business loan

How Do I Get a Loan to Start a Business?

When it comes to successfully launching a new business, having the funds to succeed from the start is key.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20% of new businesses fail within their initial year. Moreover, one of the primary reasons in recent history is simply a lack of funds.   In fact, per a […]

tax planning

Tax Planning Tips for Small Businesses

Are you ready to learn some tax planning tips for your business? Calculating annual taxes can be challenging enough for everyday individuals, but these challenges are multiplied for small business owners.   In 2020, the IRS announced that it would increase tax audits of small businesses by 50%, and many small businesses simply don’t have […]

tax planning

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Preparing Tax Returns

When it comes to tax preparation and planning, mistakes are easy to make.   From basic information to possible deductions, a far-reaching range of pitfalls that result in an IRS audit or a missed opportunity to save money.  According to  a 2015 report, federal tax laws and regulations have grown to over 10 million words in […]

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Understanding the Child Tax Credit – What Changes to Expect in 2023

With the easing of the global pandemic coupled with a rise in inflation, 2022 saw several broad financial changes that naturally resulted in changes to Americans’ annual taxes. Some of these changes were beneficial. For example, a shift in the tax brackets due to inflation or an increase in the standard deductions. Additionally, other changes […]

estate planning

A Guide for Wills and Estate Planning 

You have spent a lifetime making careful financial decisions and saving your money so that you can secure your future, as well as the future of your loved ones. No one wants to leave behind a burden when it comes to ensuring that your family members, friends, and charities are properly provided.  Also, this means […]