Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That Orange County Folks Should Consider

Do you see that train barrelling towards the station? The one with “2018” all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn’t be happier about the fact. But what that means for our Orange County clients and friends here at Accountable Solutions … well, ye olde clock is ticking … Read More

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2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Orange County Taxpayers

Wait, you thought I meant the holidays? Ha. As much as I love Andy Williams, what I REALLY mean is tax planning season. That is to say, year-end moves. 🙂 And next week, I’ll give you some generalized moves you can make that can affect your tax bill (in positive ways only). But the real reason I get excited about … Read More

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Tom Bass’ Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

With the Thanksgiving leftovers mostly consumed by this point, we are turning our eyes to year-end matters. And this year, there are LOTS of things to consider as we approach 12-31-18. Because yes — the standard deduction this year has been significantly increased, and it might make sense for you to take that. Or, it might not. There are so … Read More

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Tom Bass’ Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

Is it just me, or does it feel like Thanksgiving week arrived suddenly this year? And how did it get here so fast? With so many momentous events over the past few weeks (elections, shootings, wildfires, and more), it feels a bit surreal — and incongruous, even — to think about pausing for the sake of giving thanks. But, as … Read More

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One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Orange County — Generous Charitable Contributions

Now that we have a divided Congress again, we can all sit back and enjoy the gridlock that is headed our way. Or something. I don’t blame you if you tune out from politics — and I also don’t blame you if you find yourself jumping more intentionally into the fray. There’s lots to be frustrated by, and plenty to … Read More

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One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Tom Bass Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space. The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences. But on top of it all, finding good information about how to rightly handle your finances in light of the … Read More

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What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Orange County

I don’t know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we can all agree that it’s good to put all the shouting behind us. Er, well … maybe the shouting never ends. … Read More

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Accountable Solutions’s Guide to Nailing this Year’s Holiday Budget

Plans, plans, plans. We’re all about those plans. These days, we’re working with a fair number of our Orange County clients to get ahead of all of the changes to the tax code. Yes, there’s a larger standard deduction next year, and that might make sense for you. But I’ll tell you what DOESN’T make sense: not taking action now … Read More

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What Is The Proper Role Of A Orange County Small Business Owner?

Firstly, I gotta say — we’re past the midpoint of October, and, well … the calendar is speeding up. Sure, looking back from an historical perspective might still enable us to find some deductions. But by the time the end of the year hits, it’ll be too late to fix problems like missing the new 20% QBI reduction, lost MERP … Read More

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Tom Bass’ Key Points On How To Make Sound Financial Decisions (Part 2)

We just wrapped up all the extension returns for TY2017, and can finally place our gaze SQUARELY at what’s ahead. Which is a funny thing to say, because, well … for too many of our clients, we are continuously looking backwards — simply because they haven’t worked with us before the year is over, and we aren’t able to make … Read More

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