The Most Controversial Tax Codes

If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that there’s nothing we can all agree on, and nowhere is this as true as when we talk about taxes. Are tax cuts good? Bad? Should we make it easier for cash-strapped folks to buy houses, or harder for them to spend money they don’t have? The following… Read More »

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Toy Arrows and Rum- A Section 179 Blunder.

  I’m afraid we delve into politics again, my friends (I’m sorry,  I just seemed to have heard this statement a lot.) And I have to admit, I’m a little riled up. As you know, I’m a champion of Section 179 and I think it’s the best tax incentive for small business of all time. And I love… Read More »

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A debate question I'd like to ask the candidates

So let’s pretend I’m sitting up there with the presidential debate moderators. Or, if you have a hard time picturing me there, pretend I snuck in (this is far more likely) and get picked to ask a question for Barack Obama and John McCain to debate. What would it be? Perhaps some intricate question on the socioeconomic challenges… Read More »

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Summer is leaving, but Section 179 is heating up

I’m going to do this every so often because I feel so strongly about it. Here’s another reminder that THIS year is THE year to take advantage of Section 179. For those who don’t know, I’ll recap Section 179 a bit essentially. It’s a small and medium business tax deduction meant to spur equipment purchases by these businesses.… Read More »

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Cornered at the family reunion (or, why we don’t finance equipment for startups.)

Family reunions are interesting. Especially with my family. One of the fun things about any family reunion are those fringe relatives that you really don’t know, but have a vague idea about them and what they do. And vice-versa, of course. To give an example of what I mean, I have 2 cousins who never really see each… Read More »

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