Lillian Turner -Bowman Discloses The Starting Point For Tax Planning

Last week, I wrote to you that we would be giving some attention to “tax planning”. If you’re not entirely familiar with the term, it’s the process by which you make moves NOW (before year-end) that can pay off in significant savings by the time we actually fill out your tax returns for you in the winter or spring. Believe … Read More

Lillian Turner -Bowman Discloses The Starting Point For Tax Planning

Lillian Turner -Bowman’s Top 5 Ways to Confront Worries

First, I’d like to put out a little mini-fire that’s been raging on the interwebs a little: No — Federal tax refunds are NOT being delayed until October 15, 2015. Sometimes, satire is so close to what’s *actually* happened that it takes on a level of “truthiness” that gives it legs. That’s what happened here. An article from a website … Read More

Lillian Turner -Bowman’s Top 5 Ways to Confront Worries

Will, Trust, Or Nothing: Lillian Turner -Bowman Helps You Weigh Your Options

I’ve recently received some emails expressing confusion about the current estate tax situation, and implications for elderly parents. The facts are that many people will be caught uninformed about *exactly* what their options are for their families when they deal with caring for the elderly, esp. as it relates to their finances and estate. One of the biggest problems is … Read More

Will, Trust, Or Nothing: Lillian Turner -Bowman Helps You Weigh Your Options

Lillian Turner -Bowman Reveals 2 More Of Your Money Mistakes In Plain Sight

First of all, there’s this: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/tompor/2014/09/21/susan-tompor-tax-refunds-will-be-cut-for-some-who-get-health-credits/15958211/ Health insurance is set to now become part of our tax preparation process. This is the opening salvo. If you have friends who received one of these notices, we can help. Send them our way: (718) 953-6455 But moving on, I wrote a few weeks ago about the hidden financial mistakes which even some … Read More

Lillian Turner -Bowman Reveals 2 More Of Your Money Mistakes In Plain Sight

Lillian Turner -Bowman Uncovers Your Money Mistakes In Plain Sight

In the course of our daily work here at Lillian’s Professional Services , we not only work with tax forms and legal/financial documents a TON … but we also get a regular crash course, via those documents, on how people (our clients, mostly) have arrived to the place where they actually have something to *protect*. In short, we get to … Read More

Lillian Turner -Bowman Uncovers Your Money Mistakes In Plain Sight

New York/New Jersey metro Tax Expert on Making Sure Your 2014 Taxes Are Done Right

Labor day comes at me like a rush, every year. There’s a corporate tax deadline on the 15th of September to keep me busy and focused … but the truth of the matter is that the beginning of fall means that my team and I start to get real focused now. Winter is coming. (Which means tax season.) We’ve been … Read More

New York/New Jersey metro Tax Expert on Making Sure Your 2014 Taxes Are Done Right

Lillian Turner -Bowman’s Strategy for Writing Off Almost Anything

Being a New York/New Jersey metro tax professional, I get all kinds of questions throughout the year when it comes to taxes. But whether at social gatherings, sporting events or even business networking functions, one of the most common ones I receive is: Can I write this off? Well, allow me, today, to set the record straight on all this for … Read More

Lillian Turner -Bowman’s Strategy for Writing Off Almost Anything

Re: A salve for all this chaos

If you’ve been paying attention to the news the last few weeks, it seems that we’ve been reeling a bit as a nation, and on the world stage. However, it looks like the Ebola mess may be a little more contained than was initially feared (though still very terrible). The mess in the Middle East is no less hairy, but … Read More

Re: A salve for all this chaos

A salve for all this chaos

Israel and Palestine. The Ukraine and Russia. The mess at the border (and in Congress). Ebola. And in the middle of it all, we’re all facing our own private fears, struggles and frustrations. So … may I remind you of a few things? Turner -Bowman’s Key Reminder #1: What you choose to “ingest” over these next few days will greatly impact … Read More

A salve for all this chaos

Let’s Start a Conversation…

Lillian Bowman here, your tax professional. I know that we haven’t posted much before, but starting this week I’m hoping that you and I can have a conversation. You see, there hasn’t been an environment like the one we’re now facing in this economy and in our nation for quite a while. The fact is-I know you’ve got questions…about personal … Read More

Lillian BowmanLet’s Start a Conversation…