2 Reasons Medicaid Planning Should Be Part of Your Trust and Estate Planning

Should you incorporate Medicaid planning into your trust and estate planning? Here are three reasons you should. Longer life expectancy rates and higher costs of elder care mean Medicaid planning is more important now than ever. Seniors – individuals 65 years and older—may qualify for Medicaid, which is a federal-state program that provides assistance for healthcare costs. Taking the time to go through proper Medicaid
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Categories: TRUSTS, ESTATES & FIDUCIARIES.

3 Worst Small Business Accounting Mistakes

Are you making any of these common small business accounting mistakes? It’s time to get on track for 2019! While there’s no shortage of accounting software and applications available for small businesses today. But in many cases, the increase in their use is leading to an upsurge in small business accounting mistakes. Why? Because instead of turning to an accounting expert to handle their finances
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Categories: SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY.

What You Should Know about Death and Taxes when Creating Your Trust

Up on what you need to know about death and taxes? There are ways you can structure your estate to avoid large amounts of taxation. Do you know about death and taxes and how to protect your heirs? If you haven’t properly structured your estate, your beneficiaries could be in for an unpleasant surprise regarding your death and the taxes that go along with your
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Categories: TRUSTS, ESTATES & FIDUCIARIES.

Can Online Tax Prep Software Really be Trusted?

Is online tax prep a good idea or does it pose a risk you can’t afford to take? Take a closer look. Online tax prep is undoubtedly a popular choice, but is it always the best choice? There are dozens of handy programs allowing users to prepare and file their taxes online without professional help. Many people use these programs because they think hiring a
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Categories: IRS PROBLEMS.

The Five Most Effective Tips for Incorporating in California

Are you incorporating in California? If so discover how to do it in the fastest, most efficient way possible. Incorporating in CA doesn’t have to be a long, complicated process. Keep reading for the tips that can help you get set up quickly and efficiently. Once your new business is off the ground, you are free to focus on developing your products and services. Get
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Categories: CORPORATIONS & LLCs.

Are Online Tax Calculators Accurate Enough for Your Personal Taxes?

Here’s what you need to know about the accuracy of online tax calculators as you are preparing to file your 2018 personal taxes. Already thinking about filing your 2018 personal taxes and trying to decide if you should use online tax calculators? Maybe you have experienced some changes in your career and salary this year. The tax laws for the upcoming season have certainly changed.
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Categories: SACRAMENTO PERSONAL TAXES.

The 3 Best HR Management Services to Help Your Business Accounting

How could HR management services improve your business accounting outcomes? Check out these 3 examples. Wondering if HR management services could make a difference for your business? Let’s face it, business accounting is one of the most time-consuming parts of running a business. It’s why hiring the best possible accounting personnel is so important. Your accounting department does more than send bills and collect money.
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Categories: BUSINESS TAX STRATEGIES and SMALL BUSINESS ADVISORY.

Breaking Down the Difference Between a Will and a Trust

What’s the difference between a will and a trust, and which is right for you? Do you have your will and trust completed? Estate planning is not a fun topic of conversation for most people. But you must make a clear plan for your assets upon your death. The unexpected passing of a person with no will or trust creates legal headaches for his or
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Categories: TRUSTS, ESTATES & FIDUCIARIES.

How to Decide Between Investing in Accounting Software or Bookkeeping Services

Have you considered whether accounting software or bookkeeping services are the way to go? Accounting software or bookkeeping services? It’s an age-old question for small and medium-sized businesses everywhere. Your operating budget is tight. Therefore, your need for sound financial oversight is great. Your records are not in any obvious sense of order. How do you decide between investing in QuickBooks or a bookkeeper? Which
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Categories: BUSINESS TAX STRATEGIES.