Spring Has Sprung! Let’s Get Your Budget Done! With the coming of Spring, “Springtime” indicates movement into a season that brings with it a sense of renewal, regrowth, and signs of new life with trees and flowers starting to bloom. Many folks begin “spring cleaning”, for others spring breaking happens, while some are settling in … Continue reading Spring Has Sprung! Let’s Get Your Budget Done!
A popular phrase “Go big or go home!” describes a champion’s lifestyle with an attitude of all or nothing. Grammarist.Com further defines this American idiom as: Go big or go home is an exhortation to go all-out, to put all of one’s effort into an enterprise, to experience something to its fullest, to be extravagant. Go big … Continue reading Big Return, Big Reward? (Not so fast…)
Tax payers take your mark! The holiday season has graciously come and gone and it’s time to start honoring the infamous New Year’s resolutions many commit to such as eat less, exercise more, stress less, be grateful more, waste less and save more. No matter your goals for this New Year, increasing opportunities for success … Continue reading Painting the Blank Canvas for Your 2017 Taxes
As 2016 continues into the holiday season, millions of American employers and workers are teetering in a state of limbo resulting from a Federal injunction that temporarily halted the new FLSA overtime rules. Claiming that the DOL raised the salary threshold too high, at least 21 states filed an emergency motion to halt the new … Continue reading Out With the Old, (Almost) In With the New
As the familiar saying “Time is Money” implies, time and money are interdependent. If one’s time actually is money, then time is an incredibly valuable commodity. Benjamin Franklin is often attributed for the quote and considering our time here is finite, suggested it was better to do things as quickly as possible in both business … Continue reading Time is Money
As the leaves are changing and temperatures are turning cooler, the ghouls and goblins are right around the corner rap, tap, tapping at your front door. Although “Tax Day” may be the furthest thing from your mind, right now is a good time to check your 2016 withholding and avoid the “BOO!” that could be … Continue reading Over or Under? It’s Not Too Late to Fix a Withholding Blunder
As summer comes to an end, students headed back to college campuses and dorm rooms quickly filled up with laptops, books, and backpacks as the new school year gets rapidly underway. The buzz of an excited freshman class or the sound of a marching band practicing for the weekend football game breathes renewed life into … Continue reading School Daze: Tailgates, Touchdowns, and Tax Deductions!
In the age of a rapidly expanding on-demand economy, technology companies are fulfilling consumer demand through immediate access to goods and services. Potentially reducing the need for organized business transactions, this model uses a technological platform or “app” accessed via a mobile phone to conveniently connect with business services, food delivery, and home services with … Continue reading Need a “Lyft”?
On Monday, July 4th, 2016, America celebrated its 240th year since the 13 colonies claimed independence from England. Across the country, many celebrated this historic event with picnics, beach getaways, fireworks, and maybe the Boston Pops in honor of “Sweet Land of Liberty”. Although this modern day celebration has only been an official federal holiday … Continue reading Independence Day
Legislation recently changed the date in Tennessee for the Annual Sales Tax Holiday. Starting in 2016, the “tax-free” weekend will be earlier than in the past and will be held from the last Friday in July through the following Sunday. The date change is expected to continue annually beginning this year at 12:01am on July … Continue reading Tennessee Sales Tax Holiday – Save the (Earlier) Date!