Category: Les Merritt News

STANDARD OR ITEMIZED DEDUCTIONS?

Will you take standard or itemized deductions for the 2018 tax year? You can also deduct the interest you pay on mortgage loan from your taxes but the limits have changed. For couples filing jointly you can deduct interest up to $750,000 instead of the allowable $1 million in 2017. If you are married taxpayers […]

JUST ABOUT TIME TO CELEBRATE

Just about time to celebrate. All the people in the Les Merritt CPA CFP office would like to wish you a very merry Christmas or whatever holiday you might be celebrating this last month of the year. We are taking this time to recognize all our clients, friends and family. Let us express our appreciation […]

FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Enjoy these days of final preparation for your holidays. In the midst of all the bustle see the beauty all around you. This year’s snow created a wonderland, unusual for North Carolina and something to behold. When temperatures dip think of those who keep you warm with their kindness and generosity and who are there […]

ROUGH WATERS THIS WEEK

This week has seen rough waters for investors. The stock market looked bad at the end of trading on Wednesday. It had lost almost 800 points. Thursday it rallied and gained back nearly all it had lost. It seems this was triggered by an arrest of a Chinese tech official in Canada and the continuing […]

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