Category: Les Merritt News

WEATHER UNPREDICTABLE

What makes weather unpredictable? The process is based on multiple data fed into supercomputers to arrive at forecasts. Although not always correct, current predictions are much improved over those of just 10 years ago. First predictions were published yearly in the Farmers Almanac. Those forecasts (which are still published today) use a secret formula that […]

PROCRASTINATORS, START YOUR ENGINES!

For those of you procrastinators who haven’t begun on your taxes, you will need to file an extension. Almost all of you will need to file a form (4868) to get additional time for your taxes. Your CPA or tax preparer can file that for you or you may be able to do so yourself. […]

APRIL 15 IS NEAR

Today it is less than 40 days until your personal taxes are due on April 15. Corporate returns are due next week. Have you begun or finished your taxes? There are numerous changes to the tax code this year so you might need some help. Check with a CPA to get your personal taxes completed […]

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 […]

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