Monthly Archives: December 2010

There’s No Ignoring It – It’s Winter Time

If anyone hasn’t noticed, it’s winter out there even though the calendar says it isn’t.  It’s December 14th and my truck thermometer said 4 degrees this morning.  Sitting in my warm office with the wind howling outside I admire how … Continue reading

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New Tax Law: Bush Tax Cuts Extended

NEW TAX LAW SIGNED DECEMBER 2010 The 2010 Tax Relief Act recently signed into law by President Obama was sweeping in the benefits provided to the American public.  There was at least a little bit for everyone, and certainly a … Continue reading

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NOTES FROM THE DOJO: THE STUDY OF MARTIAL ARTS

I want to be as honest as I can about this.  I was always interested in martial arts.  As a young kid, I borrowed a book from the library about judo.  I sifted through a few pages, even flopped on … Continue reading

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The Worst Job In The World

There are bad jobs and then there are bad jobs.  And I know I’m being a little dramatic.  But the worst job in the world is volunteer treasurer of a charitable organization.  Those of you who have had the occasion … Continue reading

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Charities – Deductible Contributions Only For Some

An ever vigilant client has asked which type of charity is eligible to receive taxpayer-deductible contributions.  Good question!  My first comment is that our children are nowhere on this list, despite their opinions to the contrary.  Feel free to refer … Continue reading

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