A New York/New Jersey Metro Tax Professional’s Valentine’s Day Plan

Valentine's Day plan

Whatever you might think about the New England Patriots, it’s nearly impossible not to respect their prowess on the football field. And there are plenty of storylines we can all take away from that epic game: * Apparently it’s a good year to be a man with a foreign-model wife, with a sketchy history with the rules and who is … Read More

A New York/New Jersey Metro Tax Professional’s Valentine’s Day Plan

What To Look For In a New York/New Jersey Metro Tax Professional

Tax Professional

The world is awash in shouting these days. Can you feel it? It’s tax season, and so I’m not spending much time in Facebook, but I know for a fact that there is a lot of anger, frustration and noise about politics. So much so that it seems everywhere you turn these days somebody is agitating over something. Can I … Read More

What To Look For In a New York/New Jersey Metro Tax Professional

Common Tax Return Errors To Avoid For New York / New Jersey Metro Self-Preparers

Tax Return

The Super Bowl teams are set, the new President is inaugurated … why does it feel like things are still going so fast? Perhaps, for me and my team, it’s because we finally are able to submit tax returns to the IRS (they began receiving them on Monday the 23rd). But it’s also just the time of year when there … Read More

Common Tax Return Errors To Avoid For New York / New Jersey Metro Self-Preparers

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s Rule From The Successful

Successful

I have to first get this off my chest, before we get to the orders of business for today. A New York/New Jersey Metro friend who was watching football the other day asked me about a commercial he saw from a “popular” tax chain (who shall remain nameless) that is heavily advertising “free” tax preparation. Leaving aside the fact that … Read More

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s Rule From The Successful

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s Tax Preparation Checklist

tax preparation

I shared my “resolutions” last week, and it was really nice to see the response, and to know that many of our New York/New Jersey Metro clients are equally excited for the opportunity to put new legs to a new year … and to make 2017 (much) better than 2016. I remember seeing a study in the Journal of Personality … Read More

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s Tax Preparation Checklist

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

Well, here we are in 2017. Rather eerie, in my opinion. As the holidays wind down, it means no more extended family (which might be a relief?), no more parties, no more presents. Just … daily life in New York/New Jersey Metro. And, in my opinion, this coming week is actually crucial to how the rest of your year goes. … Read More

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s New Year’s Resolutions

4 Last Minute Tax Savings Ideas For New York/New Jersey Metro Taxpayers

tax savings

I woke up Monday morning, after the wonderful holiday weekend … and I had a realization: “After today, there are only FIVE days left in 2016.” Perhaps not a genius realization — fine. BUT, if you’re smart about how you handle these days, you can pay yourself quite well when tax time rolls around. The VERY good news is that … Read More

4 Last Minute Tax Savings Ideas For New York/New Jersey Metro Taxpayers

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s Holiday Season Prayer

Holiday Season

I came in to the office this morning, and I noticed that traffic is already a little lighter around town. Many of us are still working, but I have plenty of friends who have already taken time away from work, starting today. Whatever your faith background, it’s hard to ignore the holiday clamor. In my opinion, it’s a crying shame … Read More

Lillian Turner-Bowman’s Holiday Season Prayer

Fake News & Four Online Privacy Tips By Lillian Turner-Bowman

Fake News

There’s a lot of talk these days about fake news — which is interesting, because most of us have realized for quite some time that much of the news is glorified “PR” in the first place. But before I get there, here is some information that is NOT fake… A bunch of tax deadlines were just released to us by … Read More

Fake News & Four Online Privacy Tips By Lillian Turner-Bowman

Thoughts On Millennials, Following Your Dreams & Career Choices In New York/New Jersey Metro

Following Your Dreams

It’s getting real around our Lillian’s Professional Services offices these days. Our busiest time of year is definitely during “tax season”, but we are in our intense preparatory stage for it AND so are our (smarter) clients. We have no complaints, and we love our clients … but it does add some oomph to the holiday rush. And one of … Read More

Thoughts On Millennials, Following Your Dreams & Career Choices In New York/New Jersey Metro