Welcome to the February 28, 2012 edition of Tax Carnival Ecstasy. In this edition we have Stefanie taking a look at Tax Time and preparing your taxes with TurboTax. Bill Smith writes about Common Bookkeeping Mistakes That might Weigh Down your Business Profits. We have an explanation of How government budgets work or don’t work by CultOfMoney. And finally Charles Chua C K wants to know if you Are Ready For a Tax Audit? Hope you enjoy the articles, bookmark, share, tweet, like on Facebook and come back soon.
Beth Montgomery presents Find Your True Credit Card Cost posted at Credit Cards for Fair Credit, saying, “none”
Amy Gardner presents Little Known Advice for Those Seeking a Personal Loan posted at Small Business Credit Cards, saying, “none”
Deborah Brown presents Credit Options for Your First Credit Card | First Credit Card | How to build credit with first time credit cards. posted at First Credit Card, saying, “none”
Sandra Adams presents Improving Your Credit Score posted atCredit Cards for No Credit, saying, “none”
Stefanie presents Tax Time | Making of a Mom posted at Making of a Mom, saying, “I love tax time because TurboTax makes it possible for normal people (not tax professionals) to complete their own taxes!”
Juliet Jones presents 10 Successful Businesses That Were Started in Retirement posted at Business Insurance, saying, “According to the Small Business Administration, 20% of the country’s 2012 workforce is 55 or older, and the Federal Department of Labor estimates that percentage will continue to rise.”
David K presents Baby Boomers are you Worried about having enough saved for retirement? posted at Personal Finance Blog, saying, “Here’s a simple approach: work just a few years longer. By accumulating more savings and shortening your withdrawal period, you’ll reduce the lump sum needed to generate the necessary income at retirement.”
Dividend Growth Investor presents Does entry price matter to dividend investors? posted at Dividend Growth Investor, saying, “The reason for the lost decade in stocks is that many otherwise quality companies were overvalued in the early 2000s. For example Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) was trading at 29.30 times earnings in early 2000, whereas McDonald’s (MCD) traded at 26.90 times earnings. Even some of the best dividend stocks are not worth paying more than 20 times forward earnings.”
Bill Smith presents Common Bookkeeping Mistakes That Weigh Down On Business Profits posted at 2009 Tax, saying, “Bookkeeping serves as a foundation for sound financial decision making and planning and therefore it is essential that financial records are kept up-to-date.”
Bill Smith presents 2012 Taxes And The Proposed 2013 Budget posted at 2011 Taxes, saying, “President Obama has plans to make changes in the tax code to raise funds for his 2013 budget to jump start the U.S. hiring.”
Bill Smith presents Proposed Changes From 2012 Taxes posted at 2010Taxes, saying, “The current administration’s proposed budget for 2013 includes some items from 2012 taxes with a wish list of ideas added.”
Bill Smith presents 2012 Taxes And The Proposed Tax Rates posted at 2011 Taxes, saying, “President Obama is planning to tax income from capital gains as ordinary income. This will increase the top tax rate to 39.6 percent.”
CultOfMoney presents How government budgets work posted at CultOfMoney, saying, “Whether you’re trying to get a sweet-ass government job, planning to run for office, want to know how you can influence the process to your favor, or you’re just a concerned citizen, knowing how the federal state, county, and cities create a government budget, and knowing how government budgets work in general will help you. So become involved and go to a local budget hearing, and after reading this article, you’ll sound like someone in the know whose opinions should be respected.”
DeWitt Dudley presents The Top Five Asset Protection Strategies For The Owners Of A Closely Held Business | Law Offices of Givner & Kaye posted at Law Offices of Givner & Kaye, saying, “The owners of a closely held business that is operated as an “S” corporation may be the targets of lawsuits that will drain their insurance policies, that may even exceed the limits of their insurance policies and that may cause them sleepless nights. What steps should these business owners take so that if something goes wrong, they will not lose all or most of the assets that they have worked so long to accumulate?”
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