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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?

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

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...

Build A Brand And Do It Well

As I write this, the Senate has passed their version of the tax reform bill, and now we wait for the final version of the bill. But here's the big number: Four weeks. Apparently, Congress thinks it can enact a dramatic overhaul of the law, adding substantial new...

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Your Business Work Goals in 2018

Happy New Year! It's time to turn the page... If you've been paying attention, I've been diving pretty deep into the new tax regime under which we are NOW operating. What will be interesting to see is the *actual* technical guidance from the IRS about all of these...

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...

5 Effective Marketing Tips For Your Small Business

Have you noticed that traditional styles of advertising are getting more and more stale? That's because the online world has torn down so many different barriers that we don't realize how much has changed, until we take a look at the real numbers. And across many...

2018 Tax Season Reflections From A Tax Professional

As I write, it's the day before tax day (which is Tuesday the 17th), and we are pushing hard during this final stretch. Procrastinators in are streaming through our doors, both virtual and actual (after all, we welcome them here), the phone is ringing off the hook,...

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...

Effective Advertising: How To Find It in your Area

As you may or may not already know, this is the final week before extended tax returns are due (Monday, October 16th is the due date this year), so we are working hard here in our offices with those clients who placed an extension on their filing, to make sure that...

10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Companies Should Implement

Things have been cranking at the Dickmann Tax Group offices of late! We have had a steady stream of new clients calling, emailing and coming through our doors. But it's also because of all of the questions we are fielding about the new tax law changes, and what that...

Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners

As you may have heard, "Labor Day" originated during the time of 7-day workweeks of 12-hour days, in the late 1800's, as our country was in the throes of the Industrial Revolution. Times have certainly changed since then -- and our economy is no longer driven by the...

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!