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Is your state going broke?

Is your state going broke?

With national events continuing as they are, here at Above All Accounting, Inc., we're finding ourselves locking into "go mode"... again. It's unusual for us to be in this mode smack in the middle of June, but this year has not been usual. This is because the tax...

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Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t)

Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t)

"Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left." - Hubert Humphrey As difficult as it might be right now, let's project forward to next year. Let's cross our fingers and believe that we all get through this...

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A good reminder (and a caution)

A good reminder (and a caution)

Here we are, just out of perhaps the oddest Memorial Day weekend in memory. The summer is here! But it feels like much of our country is still mired in winter. And that feels like it is still the case, no matter the hints of progress against this virus, and no matter...

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Well, this is pretty great…

Well, this is pretty great…

It feels to me that we're all in need of some good news. I have some great news for young and old. Some good news for the young (particularly those with student loans): The new CARES Act indicates that you do NOT need to pay interest or ANY payments on eligible...

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Separating Truth from Fiction…

Separating Truth from Fiction…

Now, more than ever, it's important to keep your mind clear. With so many of us spending more time than ever online and on our devices, there are even more opportunities for falling into rabbit holes of distraction and unproductive emotion, with this being said,...

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Let’s keep them close…

Let’s keep them close…

This is the week the real work begins. The IRS started electronically accepting returns on Monday (the 27th), and our offices have already been hopping. As I've mentioned before, it's a GREAT idea, this year of all years, to get a jump on your taxes. I won't rehash...

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Is your state going broke?

Is your state going broke?

With national events continuing as they are, here at Above All Accounting, Inc., we're finding ourselves locking into "go mode"... again. It's unusual for us to be in this mode smack in the middle of June, but this year has not been usual. This is because the tax...

read more
Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t)

Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t)

"Oh, my friend, it's not what they take away from you that counts. It's what you do with what you have left." - Hubert Humphrey As difficult as it might be right now, let's project forward to next year. Let's cross our fingers and believe that we all get through this...

read more
A good reminder (and a caution)

A good reminder (and a caution)

Here we are, just out of perhaps the oddest Memorial Day weekend in memory. The summer is here! But it feels like much of our country is still mired in winter. And that feels like it is still the case, no matter the hints of progress against this virus, and no matter...

read more
Well, this is pretty great…

Well, this is pretty great…

It feels to me that we're all in need of some good news. I have some great news for young and old. Some good news for the young (particularly those with student loans): The new CARES Act indicates that you do NOT need to pay interest or ANY payments on eligible...

read more