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THANK YOU!

Apr 19, 2017

We want to thank all our clients for another great and successful tax season. We thought we were in for a terrible one the way it began with IRS announcing that no refunds would be issued until... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Are You Truly Charitable?

Dec 16, 2016

What's your answer to this blog's title? There's some buzz about how this is the year to make charitable donations because the future of charitable giving looks bleak. At first we wondered why... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Every Year-End Is A Business Owner’s Doomsday

Nov 11, 2016

At this time of the year, we start seeing an uptick in phone calls from our clients. Although this year, some anxious callers want to talk about the market (btw, we’re not financial advisors,... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Go Vote This Election Day

Oct 27, 2016

With all the election coverage on television, radio, and definitely the internet, you would think that we live in a country where voter participation routinely runs in the 90% range. Sadly,... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Back That Thang Up!

Sep 30, 2016

We recently had problems with one of our cellphones "acting weird" and had chalked it up to being an old model and not having enough memory. It would send/receive texts and freeze up whenever it... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

I Used to Look Forward to LA Citizen's Credit

Sep 21, 2016

If you are a property owner in Louisiana and you have property insurance, there is a good chance that your policy includes a surcharge named something like "FAIR plan, Coastal Assessment, Market... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Good Rental Experience Reminds Us of Good Business Sense

Sep 6, 2016

This one's preaching stuff most of us, as business owners, already know, but I just happened to see a little example in action over the Labor Day weekend. Looking at the horses pulling those... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Have "Obamacare"? We Need Form 1095A

Sep 1, 2016

This is a fairly short blog because it's really a reminder to you guys. A PSA of sorts. If you have obtained health insurance through The Marketplace, aka Obamacare, you will receive a form 1095A... Read more >

Category: Taxes

FYI's on Louisiana's Refunding of Sales Taxes for Flood Victims

Aug 29, 2016

Louisiana has had this law on the books for quite a while. In fact, the state even put out a special packet for Hurricanes Gustav/Ike that includes all forms necessary to file this type of claim.... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Does Completing Form W4 Have to Be Super Hard?

Aug 24, 2016

No. It doesn't. Below are some rough guidelines for you to follow when completing your next W-4. Before we start, though, let me remind you to take full advantage of any available pre-tax... Read more >

Category: Taxes

THANK YOU!!

Apr 19, 2016

We want to thank all our clients for another great and successful tax season. About the only thing that could have made it go any smoother was if the state refunds would've been issued sooner by... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Citizens Insurance Credit still

Jan 6, 2016

People must think the LA Citizens credit must have been created by the late Rodney Dangerfield, because it continues to "get no respect" from LA taxpayers. I just read that over 50% of the... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

New Scams to Worry About

Aug 18, 2015

Received an email from our IT guys today, where they're warning about a new scam. It involves scammers posing as CEO's or higher ups in a company, and stating that they're authorizing monetary... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Back to School Reminders

Aug 11, 2015

It's back to school time! There are a few little things that parents and students should keep in mind regarding taxes and this special time of the year. Louisiana offers a potential credit for... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Your Tax Preparer May Need A Refresher Course...

Jan 6, 2015

It never seizes to amaze us how rules get bent when it comes to taxes. Relax, this one's not about how some taxpayers cheat the IRS, this one's about how tax return preparers and e-file providers... Read more >

Category: Taxes