Understanding Your Orange County Airbnb And Taxes

As of this writing, the federal government is still in a “partial shutdown”, and things are starting to fray around the edges, even for those whose paychecks aren’t being affected. Already, it’s the longest in history. Which, for a media starving for any kind of controversy … well, no doubt you’ve already heard about it. Who knows … by the … Read More

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What Do I Need To File My Taxes For 2019? Here’s Tom Bass’ Checklist

Oh, you thought that calendar on your phone was accurate, did you? You thought 2018 was DONE WITH. OVER. (Hurrah)? Whoops. The fact is that over the following weeks and months, you will be reliving all of your financial decisions from 2018 while we put together your tax return. We can’t go back and undo any bad decisions, but we … Read More

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Tom Bass’ Take On Bad Predictions By Experts

Well, we’re staring into the fresh light of 2019 — and that means that we can now take a good, dispassionate look back at our progress towards what we were aiming for in 2018. Which leads to the big question: How was your 2018? I often believe that reviewing your year is better than setting goals — because resolutions are … Read More

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Accountable Solutions’s Holiday Prayer

As you probably know if you are paying any kind of attention to events OUTSIDE of Orange County (which, this week, you’d certainly be sane if you DIDN’T pay attention to the national news), the government is in “shutdown mode”. This means that unless the President and Congress can come together on a budget agreement, a slew of government agencies … Read More

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The Art of Connecting With Influencers by Tom Bass

Hanukkah is behind us, and Christmas (with its associated slowdown) is just about a week away. The world seems to quiet around that time, no matter your faith tradition, but here at Accountable Solutions, these “holidays” are a bit of a misnomer. That’s because while we still seek very much to be present (if I can use that word) with … Read More

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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

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