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saving for college

Some in Congress have proposed “free” (i.e., government-paid) tuition for community college attendance. Even if that proposal were to become law, it still leaves parents and their children-students responsible for paying for college and university attendance if the student wants a bachelor or other degree....

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employee retention credit

If you claimed the employee retention credit (ERC) in the fourth quarter of 2021, you better read this about a retroactive change affecting the credit for the fourth quarter of 2021. Background: The ERC was created by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES...

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Tax changes

As you gear up for the 2022 tax filing season, there are some challenges and changes of which you should be aware. 1. Significant IRS Delays –  The tax bureau is incredibly overburdened due to understaffing, technology woes, and myriad complications arising from COVID-19 pandemic. “CPA tax...

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This article discusses how most companies today rely heavily on the Internet and other technology to operate. Although these tools are vital and can be useful, they also pose the threat of cybercrime. However, by utilizing strategies such as encrypting your data, investing in artificial...

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This article discusses how there are two main strategies that individuals can take advantage of in order to lower their tax bills, deductions, and credits. While tax deductions lower your taxable income, tax credits are “a dollar-for-dollar reduction to your tax bill.” However, many people...

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This article explains the importance of building your company’s online structure in a growing technological world. Technology is more powerful than ever challenging a business to restructure in new ways where it can sustain itself in a new market. It offers an opportunity to grow...

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