Personal/Family Finance

Budgeting: Reactive or Proactive?

Whether you’re budgeting for your business, organization, or a department you’re in charge of, it can be a daunting task!  But believe it or not, the nuts of bolts of how to create, manage, and execute a budget is the easy part.  Most often, the challenge is to train ourselves how to treat the funds …

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IRS and Record Keeping

 Today, I received a news alert from the IRS.  I thought I would share as it’s chalked full of useful information. Here are some tips from the IRS on tax recordkeeping. • You should keep copies of your filed tax returns as part of your tax records. They can help you prepare future tax returns. You’ll …

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Paying Taxes on Household Helpers

If you employ someone to work for you around your house, it is important to consider the tax implications of this arrangement. While many people disregard the need to pay taxes on household employees, they do so at the risk of paying stiff tax penalties down the road. As you will see, the rules for …

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