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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?

Estate Planning Done Right

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

How To Pay Off Credit Card Debt Early

Did you know that credit card debt can be harmful to your health? While it's difficult to imagine anyone creating harm for themselves when using their credit cards, this should give you pause if that next purchase adds to a seriously overweight credit card balance. In...

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...

The First Thing You Need To Do

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

Brand Leverage: How to Maximize your Bozeman, MT Small Business’ Strengths

Some nice news from the oh-so-kind people at the IRS. Shoot, I probably should have told you this sooner, so you could EAT BETTER.The "meals" deduction is back!Per the guidance released earlier this month, we can once again deduct MEALS for business. (Entertainment is...

Americans Urged to Choose Tax Preparers Carefully

(Article repost from www.cpapracticeadvisor.com) With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the most sweeping tax reform legislation in more than 30 years now in effect, some taxpayers may choose to have a paid professional prepare their tax returns this year even if they’ve...

What Is The Proper Role Of A Bozeman, MT Small Business Owner?

Firstly, I gotta say -- we're past the midpoint of October, and, well ... the calendar is speeding up.Sure, looking back from an historical perspective might still enable us to find some deductions. But by the time the end of the year hits, it'll be too late to fix...

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...

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…

10 Simple Fraud Protection Safeguards Bozeman, MT Companies Should Implement

Things have been cranking at the Bonnie Van Dyke, CPA, PC offices of late! We have had a steady stream of new Bozeman, MT clients calling, emailing and coming through our doors. But it's also because of all of the questions we are fielding about the new tax law...

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!