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What Do I Need To File My Taxes For 2019? Here’s Margaret Tabb’s Checklist

What Do I Need To File My Taxes For 2019? Here’s Margaret Tabb’s Checklist

Oh, you thought that calendar on your phone was accurate, did you? You thought 2018 was DONE WITH. OVER. (Hurrah)? Whoops. The fact is that over the following weeks and months, you will be reliving all of your financial decisions from 2018 while we put together your tax return. We can’t go back and undo […]

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Professional Accounting Center, Inc.’s Holiday Prayer

Professional Accounting Center, Inc.’s Holiday Prayer

As you probably know if you are paying any kind of attention to events OUTSIDE of Baltimore Metropolitan Area (which, this week, you’d certainly be sane if you DIDN’T pay attention to the national news), the government is in “shutdown mode”. This means that unless the President and Congress can come together on a budget […]

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2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers

2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers

Wait, you thought I meant the holidays? Ha. As much as I love Andy Williams, what I REALLY mean is tax planning season. That is to say, year-end moves. 🙂 And next week, I’ll give you some generalized moves you can make that can affect your tax bill (in positive ways only). But the real […]

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The Art of Connecting With Influencers by Margaret Tabb

The Art of Connecting With Influencers by Margaret Tabb

Hanukkah is behind us, and Christmas (with its associated slowdown) is just about a week away. The world seems to quiet around that time, no matter your faith tradition, but here at Professional Accounting Center, Inc., these “holidays” are a bit of a misnomer. That’s because while we still seek very much to be present […]

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Margaret Tabb’s Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

Margaret Tabb’s Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

With the Thanksgiving leftovers mostly consumed by this point, we are turning our eyes to year-end matters. And this year, there are LOTS of things to consider as we approach 12-31-18. Because yes — the standard deduction this year has been significantly increased, and it might make sense for you to take that. Or, it […]

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Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That Baltimore Metropolitan Area Folks Should Consider

Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That Baltimore Metropolitan Area Folks Should Consider

Do you see that train barrelling towards the station? The one with “2018” all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn’t be happier about the fact. But what that means for our Baltimore Metropolitan Area clients and friends here at Professional Accounting Center, […]

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Margaret Tabb’s Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

Margaret Tabb’s Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

Is it just me, or does it feel like Thanksgiving week arrived suddenly this year? And how did it get here so fast? With so many momentous events over the past few weeks (elections, shootings, wildfires, and more), it feels a bit surreal — and incongruous, even — to think about pausing for the sake […]

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One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Baltimore Metropolitan Area — Generous Charitable Contributions

One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Baltimore Metropolitan Area — Generous Charitable Contributions

Now that we have a divided Congress again, we can all sit back and enjoy the gridlock that is headed our way. Or something. I don’t blame you if you tune out from politics — and I also don’t blame you if you find yourself jumping more intentionally into the fray. There’s lots to be […]

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What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Baltimore Metropolitan Area

What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Baltimore Metropolitan Area

I don’t know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we can all agree that it’s good to put all the shouting behind us. Er, well … […]

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One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Margaret Tabb Wants You To Avoid

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That Margaret Tabb Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space. The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences. But on top of it all, finding good information about how to rightly handle your […]

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