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Make More Money Investing? Maximize Your After-Tax Return!

Benjamin Franklin famously said, ‘A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned’ and I couldn’t agree more. Investors are always looking for ways to grow their account balances and reducing their tax bill might be the simplest way. Here are a few ways to get more out of your investments by paying less in taxes:

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Canadian Tax FAQ – Lunch & Learn Program – Free Tax Advice

Grant Gilmour

What is the cost of asking tax questions? How can I avoid huge fees when I have a “simple” or “quick” question?

One of the things that often creates unnecessary friction between clients and advisors is the cost versus value of advice asked for and received.

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Last Minute Tips For Filing Tax Returns

Are you one of the millions of Americans who hasn’t filed (or even started) your taxes yet? With the April 18 tax filing deadline quickly approaching, here is some last minute tax advice for you.

1. Stop Procrastinating. Resist the temptation to put off your taxes until the very last minute. It takes time to prepare accurate returns and additional information may be needed from you to complete your tax return.

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“You Haven’t Paid Taxes In How Long?!”

Barry Fowler

It’s a brand new year and you’ve decided to take a deep breath and finally address your unfiled and unpaid taxes.

Yes, it’s scary, but you know it’s not getting any better and your tax bill is getting bigger every day you ignore it.

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Building The Pipeline For Your Firm—3-Part Webinar Starting December 7th

Monika Miles

Most of us don’t like to have to go out and sell – partly because it makes us feel like we are “asking” for money. In my last Rainmaking blog, I asserted that it’s hard to ask for money and that theme continues to resonate. But what if asking for money were easier? What if it didn’t have to seem like asking for money? What if asking your clients to assist them with their tax, accounting and finance needs just seemed like an ordinary part of the conversation?

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Complimentary Webinar – The Millennial Tax Manager – Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Kat Jennings

The world is changing fast for those in the tax profession and as a result, it is an exciting time! As a globally recognized tax search executive to multinational corporations, public accounting firms, and law firms, Kat Jennings, TaxConnections CEO will share with millennials valuable information that will teach precisely how to attain success in a tax career. Over the years, her client base included top companies which gives her a real world understanding what it takes to navigate a tax career long term.

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The Millennial Tax Manager – Complimentary Webinar – Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Kat Jennings

The world is changing fast for those in the tax profession and as a result, it is an exciting time! As a globally recognized tax search executive to multinational corporations, public accounting firms, and law firms, Kat Jennings, TaxConnections CEO will share with millennials valuable information that will teach precisely how to attain success in a tax career. Over the years, her client base included top companies which gives her a real world understanding what it takes to navigate a tax career long term.

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Choosing Between A ‘C’ OR ‘S’ Corporation – Weighing Tax Attributes

Ron Oddo

Question most CPAs as to what business form they suggest for the business clients and they typically answer, “A C Corporation—at least in the early capital formation years of the business.” Ask any Investment Banker or other Transaction Advisor what entity they prefer and you will likely hear, “An S Corporation or LLC (Limited Liability Company), or perhaps a partnership or sole proprietorship. Anything, anything, but a C Corporation!”

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Checklist For Tax Practitioners – Look At The IRS Sharing Economy Tax Center

Annette Nellen

In September, the IRS created a Sharing Economy Tax Center with links to tax information to help freelancers and those renting property. This center offers general information primarily to help individuals understand related tax matters. But it’s not enough for practitioners, as it doesn’t cover all possible tax issues (such as state and local ones) or provide links to relevant law provisions.

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General Tax Benefits Of Charitably Giving

John Dundon

Warren Buffet released certain claims made on his 2015 personal income tax return in a statement released by Business Wire, A Berkshire Hathaway Company. It is worth noting his remarkable generosity. Check out these figures:

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Canadian FAQ #205 – Cash on a Balance Sheet

Grant Gilmour

Tax Question:

What is Cash on a Balance Sheet?

Facts:

The Cash category appears under Current Assets on a Balance Sheet. Most companies have bank accounts which they use to keep a record of their deposits and payments. Cash generally includes all bank accounts and petty cash.

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