Think Your Tax Bill Is Too High? File An Appeal

When you receive your tax bill in the mail, you might be shocked at how high your taxes are for the year. However, before you start to panic, it may be a good idea to file an appeal to determine whether the tax assessor has incorrectly valued your home or whether there are other ways you can lower the amount owed. If your appeal to the tax assessor is successful, you may very well be able to reach a property tax settlement and have a lower tax bill. [Read More]

Have An Investment Firm But Want To Expand? Add These Finance Experts To Your Staff

If you own an investment firm and you would like to expand your company to offer a wide range of services for business owners and personal clients, there are a few branches you'll want to consider opening up in your space. Businesses and everyday people don't just need guidance with their money on how to invest, but with other services like accounting and taxes. Here are a few people you may want to add to your payroll to increase profits and get more business in the door. [Read More]

Three Reasons For Not Having A Home Office

Are you thinking about becoming self-employed and wonder what your options are as far as getting an office? If you are thinking about setting up an office at home, you might want to think again. Here are three reasons to not have a home office. Harder to Separate Work Life from Family Life If you are run a business that is trying to generate customers or you have to meet with people on a regular basis, a home office might not work so well. [Read More]

Death And Income Taxes—How To File A Final Return For Your Loved One

Dealing with the death of a loved one is a difficult time. Unfortunately, those emotional hard times can be exacerbated when you also have to handle the legalities of your deceased family member or friend. One such legal requirement many have to take care of is filing taxes for someone they've lost. The good news is that it may be simpler than you realize to file for a deceased person and handle their final taxes. [Read More]