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Margaret Tabb’s Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction

Margaret Tabb’s Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction

We’re all still basking in the World Champion US Women’s Soccer Team over here in the Professional Accounting Center, Inc. offices. Pretty amazing to see so much excellence, and on behalf of our country. Here’s to hoping for continued unification within our culture in the aftermath. There’s lots of conversation about different pay scales for […]

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Three FAFSA Tips to Help Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers Get Their High School Grads Ready for College

Three FAFSA Tips to Help Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers Get Their High School Grads Ready for College

Independence Day is this week. Bombs. Patriotism. Picnics. Barbecue. All those things. I often write about “financial independence” this time of year (yes, I like the puns) … and when I do, invariably I get contacted by a few clients (or former clients), who communicate that they are pretty dispirited about their personal situation, that […]

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Four Ways the IRS Reform Bill Helps Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers Like You (and Me)

Four Ways the IRS Reform Bill Helps Baltimore Metropolitan Area Taxpayers Like You (and Me)

Believe it or not, 2019 is almost halfway over (!). We’re through the summer solstice, the days get shorter from here on out, and here at Team Professional Accounting Center, Inc. we begin to turn our eyes more directly at 2020. We’re pretty thrilled by the opportunity, because it means we get that much more […]

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Tax-Smart Ways to Run a Savvy Baltimore Metropolitan Area Side Hustle

Tax-Smart Ways to Run a Savvy Baltimore Metropolitan Area Side Hustle

I’m so old, I still remember the days when “hashtags” were only about a particular button on your phone. Yep, the world has shifted massively underfoot. You know it; we all know it. And one of the developments we’ve all seen is the proliferation of news feed gurus, ready and willing to help you start […]

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Key Tips For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Newlyweds On Marriage and Taxes

Key Tips For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Newlyweds On Marriage and Taxes

Do you know what the number one month is for weddings? Check today’s date and there it is: June. With that fact in mind, I’m not sure where you currently fall on the wedding spectrum… Are many of your friends getting married? Are your friends’ kids getting married? And if you or someone close to […]

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Professional Accounting Center, Inc. Sheds Light on Some of the Highest State Sales Tax Rates

Professional Accounting Center, Inc. Sheds Light on Some of the Highest State Sales Tax Rates

No, the IRS is not shutting down their operations — there is still (and probably ever will be) a federal income tax. But states are a different story… This being travel season, and the season during which some of our clients turn their eyes towards making a move, I thought I’d give you some info […]

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New Ideas For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Students To Pay For College

New Ideas For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Students To Pay For College

I recently wrote about the cost of raising children, but there was one glaring omission: college. But imagine if you had sent your son to Morehouse College. Here’s what happened there this month… On Sunday, May 19th, investor and philanthropist, Robert F. Smith, shocked 400 graduating students from all-male Morehouse College when, in his commencement […]

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Making Children Less Costly For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

Making Children Less Costly For Baltimore Metropolitan Area Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

To be clear, children are costly in the best way possible. Once the dust settles from changing diapers, sweeping floors, slapping bandaids on booboos, driving to sports practice, attending back-to-school meetings, saving for college, and buying countless goldfish crackers … you realize children are a lot of work. They’re also monetarily costly. Depending on your […]

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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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