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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.

A Few More Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Businesses

Seeing what has happened in our nation's fourth-largest city has been a sobering reminder about the fragility of life, and business. It's helpful to be reminded that threats and disasters can (and do) strike from directions that you might least expect. And while this...

Non-Profits Taxes – 10 Important Year-End Steps

We deal with all kinds of businesses and organizations around here at Team Dickmann Tax Group. And while I often address "for profit" organizations with these notes, many of those same strategies (cost controls, marketing, growth, management) apply equally to those...

Dickmann Tax Group Answers: Can You Be Fired Because of A Wage Levy?

We're almost at the end of September, which is bewildering -- where did summer go? People are already putting up Halloween decorations, the weather is turning ... and life is really starting to accelerate. But we do know something that can stop anyone in their tracks...

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...

The First Thing You Need To Do

Well, it’s my job to help people “ride out the storms” in their financial life. And I’ve noticed a very real difference between those that handle it well…and those that, well, don’t.

Six Common Ways Taxpayers Receive IRS Audits

With the tax deadline bearing down on us, I thought I'd touch base today, to give you some thoughts on what could get you into hot water THIS tax season. And, well, really any tax season. Now ... sometimes, clients come to us from other professionals because they have...

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For Small Businesses

It's increasingly clear to all of us that our present "cultural moment" can take a toll on any person's mind who isn't vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more dangerous than I...

Three More Questions To Consider in 2018 For Your Small Business Plan

We are in that "calm before the storm" period before busy season begins in earnest for us, and it's a great time for us -- and for you, in my opinion -- to take stock. As we prepare for the increased activity and communication level that always comes this time of...

Thinking Bigger About Your Business

Beware of the "summer sloth". Instead of falling into that trap, what if you take this season to clear away the garbage and focus on what's really on your plate, and what you really need to grow? You see, running a business with success requires more than just...

Delayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later)

For sports fans, that was quite a run last week. The NHL crowned its champion (and the nation's capital seemed like it was one massive street party for the weekend), the rest of the NBA conceded to the Golden State Warriors, and we witnessed another Triple Crown in...

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!