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Tax Relief Courtesy of Hurricane Harvey

While Hurricane Harvey continues to devastate the Gulf Coast, Texans can expect to receive a little extra relief this upcoming tax year from Uncle Sam. Taxpayers in the federally declared disaster area have the option of claiming disaster-related casualty losses

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Are Up to Date on Your Taxes for Your Side Job?

<p>The saying goes: “Don’t quit your day job.” Millions of Americans take that advice to heart, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t investigating other avenues for making additional money. There are all kinds of side jobs, from small hobbies to

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Inboard- Disrupting Urban Transportation

I recently met with Ryan Evans, CEO and Co-Founder of Inboard Technology. What he and his business partner have been able to accomplish with Inboard, in a relatively short period of time is amazing! From creating the first electric skateboard

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The Secrets to Becoming Wealthy

What’s the secret to success when it comes to obtaining and holding wealth? The truth is there isn’t one secret formula to become wealthy and stay wealthy. Chances are you will get a lot of different answers depending on whom

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Taxes for Dummies

This is a great video explaining the US Government’s progressive tax system for those who don’t understand it! Is it fair that 16% of American taxpayers payed nearly 80% of all federal tax in 2014? Just to have politicians say

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What Happens to the Wealthy if Latest Estate Tax Proposals Pass?

If you haven’t heard by now, there is a chance that wealthy business owners could be taking a big hit thanks to a proposal announced last month by the U.S. Treasury Department. We discussed this proposal in a previous blog:

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Trump vs. Clinton and the Tax Plans We Could End Up With

If someone asked you to explain the differences between the two presidential candidates’ tax plans would you be able give a clear explanation? If you answered “no” most likely you aren’t alone. It’s not uncommon during a presidential election for

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California Voters Appear to Favor Higher Taxes for the Wealthy

It’s no secret that California has one of the highest tax rates in the country, especially when it comes to the wealthiest taxpayers. So it wasn’t much of a surprise when back in 2012 residents voted in favor of Prop.

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Is Your Company in the Market for a Fairness Opinion?

Is that really fair? In my opinion, yes it is. Obviously a fairness opinion is much more than that in the financial and business world. So what is a fairness opinion, exactly? One of the final parts of any sale

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India Teaming Up With United States in Joint Effort to Find Hidden Cash

India is reportedly going after so called “black money” which Indian citizens who are living abroad, are apparently hiding in offshore accounts, including here in the United States. According to reports, the Indian Government believes that as much as $350

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