Retirement seems like a long way off, but it may be closer than you realize! Join us at Park Lane Tavern in Fredericksburg on August 27th from 6-8 for a Retirement seminar presented by Practical Accounting Solutions and Primerica. Learn the steps you can take today to build a retirement plan that fits your lifestyle! Your $10 tickets includes the invaluable interactive presentation and a delicious Park Lane Tavern dinner. Limited seating available, so get your tickets today!
We pay taxes every year, but do we really know where our hard-earned income goes? Today, we take a deep dive into the top three areas your tax dollars benefit every year! 1. Social Security In 2017, $945 billion tax dollars paid for Social Security. Social Security, also known as Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) is more than for the retired! Social Security benefits help the disabled, spouses or children of those who have died, dependents of workers who ha
We are proud of our children and we want the very best for them! We support their choices as they grow up and face the world. However, if your child is going to college, you may have sticker shock when you receive your first bill! College prices have TRIPLED since 1980 with very few improvements to help families pay for it. However, there are still many resources to help students pay for their education and save them thousands in the long run. Read on to discover more ways to
As a business owner, you may find yourself seeking a business loan in order to take the next step in your company! Whether you're looking to buy new equipment or invest in a new avenue for your business, finding the right loan for you may prove more challenging than you'd originally anticipated. Like with personal loans, there are many different types of small business loans and you'll need to make sure you have the right documentation when you apply. Read on to learn more ab
Bookkeeping. For some business owners, bookkeeping may feel very tedious or challenging to keep up with. For others, this type of financial organization is right up their alley. No matter which mentality you have, all business owners must keep these records in order to plan ahead financially, ensure your costs and profits are accounted for, and to plan for tax season! Read on below for some key terms to know with Bookkeeping! Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash 1. Cash vs Ac
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We understand, taxes are hard. That's why we're here to help. Today, we break down one big change in the tax code that may affect your business: the Qualified Business Income Deduction. This change is in a series of others within the new tax code that helps you simplify your taxes as well as provide a significant reduction in how much you pay in Federal taxes. photo from wix.com Here's the Low-down With the recent government shutdown, many of these clarifications were long-aw
Whether you're expecting, a new parent, or have been a parent for years, opening a bank account is a great tool to help your child's financial future. This week, we tackle benefits of opening a bank account for your child and how it can benefit your family in the long run. photo from wix.com Opening an account for the future You can open a savings account for your child that you can later turn into a checking account once their older. Talk to your local bank (we recommend fi
Credit cards are useful for multitudes of financial needs in today's world. Young adults learn about managing money and building their credit through credit cards. As we get older and bills get higher, we use credit cards to pay bills, manage large expenses, and more. However, what do you do when you rely too much on credit cards, and now you find yourself stuck in overwhelming debt? Read on to find 5 practical ways to manage your credit card debt and pay it off. photo from w
Accountants do more than just the basics of accounting. At the end of the day, they are financial experts that can save you and your small business money and time so your can focus on growing your company! photo from wix.com Many Accountants are Tax experts Many accountants are up-to-date and trained to learn the nuances of changing tax laws. These laws are confusing at best, so hiring a tax professional can help you understand changes and utilize them to your best interest.
Happy New Year from Practical Accounting Solutions! Photo from Wix.com We wish you the best in 2019 and hope you have a wonderful year! It's not too early to start planning for tax season! According to the IRS, 36% of taxpayers wait until April to file their returns. We know how stressful filing your taxes can be, so we prepared some tips to help you file early and get your refund even quicker! Have a System Keeping organized is one of the best ways to make filing taxes easy.
Photo from wix.com We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Festivus and any other holiday you may celebrate this time of year from Practical Accounting Solutions! The most important part about this time of year is surrounding yourself with family and friends and reflecting on the ups and downs of the year but always looking forward to the prospect of a New Year and everything that will come with it. Wishing you the happiest of holidays and we c
Photo from wix.com As the holiday season rolls around again, we are reminded of the importance of giving back. Whether this means a toy drive, monetary donation, or more, giving back to your community can be beneficial from a financial perspective, too! I remember growing up around Christmas time and participating in my church's local toy drive. It was part of our family tradition to pull a stocking off the tree and return with gifts off their wish list. But did you know that