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7 Things You Can Do Now to Boost Next Year’s Tax Refund

When the year is nearly over, do you always have an “a-ha moment” when you remember all of the possible tax deductions you could have claimed from our previous meetings, phone calls, and emails?
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Why Hire a Bookkeeper for Your Small Business?

Many of my new clients often ask themselves, “Why should I hire a bookkeeper for my small business?” It’s a great question and one that has many possible answers.
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How to File a Tax Extension

Because April 15th is a Friday this year, April 18th is the official tax deadline for 2016. So if you’re not quite ready to file your taxes by then, it’s time to file a tax extension for your individual tax return.
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Is it Tax Deductible?

Self-employment is growing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Many of my clients who have been laid off from a corporate job are exploring a second career that finds them working for themselves. While this is great news, it opens up a lot of tax implications for those that are self employed.
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The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015: Part 2

In the first installment of this two-part story, I outlined some of the most salient points of the “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015 that was signed by Congress in December.
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The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015: Part 1

The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes” Act of 2015 was signed into law on December 18, 2015. The law renews a long list of tax breaks known as “extenders” that have been expiring on an annual basis. This legislation makes some of the rules effective through December 31, 2016.