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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

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