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Mourn the loss of the Big E’s

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas… SO!  Don’t get sucked into the super emotional ads that will begin to infiltrate your television screen. You know the ads where the family has a Charlie Brown looking tree and then miraculously after Dad gets a shiny new Visa card the house is instantly transformed […]

2015 Tax Refund Delay


Long time no blog!  Hey, no judgement – I have a lot going on these days!  Tax season just officially ended on October 15. First, let me address the pink elephant in the room, my inbox is full of messages about an article posted by the National Report that indicates that tax year 2015 […]

Plus Size Clothing Drive


I recently became involved with Dress for Success Atlanta.  I wanted to find an organization that I could really help.  My other volunteer efforts have mostly been as a fundraiser.  Fundraising is a noble job but you don’t have much interaction with the folks that you are actually helping.

I was excited to be trained […]

By |September 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

New Tax Laws


Tax changes keep my job interesting! In that sense, I think they’re great. If you aren’t the heir to a wealth of tax expertise, however, they can be a little confusing. As taxpayers begin preparing their tax returns for April 15, they must take into consideration several new tax rates that have come into […]

Marriage for ALL & Taxes

Don’t you just love weddings? I do! And not only because they’re an opportunity to dress up, eat cake and dance the night away (although all of those things are delightful). I love weddings for accounting reasons too because, in many ways, joint tax returns are superior to single tax returns.

As you probably know, […]

Identity Thieves Target Taxpayers

Today, I want to talk to all of you upstanding, tax-paying citizens about a not-so-cheery topic – tax refund fraud. I am neither an attorney nor an IRS agent. This blog is not about government losses. I am merely your accounting fairy godmother. As such, I want to do my best to protect your […]

  • The ins and outs of Obamacare
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    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” in a nut shell

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” in a nut shell

Hi guys,

I hope that you had a great summer and are ready for the fall!  It’s my favorite time of the year (other than tax season) primarily because I like dressing in layers and love fall fashion.  The fall also is the beginning of the open enrollment season for the new health care law.

Let’s […]

By |September 26th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments|

Long time no blog!

Happy Summer!

First let me say thanks for an awesome tax season!  It was more stressful than usual in the beginning with all of the last minute changes and the late start but we survived!  Thanks for your patience and continued support!

My staff and I have been super busy since the tax deadline because so […]

Tax Time Tips

Happy Tax Season! It’s that time of the year again, the income tax filing season has begun and important tax documents should be arriving in the mail soon!

Start gathering your records Round up any documents or forms you’ll need when filing your taxes: receipts, canceled checks and other documents that support income or deductions you’re […]

  • Learning about Obamacare
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    The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010

The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010

The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 no really that’s what it is called, I am serious!  LOL!

Here’s a brief list of the provisions affecting individuals:

1.   Education tax benefits are extended through 2012.

• American Opportunity Credit (AOC)! Hurray! The AOC is a partially-refundable credit up to $2,500 for the first-four years of […]