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Margaret Tabb’s Three Building Blocks To Healthy Personal Finances

Margaret Tabb’s Three Building Blocks To Healthy Personal Finances

It’s understandable if things might feel a little bit … shaky right now for you. If you pay attention to the media, you are seeing trade wars with China, uncertain stock markets, apocalyptic elections rumbling in the future, even the Apple juggernaut is seeing its empire show signs of trouble. All of these, by the […]

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College Is Expensive But Baltimore Metropolitan Area Families Can Save Big Through These Tax Breaks

College Is Expensive But Baltimore Metropolitan Area Families Can Save Big Through These Tax Breaks

What, you think I’m on vacation? Yes, the tax deadline has passed. But we’re still available, and handling post-deadline matters for Baltimore Metropolitan Area clients. But moving along to today’s subject: figuring out how to pay for college tuition. Things are different from the days when I considered college… I’m talking to Baltimore Metropolitan Area […]

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Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go? Margaret Tabb Breaks It Down

Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go? Margaret Tabb Breaks It Down

Before I get to your tax dollars, and where they went, I have a couple thoughts for you. We’re still settling down from the flurry of last week and the passing of the April 15th deadline. There were MANY more procrastinators this year than in years past, in my opinion because of so much confusion […]

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A Thank You To Our Baltimore Metropolitan Area Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season

A Thank You To Our Baltimore Metropolitan Area Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season

This has been one of the wildest tax seasons in recent memory. I saw a note from the IRS last Friday (the 12th) that as of that day, 50 million taxpayers had yet to file. LOTS of extensions happened out there, as all of the tax law changes caused a bunch of confusion. It’s our […]

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2018 Tax Extensions and Payment Options for Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers

2018 Tax Extensions and Payment Options for Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers

Yep. This is the final week, and the personal filing deadline (April 15th) is *so* close. It’s officially the final week of tax season — and we are working our tails off for you and our other Baltimore Metropolitan Area clients. But I’m still taking the time to step away for a moment and write […]

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An Under-Utilized Tax Break For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers: Summer Day Camp

An Under-Utilized Tax Break For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers: Summer Day Camp

Okay, that’s a joke. We’re so busy with our client work, we can’t really enjoy the college basketball or the new baseball season, but at least we still have April Fools. And yes, I know that day has already passed. More coffee please. But speaking of things getting past us — are YOU procrastinating with […]

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Margaret Tabb’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

Margaret Tabb’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

Apparently, there are some politics things happening these days. But even more apparently, the tax deadline is three weeks away. Politics? As the young people say, ain’t nobody got time for that. But you know what we DO have time for? Saving you a boatload on your taxes, and finding creative ways to do that, […]

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How Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers Can Support The Alabama Disaster Relief Effort

How Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers Can Support The Alabama Disaster Relief Effort

The college hoops brackets are set, and the madness begins. And, per the American Gaming Association, 47 million of us will be wagering $8.5 BILLION on this event. Which, of course, means that my mind immediately goes here. You see, we’ve already been knee-deep in our own version of March madness over here at Team […]

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Spending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Margaret Tabb

Spending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Margaret Tabb

Just about one month left before the tax deadline. As the parents say, the days are long, but the months are fast. And as we tax pros say, the days are long, and the days are long. But that’s simply because we’ve been getting to do some meaty, fun tax preparation work for our Baltimore […]

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Margaret Tabb’s Three Big Tax Scams And How To Beware

Margaret Tabb’s Three Big Tax Scams And How To Beware

Now we’re cooking with gas. After weeks of reports that refunds were down, last week’s data from the IRS shows a new trend. Although overall quantity of refunds are down, now the average refund is up 1.9%. After so many headlines to the contrary, I suppose that qualifies as good, national tax news. But here […]

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