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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

We're Hiring (The LP Version)

Oct 28, 2014

Here's the deluxe, LP version of our hiring announcement, for those of you who are interested. We're hiring!! Must be proficient in PT, QB & Office. We use these programs about 90% of the time.... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

I Want A Nanny, Not An Employee!!

Aug 5, 2014

I was talking to a client several months ago and the topic came up--as these things usually do--about some friends who had a nanny. "Nanna" apparently had just come back from her tax preparer's... Read more >

Category: Taxes

The Tale of The Parents Who Almost Took Out Their Own Kids

Jul 25, 2014

Once upon a time, there was a family with two children. Inspired by their hard-working parents, the children had each gotten a job. Each one earned around $11,000 working hard in the summer and... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Scammers, Part Deux

Jul 17, 2014

So you get a call from a number you don’t recognize and you let it go to voice mail because you don’t want to deal with some telemarketer—or worse—a bill collector. Naturally, you... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Louisiana Citizen's Tax Credit...Don't Leave It on the Table!!!

Mar 20, 2014

Okay...there are way too many of you who are still forgetting to bring in the declaration page from the current year's homeowner's and renter's insurance policies. Chances are very good that if... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Beware--It's Scam Season (hint: they don't hold guns to you!)

Feb 20, 2014

If only all crooks looked like the one in our little picture, here. Today I received a call from a client stating that IRS has been calling her because they wanted to discuss her account. They... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Let's Make Some Money Together!!!

Feb 4, 2014

Someone asked us if we have a customer referral program. We sure do have one. There are two ways you can participate. One way is to ask your friends/relatives to mention your name as the person... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Things Too Often Forgotten...

Jan 23, 2014

In trying to "head you off at the pass," here are some of the top items you guys seem so forget--which delays the processing of your return (or worse--makes you miss out on credits!!) Homeowner's... Read more >

Category: Taxes

Beware the Tax Identity Thief

Jan 15, 2014

By way of courtesy of the Louisiana Better Business Bureau: This time of year, when the last of the tinsel has been put away, my least favorite season of the year begins. I am, with apologies to... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

Huricane Season is Here

May 31, 2013

June 1st. As kids are unleashed from school, mother nature is unleashing her own little creations. Known as Disturbances, Depressions, Storms, Hurricanes, Cyclones, Typhoons, etc...these guys, at... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

A Few 2013 Tax Law Changes You Should Know About

May 30, 2013

These are some of the more mainstream changes in the tax law for 2013. They cast a fairly wide net and snare most of us in it. We'll try and offer some insight on each one to see how or why it... Read more >

Category: Bookkeeping

This Border Crossing Could Be Okay

May 22, 2013

The other day a client asked me whether he could purchase cigars from an out of state vendor to sell at his grocery store, or did he have to buy them from a Louisiana vendor, like he has to do with... Read more >

Category: Taxes

IT'S ALL YOU....THANK YOU!!!!

Apr 23, 2013

We're not going to sugar coat it...this year was rough. Starting with the "Fiscal Cliff" fiasco that threatened to end our lives as we knew them, and therefore imposing unnecessary stress on all... Read more >

Category: Taxes