Duane Bishoff On Carving Away The Fear

I wrote this piece a couple months ago to my business clients and colleagues, whom I keep in touch with outside of these “Personal Strategy Notes”, and I felt that as we turn the corner into March (and we’re staving off the lions, hoping for lambs), it was something that ALL of my contacts should hear. It’s about how we … Read More

mraccineDuane Bishoff On Carving Away The Fear

Bishoff’s Top 11 Overlooked Tax Deductions for 2014

As I’m sure you’ve heard me say before, it’s a good idea to check the accuracy of those tax statements you receive in the mail. Well, on Friday the 20th (Friday afternoon being the perfect time for dumping this junk into the media), those of us who were paying attention found out that almost 1 million taxpayers who purchased Obamacare … Read More

mraccineBishoff’s Top 11 Overlooked Tax Deductions for 2014

A Tax Pro’s Valentine

The tax world was roiling late last week over some fraud detected from within TurboTax. Here is the story: http://onforb.es/1DNkQot Essentially, the makers of the software detected a level of fraud occurring in state tax return submissions that made them decide to completely shut down submission of those returns for a period of time. Eventually, they determined that the apparent … Read More

mraccineA Tax Pro’s Valentine

Duane Bishoff Suggests You Don’t Just Pass Along Money …

We’re knee-deep in tax forms and legal documentation this week (with a nice little dash of healthcare forms thrown in, new for this year). Our families miss us (though apparently, according to the commercial last night, all will be forgiven if I purchase my child a Nissan Maxima), and we’re still in the first quarter of OUR yearly Super Bowl. … Read More

mraccineDuane Bishoff Suggests You Don’t Just Pass Along Money …

Duane Bishoff Discusses When Our Tax Policy Affects Families

For us here at Bishoff + Associates, PLLC … well, things are heating up. Tax documents are trickling out (organizations have until Monday, Feb. 2 to send everything your way), electronic filing of returns became possible last week (we’ve already filed more than a few!) … and our phone has begun to ring with regularity [(813) 356-0400 in case you … Read More

mraccineDuane Bishoff Discusses When Our Tax Policy Affects Families

Duane Bishoff Uncovers A Case of Misplaced Trust

Now is around the time when things begin to really crank for us around here. It’s the week which the IRS is opening up actual e-filing (as of Tuesday, the 20th), and many people have received all of their paperwork necessary for completing their returns. But there’s also a temptation that I hope you’ll resist. Sadly, my writing this could … Read More

mraccineDuane Bishoff Uncovers A Case of Misplaced Trust

Bishoff’s 2015 Tax Time Document Chase List

What happened last week in Paris was a horror show for those of us living in an ostensibly free society. Outrage, shock, argument — all of these things have been roiling through the last week, as we’ve watched. I’m sure you felt similar. And, well, life has a tendency to keep on pulling us along, even as we attempt to … Read More

mraccineBishoff’s 2015 Tax Time Document Chase List

What You MUST Know About Health Care Tax (2014)

As much of the nation and world has been enjoying this holiday season, my team and I have been preparing for a season of a different kind — TAX season. And sure, we’ve certainly been pausing to meditate on the beauty of THIS season, but it just so happens to always coincide at the dawn of our busiest time of … Read More

mraccineWhat You MUST Know About Health Care Tax (2014)

This Year-End Tax Plan Can Save You Hundreds

December is officially with us. It’s cold. And time is running out. By that I mean that we are ONE MONTH away from year-end. That’s one month away from doing anything positive to affect your tax burden (with the exception of IRA contributions and a few other various back-dating strategies that are allowed). So here’s a quick and dirty tax … Read More

mraccineThis Year-End Tax Plan Can Save You Hundreds

Thankful for the Journey at Bishoff + Associates, PLLC

Activity is relatively slow around here this week, and it always puts me in a meditative mood. Thanksgiving is nice because it’s not quite yet the “calm before the storm” which the December holidays represent (right before tax season, as they are). This is a week when I get to gear up … but I do so by looking back. … Read More

mraccineThankful for the Journey at Bishoff + Associates, PLLC