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The Trump Shutdown Is Over And Tax Filing Season Has Begun For Allen, TX area Taxpayers

Politics aside, I think we can all breathe just a little easier knowing that the federal government is no longer in shutdown mode. And on top of that, this morning, as I write, the IRS has begun accepting filed tax returns. Which means, well … it’s about to get real. Now, leaving aside the fact […]

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There are so many advantages for those who file taxes early in tax season. Here are the top four reasons to get your documents together as soon as possible.

As of this writing, the federal government is STILL in its partial shutdown. And 800,000+ people are affected — including a whole slew of IRS workers who have been called in, regardless of paychecks, because come Trump or high water: tax filing will indeed begin on January 28th, 2019. So, we’re still buckling up around […]

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Understanding Your Allen, TX area Airbnb And Taxes

As of this writing, the federal government is still in a “partial shutdown”, and things are starting to fray around the edges, even for those whose paychecks aren’t being affected. Already, it’s the longest in history. Which, for a media starving for any kind of controversy … well, no doubt you’ve already heard about it. […]

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What Do I Need To File My Taxes For 2019? Here’s Paula Field’s Checklist

Oh, you thought that calendar on your phone was accurate, did you? You thought 2018 was DONE WITH. OVER. (Hurrah)? Whoops. The fact is that over the following weeks and months, you will be reliving all of your financial decisions from 2018 while we put together your tax return. We can’t go back and undo […]

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Paula Field’s Take On Bad Predictions By Experts

Well, we’re staring into the fresh light of 2019 — and that means that we can now take a good, dispassionate look back at our progress towards what we were aiming for in 2018. Which leads to the big question: How was your 2018? I often believe that reviewing your year is better than setting […]

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Paula Field, CPA, PLLC’s Holiday Prayer

As you probably know if you are paying any kind of attention to events OUTSIDE of Allen, TX area (which, this week, you’d certainly be sane if you DIDN’T pay attention to the national news), the government is in “shutdown mode”. This means that unless the President and Congress can come together on a budget […]

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2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Allen, TX area Taxpayers

Wait, you thought I meant the holidays? Ha. As much as I love Andy Williams, what I REALLY mean is tax planning season. That is to say, year-end moves. 🙂 And next week, I’ll give you some generalized moves you can make that can affect your tax bill (in positive ways only). But the real […]

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The Art of Connecting With Influencers by Paula Field

Hanukkah is behind us, and Christmas (with its associated slowdown) is just about a week away. The world seems to quiet around that time, no matter your faith tradition, but here at Paula Field, CPA, PLLC, these “holidays” are a bit of a misnomer. That’s because while we still seek very much to be present […]

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Paula Field’s Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

With the Thanksgiving leftovers mostly consumed by this point, we are turning our eyes to year-end matters. And this year, there are LOTS of things to consider as we approach 12-31-18. Because yes — the standard deduction this year has been significantly increased, and it might make sense for you to take that. Or, it […]

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Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That Allen, TX area Folks Should Consider

Do you see that train barrelling towards the station? The one with “2018” all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn’t be happier about the fact. But what that means for our Allen, TX area clients and friends here at Paula Field, CPA, […]

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