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August

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ATA Adds New Talent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC Adds New Talent to Its Accounting Firm Sam Henry recently joined Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC (ATA) as a tax associate after leaving a lasting impression on the team as a tax intern. Henry is tasked with working in our tax department on all aspects of business, individuals, and … Continued

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August

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Understanding the Contents of a Will

You probably don’t have to be told about the need for a will. But do you know what provisions should be included and what’s best to leave out? The answers to those questions depend on your situation and may depend on state law. 1. Basic provisions Typically, a will begins with an introductory clause, identifying … Continued

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August

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The Ups and Downs

New federal budget figures show mixed results. For the first 10 months of fiscal year 2019, the U.S. government recorded an estimated budget deficit of $867 billion, according to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report. This was $184 billion more than the deficit in the same period in FY2018. Also compared to the same 2018 … Continued

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August

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Odd word, cool concept: Gamification for businesses

“Gamification.” It’s perhaps an odd word, but it’s a cool concept that’s become popular among many types of businesses. In its most general sense, the term refers to integrating characteristics of game-playing into business-related tasks to excite and engage the people involved. Might it have a place in your company? Internal focus Sometimes gamification refers … Continued

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July

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The “nanny tax” must be paid for more than just nannies

You may have heard of the “nanny tax.” But even if you don’t employ a nanny, it may apply to you. Hiring a housekeeper, gardener or other household employee (who isn’t an independent contractor) may make you liable for federal income and other taxes. You may also have state tax obligations. If you employ a … Continued

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