Donating to Charities? Do it RIGHT!

Donating to charity not only helps others, it can reduce your tax bill — but only if the charity qualifies as a tax-exempt organization. Checking for qualified status If you plan on itemizing your deductions on your tax return, make sure the organization you’re...

Cash in on 0% Capital Gains Tax Rate

While the maximum capital gain tax rate can be as high as 23.8 percent, most taxpayers pay 15 percent. But there is the possibility to have your capital gains go tax-free; zero percent! In fact, this tax break has been around for more than a decade and comes into play...

Social Security Planning Starts Now

Although you won’t become eligible for Social Security until your 60s, there’s a lot you can do to prepare before then. Here’s a rundown of steps you can take during each decade of your life:  In your 20s: If you’re like a lot of people, you’re embarking on...

Credit Suite

Diane Gardner guest starred on the Credit Suite podcast with show host Ty Crandall. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  On this episode, we cover: The low-down on the new tax law that just rolled out What this new law will mean for a typical small business owner How the new law...