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App provides easy access to QuickBooks accounts

Written on July 5, 2016 at 10:19 pm, by


Intuit’s QuickBooks has made it easier for users involved with multiple companies to get their firms’ financial information. The QuickBooks Android app shortens the number of steps that individuals need to take in order to go between multiple financial records. The accounting software company has announced that it has taken action to make it easierContinue Reading

Businesses balk at county tax

Written on June 26, 2015 at 2:21 pm, by


  You can almost picture them ready to dump the Tex-Mex into a harbor. Business owners along Riverside Drive in Espanola, N.M. contend that they have been shelling out cash for a variety of Santa Fe County taxes and getting the absolute minimum in services in return. The taxation without representation cries have been aroundContinue Reading

French propose smartphone tax

Written on May 22, 2013 at 6:33 pm, by


The French government is considering a tax on technology. A proposed 1 percent tax on smartphones and tablets has been presented in legislation to French President Francois Hollande. What has confused and angered some in France and other parts of the world is that the money raised will not go for Internet infrastructure for theseContinue Reading

Federal Tax Code Changes

Written on June 21, 2012 at 4:57 pm, by


Congress passed some laws that changed the federal tax code, starting in Jan. 2012.  All American taxpayers should research these laws, well and/or hire a good C.P.A., to ensure that they obey the laws. The estate tax, gift tax, and generation-skipping transfer tax exemptions were indexed to inflation.  In 2011, the exemption was $5 million. Continue Reading

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Refinancing in 2012

Written on February 29, 2012 at 9:13 pm, by


Weighing the Pros and Cons of Refinancing in 2012 If you’re like most Americans, you consider your home to be your biggest financial asset. New Federal plans to revive the housing market and let borrowers refinance their homes have both support and criticism, but keeping an eye on these future developments can help you uncoverContinue Reading

Cartoon Fun

Written on January 11, 2012 at 12:21 am, by


FUTA payroll tax reduced by .2% effective July 1, 2011

Written on January 6, 2012 at 12:00 am, by


The standard FUTA rate was 6.2% through June 30, 2011. This included a .2% surcharge which expired on June 30, 2011 and was not renewed.viagra As a reminder, those employers who pay state unemployment tax are allowed to deduct 5.4% for a net FUTA tax of .8%. With the expiration of the surcharge, the netContinue Reading

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