you. Or maybe you’re someone who...... Read More

Top 10 Tax Deductions for Self-Employed Individuals

If you’re a freelancer, independent contractor, sole proprietor, or small business owner, you might be wondering how the implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will affect you come tax season. With this in mind, below is a list of the top 10 tax deductions effective for this...... Read More

How Small Businesses Can Learn a Successful Mentality from Notable Entrepreneurs

Success Mentality: What Small Businesses Can Learn from Some of the World’s Most Notable Entrepreneurs If you’re looking for success and longevity in your business, whether you have just the spark of an idea or you’re already in the thick of things, where better to look for inspiration and...... Read More

Saving Beyond a 401(K)

Whether you don’t have access to a workplace retirement plan, or you just don’t know how to begin saving beyond your employer-provided 401(K), the hard truth is that nearly half of Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement. The goal when saving for retirement is to minimize tax liabilities and...... Read More

IRS Suggests Taxpayers Check Their Withholding in Light of Tax Laws

With the passing of the new tax laws and taxes recently filed for most individuals, the IRS is urging several taxpayer groups to perform a “Paycheck Checkup” to ensure they are withholding the correct amount from their pay. Key groups who should consider a “checkup” are households with two...... Read More

How the New Tax Laws Affect Small Businesses

As a small business, you may always feel anxious around tax time, wondering if you paid your estimated taxes correctly, unsure if you will owe or receive a refund this year. With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, this tax season may seem even more uncertain...... Read More

How Section 179 Can Save Your Small Business Big Money

If you own a small business, you understand the value of being smart with your finances, particularly when it comes to searching for qualifying tax breaks. If you’re not familiar with Section 179 of the tax code, then you could be missing out on some major benefits for your...... Read More

IRS Warns of Continued Phone Scams During Tax Season

As continued awareness for taxpayers, the IRS has sent out a reminder to be on the lookout for scammers and fraudulent activity throughout this tax season, specifically regarding unknown emails or phone calls. Aggressive phone scams where criminals call posed as IRS officials are a common scam throughout the...... Read More

Will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affect Your Business?

There has been much discussion around how the new tax laws will affect individual taxpayers and families of all income levels, but what about small businesses, startups and corporations? Individual taxpayers will see a decrease in their income tax rate, a doubling of the standard deduction, a reduction of...... Read More

Will Your Paycheck Change in Light of the New Tax Laws?

Now that the new tax laws have officially been passed, what exactly does that mean for the average worker? For many, a bump in take home pay is possible, even as early as this month if your employer has begun using the new withholding tables. In fact, in light...... Read More
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