For Individuals

College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

Kyle Dickmann’s Common Financial Mistakes (Part 1)

You pay your bills on time. You try to save as much as you can. You even follow the advice you read in the books and hear on the radio about how to keep your finances in check.But you're still not getting ahead.Well, sometimes, it's the unchallenged, mental...

Get Stuff Done With Dickmann’s Productivity Tactics

It's Cyber Monday, and as is my habit, this strategy note is being composed early in the week. Plenty to do this week, and gotta get ahead, after all. Did your business run a sale for the holidays, or Cyber Monday or Black Friday? If not, you may have (ahem) missed...

Facts About IRS Audits

With all of the chaos out there right now, the division and shouting, it's helpful to try to tune out the shouting and focus on what is actually in our sphere of productivity. One way that the IRS has decided it can be more productive is by outsourcing their...

Special Business Knowledge And Business Success

Yes, there's plenty to say about that Super Bowl, the advertisements (apparently, they're all Tide ads), the halftime show, etc. But I'll let others weigh in there. I'm a tax professional after all. Congratulations Eagles fans, etc. Here at Dickmann Tax Group, we're...

A Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in , we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters when a client is...

Would The IRS Seize Your Personal Property?

With summer's end around the corner, the real estate selling season in has been in full swing. I know that I have heard rumors of a slowdown, but local realtors certainly still seem to have their hands full. But speaking of real estate, let me make something very...

Who Should Businesses Pursue, Existing Customers or New Customers?

Many people in believe that the easiest customer to "sell" to is a referral customer. And in some ways, they're right.But in my opinion, the best kind of prospect to sell on your services is one you already have.So, that being the case, it sure does make sense to make...

Is Your Business Making These Advertising Mistakes?

Every summer as a nation, it seems we hit a point in which it feels like everything is fraying at the edges and we're in danger of falling apart. Not only do we seem to be more divided than ever (with a heaping slice of online bitterness thrown in), but each of us...

2017 Year-End Tax Strategies for Business Owners With Tax Reform In Mind

The holidays are funny for business owners. And, I must tell you, especially so for tax professionals like me. Every year, Congress delivers updates to the tax code, seemingly at the very last minute, so my staff and I are often working over the holidays when others...

The Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In

It's always been hard-scrapping for small business owners in . We've all heard the old adage: At least 85% and maybe as high as 98% of new small businesses fail before they hit the five year mark. That rate may have been even higher over the past decade. Now, even...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!