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It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to new business owners that growing your business takes a lot of work. And while it doesn’t surprise anyone, the sheer magnitude of that work routinely does. But don’t get us wrong—if you’ve started a ...


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Is it nearly tax season already? It feels like Tax Day was only yesterday. Well, we’ve feverishly checked our calendars—oh, about seven times now—and it’s about that time of year again. So that means you need to start thinking about filing yo...

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There’s nothing like a good tax credit. Truly, nothing at all seems to feel quite as good during tax season as discovering you qualify for a tax credit or tax deduction you didn’t expect. So it’s time to discuss the Earned Income Tax Credit...

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You’ve decided to take the plunge and hire a tax preparer. So you need to know what to ask tax preparers before hiring one. We may be a little bit biased (Okay, a lot biased.), but we think that hiring a tax preparer is one of the smartest things y...

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How should we start writing our last post of the decade about financial resolutions for 2020? Just like that, we guess! The 2010s have flown by, and we hope they’ve been good for you. We’re sure there have been ups and downs; we know our audit de...

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As we get closer and closer to the New Year, it’s about time we start looking at the year behind us. (Don’t worry, we’ll get to the part where we tell you how to organize your tax documents soon enough.) Of course, we’re not talking a...

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If you’re gearing up to move next year, you’ve got some work cut out for you. And how to avoid capital gains is probably the last thing on your radar. First, you’ll need to: Determine your budget Save up for a down payment Decide on your “mus...

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All aboard! Or maybe we should say, “You are free to move about the cabin.” Either way, you get the picture we’re trying to paint for you. It’s travel season! And now we’re thinking about business travel expenses. As the holidays quickl...

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Right around Thanksgiving, we start to get a little sentimental. Truth be told, we love the holidays. Not only do they give us a chance to give back to our communities in Encino and Los Angeles through programs like our annual toy drive for Children...

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