Children’s Online Privacy Gets a Boost

There is little question that one of the biggest concerns of parents today is their childrens’ online safety. There are few barriers keeping young children from setting up a Facebook account or a free service through Google. Thankfully, in the FTC issued amendments to the Children’s Online

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Key 2014 Tax Information

Item 2014 2013 Change Maximum income tax rate 39.6% 39.6% – Maximum Medicare tax rate 2.35% 2.35% – Social Security employee rate 6.2% 6.2% – Max Dividend/Capital Gain rate 23.8% 23.8% – Personal Exemption $3,950 $3,900 +$50 Standard Deductions Single $6,200 $6,100 +$100 Joint or Qualifying Widow

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My Top 5 Reasons to Try Xero

I have to admit, as a CPA, I am pretty hard to please when it comes accounting software. I am regularly invited to try a new accounting packages by vendors in hopes that I will fall in love with it and promote it to my clients. Most

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Health Insurance Penalty Starts Now

The health care legislation commonly known as Obamacare has many provisions that are being implemented over a number of years. As we start 2014, those that currently have no health insurance could be facing a tax penalty. Beginning in January, 2014, everyone will be required to have

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Five Ideas for a Better 2014

  Five Ideas for a Better 2014 As you buckle down and try to make plans to accomplish your 2014 resolutions, don’t forget to conduct an annual review of things that impact your paycheck. Here is a checklist of five financial items to review: Conduct a new

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