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College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

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Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

The Most Likely Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail In Bozeman, MT

It's always been hard-scrapping for small business owners in Bozeman, MT. We've all heard the old adage: At least 85% and maybe as high as 98% of new small businesses fail before they hit the five year mark. That rate may have been even higher over the past decade....

What Are My Chances of Getting Audited? 11 Tips For Bozeman, MT Small Businesses

On March 15th, 2018, Subchapter S Corporation (S-corps, for short), have their tax returns due. We're already on top of things for our Bozeman, MT clients, but this is a quick reminder to you to make sure that we've communicated, and that your books don't contain any...

Tax Return Review and 2018 TCJA Planning Session for Bozeman, MT Businesses

I'm going to take a moment to address you who might NOT be using our services thus far. There's a word or two for current Bonnie Van Dyke, CPA, PC clients here as well, but allow me to explain. You see, sometimes, you just know you need to make a change, but the...

How To Find a Business Mentor In Bozeman, MT

We're knee-deep in extension-land for some of our individual and family clients from Bozeman, MT (extensions due in about a week). And I'm glad to say that we've been able to help a lot of families keep far more in their pockets than if they had used the "drag and...

How To Eliminate Bad Business Debt In Your Bozeman, MT Small Business

There's a bunch of "business" I need to communicate today, before I get to my discussion of your Bozeman, MT business debt. That's because the personal filing deadline is Tuesday, April 17th, and the majority of our Bozeman, MT business clients also have us handle...

A Bozeman, MT Business Owner’s Simple Plan For Dealing With Angry Customers

Even in the middle of the intensity of the busy tax filing season in Bozeman, MT, we occasionally become the target for somebody's frustration. Over the years, and especially when things are busy and stressful, we've had to learn about how to best handle matters when...

Financial Behaviors For Bozeman, MT Business Owners (Part 2)

For many Bozeman, MT business owners, the Memorial Day weekend is sometimes one that can feel a little lonely. While many of those around you are floating on a boat with a fishing pole in the water, or firing up the backyard grill, there you are in the office or in...

Tax Paperwork Checklist

Already, we have many, Bozeman, MT tax clients who have filed, have received refunds and have never been more pleased with their filing experience…

The First Thing You Need To Do

Set it as your personal goal to increase (or start) your household money moving in these directions:

Five Financial and Tax Strategies For Bozeman, MT Small Businesses

It's increasingly clear to all of us that our present "cultural moment" can take a toll on any Bozeman, MT person's mind who isn't vigilant. Constant connectedness to those who are (by their very vocation) incentivized to highlight change, chaos and fear is more...

How You're Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!