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Fiscal Cliff Averted? It All Depends.

Search the term “fiscal cliff averted” and you’ll get about 57 million hits in a quarter of a second.  Is that proof enough that we did, in fact, avoid a cataclysmic spill over a scary economic precipice?  As a nation, … Continue reading

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Tax Planning for the Fiscal Cliff and Beyond- Business and Individual Planning

The holidays will soon be behind us and the new-year-new-you weight-loss ads will start to appear. That means it’s time to begin thinking – and planning – for year-end tax strategies to minimize the April 15th tax bite. Traditional tax-reduction … Continue reading

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BP Deepwater Horizon Spill Settlement – Your Business May Qualify for Compensation

The new Deepwater Horizon Court-Supervised Settlement is now open and accepting claims. This new program is a dramatic shift from the prior Gulf Coast Claims facility headed by Kenneth Feinburg.  Your businesses may qualify even if not located on the … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast Property Owners Can Receive Over $1,000

Do you own a condo on the Gulf Coast?  If you owned it on April 20, 2010, you are eligible for a payment being administered by the U.S. District Court-Eastern District of Louisiana because of the Deepwater Horizon Economic & … Continue reading

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2011/2012 Year-End/Year-Round Tax Planning Guide

At Dent, Baker & Company, LLP, we are committed to being your most trusted advisor. Our tax professionals are dedicated to providing comprehensive methods for determining tax-saving strategies, helping you accomplish your financial goals and preserve your family’s wealth. To … Continue reading

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Individual and Business Income Tax Overhaul Taking Shape

As the debate continues over raising the federal debt limit, lawmakers have also turned their attention to how individual and business income taxes can be overhauled to reduce the federal deficit. As usual, these discussions will center on who pays … Continue reading

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