Monthly Archive: April 2011

Estate taxes might not affect you, but you still need a plan

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There’s good news if you’re concerned about estate taxes. For the next two years (2011 and 2012), the value of your estate that’s excluded from tax is set at $5 million.  The top rate on taxable estates is 35% which …

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Mutual funds or stocks? You decide.

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The answer when it comes to investing for the ordinary everyday individual; you just cannot beat mutual funds. Mutual funds are cheaper, less risky and seemingly more diversified.

New law repeals expanded 1099 reporting rules

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Were you aware that on April 14, 2011, President Obama signed a new legislation? This new legislation called the Comprehensive 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Replacement of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011 essentially repeals expanded reporting rules for businesses and …

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Top reasons why people use outsourcing.

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There is a multitude of reasons why people use outsourcing but the top five reasons are: It saves money. Many jobs such as payroll, marketing, human relations and controlling do not necessarily have to be full time paid positions.  In …

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Open source business software a cheap alternative!

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Most people have never heard the term open source  and very few people are taking advantage of it. What exactly is open source? Open source software is a multitude of small business and personal software that is designed and offered …

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