Career Planning Advice From A Orange County Business Owner

Like me, you’ve probably heard: “Do what you love, and the money will follow!” Hogwash. Personally, I love lying on the beach, but unless I start looking like a supermodel, there’s not much chance of me getting paid for it. What we do get paid for is working like expert professionals. Which, as it were, is what we happen to … Read More

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Read This Before Trusting Your Tax Filing To A Orange County Tax Professional

Listen, I know how hard it is to move from one tax professional to another. Which is why I would like to take a minute here to address YOU, if you are someone who hasn’t yet made the decision to use our services. After all, we’ve helped many Orange County taxpayers “make the switch” over to us for tax filing, … Read More

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How to Put Your Hard-Earned Tax Refund to Good Use

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We often think of a tax refund as “free money,” but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, you earned that money last year, and it’s high time that it should get to work on your behalf. Here are some great ideas for making the most of every penny.  Use it as Seed Money  You worked hard to generate those … Read More

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2019 Tax Planning and Almost Completely True Facts About Tom Bass

Yes, here I am again — and yes, I know the W-2’s haven’t arrived, and you might not have begun to really think about little ol’ Tom Bass and your taxes yet. But today I want to offer you some reasons why … well, you should. In fact, there are LOTS of good reasons. For instance: get your refund sooner. … Read More

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Tom Bass’ Year-End Moves To Save on Your 2019 Taxes

Only THREE weeks left in 2019, my friend. What will you do to finish strong? One good idea (if you haven’t yet done so), is to send me the answers to these questions by shooting us an email through the button at the top of the page. Your answers will help us to know whether there is something *we* can … Read More

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Tom Bass’ Nine Key Questions That Could Affect Your 2019 Tax Bill

Well, here we are into December, the final month of 2019 — and the final month of this DECADE. A lot sure has changed, for you, for me, and for the world. But before we wax too retrospective, let’s sit where we are for a bit. The December holidays are upon us. And it’s also the time for another kind … Read More

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Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from Accountable Solutions to your family

Imagine … You are ripped from your childhood home while young and trafficked across the ocean to a country where you don’t speak the language. You are sold to practitioners of a religion that you don’t understand, and there is no apparent possibility of return. Imagine … You are quietly going along with your life, worshiping God the way you … Read More

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How Orange County Taxpayers Can Avoid Fake Charities

Is the holiday season indeed “the most wonderful time of the year”? One could make a strong argument. However, for every gift we receive there are 10 or so emails asking us to give to a cause. Whether online or via snail mail, charitable organizations capitalize on the season’s tax-reducing giving benefits. No one can blame these organizations — it’s … Read More

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A Trusted Orange County Professional’s Thoughts For Your 2019 Taxes

November is a wonderful start for holiday season with several traditions to match: pumpkin-spiced everything, no-shave November (apologies to those spouses affected), watching football and of course … Thanksgiving. Sorry to poke my accountant’s green shades into all those festivities, but it also happens to be a perfect time to strategize. (Add that to your new November “traditions” list.) We’re … Read More

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Tom Bass’ Tips For Using Credit Cards And Avoiding Credit Card Debt

Do you remember that old Visa commercial? It had quite a run during sporting events about a decade ago … everything in the restaurant/market is running smoothly — chefs are shipping up meals, customers are moving in an orderly fashion, credit card payments are keeping the line short, and then… …the main character pulls out his wallet, thumbs for some CASH … Read More

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