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Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#2 Marginal vs. Effective Tax Rates https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#1 Understanding marginal and effective tax rates is important for tax planning purposes, but many taxpayers don't fully understand the difference. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#1 If You Receive an IRS Letter or Notice https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#5 The IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Many of these letters and notices can be dealt with without calling or visiting an IRS office. Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#5 Defer Capital Gains Using Like-Kind Exchanges https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#3 If real estate's your game, did you know that it's possible to defer capital gains by taking advantage of a Section 1031 exchange that allows you to swap investment property on a tax-deferred basis? Fri, 01 Oct 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#3 What Is a Designated Roth Account? https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#2 If you are a high-income earner who participates in a 401(k), 403(b), or governmental 457(b) retirement plan that has a designated Roth account, making contributions to that account could be a smart move. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#2 Verifying Your Identity When Calling the IRS https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#4 If you need to contact the IRS, you will be asked to verify your identity. Here's what you need to know before you call. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#4 Tax Rules for Divorce and Alimony Payments https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax rules regarding divorce and separation can and do change - as they recently did under tax reform - and the last thing on anyone's mind during a divorce or separation is its effect on their tax situation. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax Relief for Those Affected by Natural Disasters https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#1 Tax relief may be available if you've been affected by a natural disaster this year, but only if you meet certain conditions. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#1 Six Things To Know Before You Start a Business https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#3 Starting your own business is an exciting prospect, but there is more to it than simply writing a business plan. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/newsletter.php#3 What is Financial Forecasting and Why is it Important? https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=6 With the threats of virus, natural disasters, competition and many other issues that could hurt a small business, financial forecasting is a great way to be prepared no matter what comes your way. Fri, 13 Mar 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=6 What The Hell Is A Balance Sheet Anyway? https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=5 A Profit and Loss statement is important but a Balance Sheet is more important to discover your business' financial stability. Tue, 10 Mar 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=5 Business Success is More Than Profit https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=4 Three indicators and one best practice for business financial health. Fri, 06 Dec 2019 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=4 Why Should I Do Ongoing Bookkeeping for My Business? https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=3 Bookkeeping is more than just taxes. Read to find out what five questions you can answer about your business with ongoing bookkeeping. Tue, 19 Nov 2019 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=3 DO I NEED A CPA? The answer may surprise you! https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=2 Blog for small businesses to gain insight about various topics to help them run a smooth business such as bookkeeping, accounting, software, general tips, and opinions. Mon, 02 Sep 2019 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.collinsbookkeeping.com/blog.php?id=2