Author: Alan Olsen

How Three Important Life Decisions Will Affect Your Retirement

How close are you to retirement? Is it just around the corner or is it still years away? Regardless of how you answer that question, planning for retirement is something that everyone should do. And waiting till you’re 55-years-old isn’t

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Making the Most of Corporate Tax Reform

Although nothing major has happened yet, rest assured that corporate tax reform is on the way. The Trump administration has made big promises and at some point they are coming. So far, the president has proposed reducing the corporate tax

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Tax Policy Center Claims Trump Child Care Plan Favors the Rich

Although most of President Trump’s policies have greatly divided the country, one policy that everyone can agree upon is lowering the cost of childcare. However, what they don’t agree on is how to make that happen. So far, his proposals

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These Tax Breaks Are a Big Boost to the Wealthy

Even though the new presidential administration has already made several tax cut promises that would greatly benefit the wealthy, the fact is, high net worth individuals already benefit from several tax breaks that favor the rich. In fact, there are

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Huge Decisions Loom for Lawmakers on Obamacare Taxes

One of the biggest calling cards of the Republican Party for the last several years, including President Donald Trump, has been to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Although Obamacare has faced much opposition throughout its existence,

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How to Avoid Capital Gains Taxes

For many of the nation’s high net worth individuals, much of their wealth comes from capital gains. Capital gains are better than income because they are taxed at a much lower percentage than other income. While capital gains taxes could

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Taxes: DIY or Hire a Professional?

Are you struggling with that ever-so-common question at this time of year: When will the sun come out again so I can play golf? Not that question. This one: Should I do my taxes myself or hire a professional? This

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When Should You Receive Your Tax Refund?

The top question on everyone’s mind at tax season is when will get my refund? After all, that’s the only incentive people really have to do their taxes. The problem is the answer is never set in stone. Despite claims

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Consider These Small Business Tips for 2017

Tax time can be stressful for any taxpayer, but if you’re a small business owner, then it can really be a huge burden. However, there are some excellent tips and ideas that can help reduce your stress levels and put

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More Reasons to Be the Early Bird When it Comes to Taxes

Tax season has already been in full swing for a couple of weeks now, but if you’re still on the fence trying to decide if you should file early or late, then perhaps some of these items will encourage you

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