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In conjunction with the National Financial Literacy Month, Vanessa Birman, CPA will be giving a one hour presentation titled "Financial Scrapbooking" on April 23, 2018. This event will be held at 6:30pm at the Caledonia Branch of the Kent District Library. The presentation will highlight the importance of creating a scrapbook for essential financial records such as insurance policies, retirement accounts and investments, as well as give insight on how to organize your information. A financial scrapbook is not only beneficial for financial planning, but also for emergencies and end-of-life arrangements. Creating this valuable tool enables all information to be stored in one location.
The presentation will be held at 6:30pm on April 23, 2018 at the Caledonia Branch of the Kent District Library, located at 6260 92nd Street SE, Caledonia, MI 49316.
EHTC's own Vanessa Birman, CPA, will be leading a class on "financial scrapbooking" at the Caledonia Branch of the Kent District Library on April 25, 2017. The class will offer insight on creating a scrapbook for important financial records such as insurance policies, retirement accounts and investments. The scrapbook is beneficial for financial planning, emergencies and end-of-life arrangements. This is a valuable asset to enable all documents to be stored in one location.
Margie S. (Gerencer) Brown, CPA/MBA/CGMA was recently named a top Certified Public Accountant in Grand Rapids, MI by America Top 10. The list was compiled by an independent organization who uses referrals from the public to be a successful resource for local communities. The article stated the benefits of working with someone you are comfortable with, along with the importance of having a strong connection with your CPA. With Margie's extensive knowledge, mixed with her friendly personality, it is no wonder she was honored! Congratulations, Margie!
It's award season in Hollywood. It's also the beginning of tax season and time to start thinking about the annual filing ritual. Nobody likes taxes but some are worse than others. In the spirit of the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Grammys, etc., here are six candidates for the most-hated taxes in America.
For many individuals and businesses, ringing in the New Year has been bittersweet. That's because some of their favorite federal income tax breaks expired on December 31, 2013. Continue reading to see which deductions and credits are gone, unless Congress votes to retroactively extend them for 2014.