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Tax season is open

The IRS is now generally accepting e-filed returns.  However, due to IRS reprogramming of their software to encompass Fiscal Cliff Legislation in early January, certain filings are not yet being accepted.  Some of the most common forms which are delayed are: Education credits – Form 8863 (American Opportunity Credit and Lifetime Learning Credits) Depreciation and…

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Have a game plan for change

Here’s my latest column in the newly re-launched SouthCoast Business Bulletin.   This SouthCoast-focused B2B publication has a number of great articles on business successes in our area as well as offering numerous business tips.  Check it out!

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Need help on pricing?

Here’s an article in the latest New England Business Bulletin with some strategies. http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120323/NEBULLETIN/204020325/-1/NEBULLETIN03

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Quickbooks®: More Than a Checkbook

Lisa Aldrich, CPA is pleased to present a Quickbooks® workshop Wednesday, February 8, 2012  9am-noon at the Fall River Boys & Girls Club, 803 Bedford Street, Fall River, MA 02723 Workshop Summary: Are you using Quickbooks® to its fullest potential or simply as a glorified checkbook?  Did you know there are features and reporting capabilities…

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2012 IRS Mileage Rates Announced

The IRS has announced 2012 mileage rates for the standard mileage reimbursement.  The new rates are very similar to this year.  Starting January 1st, the rate for business miles remains at 55.5 cents per mile, with medical/moving miles decreasing half a penny to 23 cents per mile.  Charitable miles remain at 14 cents per mile.…

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Year-End Tax Planning Tips

With Thanksgiving behind us, thoughts turn to the upcoming holiday season.  But for those of you like me, you are thinking already about the New Year.  Just a little bit of tax planning now can make such a difference in your tax bill come April.  Here are some easy ways to minimize taxes in the…

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