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American Land Title Association “Best Practices Assessment” for Real Estate Settlement Attorneys

In 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law, which brought about significant changes to the American financial regulatory environment. Dodd-Frank established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and provided authority to supervise certain types of financial institutions for compliance with federal consumer financial...
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Top Ten Tax Tips for Farmers

1. Strategically Manage Farm Income Limit your tax burden by stabilizing farm income. Because of the progressiveness of our tax rate structure (higher tax rates for higher incomes), a farm with fluctuating income from year to year pays a higher total tax than a farm with stable income. There are...
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Manage Your Online Business Like a CPA

What type of online business model do you have? In order to properly manage your online business, you first have to understand which type of online business model you have. The most popular online business models are blogs, niche sites, and e-commerce sites. If you are selling specific products and...
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Simple Record Retention Recommendations

While businesses are required to keep records, individuals need to be mindful of specific information which should be retained as well. Just a few important reasons to make good recordkeeping a habit are listed below: To monitor the progress of your business or personal activities To prepare your financial statements...
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Taxpayer Identity Protection

Written By: Cristi Jones, CPA, Partner It is a frustrating ordeal for many of our clients that submit their income tax return only to be told that a tax return has already been filed in their social security number. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing thefts nationwide and...
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