Tag Archives: horse business tips

Bishop the Office Curate goes to Barktoberfest!

I know it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from the Office Curate, so I thought I would blog all about our recent trip to a local, fun and animal benefiting festival! On Sunday, October 5, 2014, my sister Ziva and I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TAX CHANGES (SO FAR) FOR 2013

  Fiscal cliff?  What does that mean to you?  No matter what happens taxes will be going up.  So more of your net income will go to taxes.  What can you do?  Analyze your expenses.  I suspect there is not … Continue reading

Posted in Equine, Income taxes, Marketing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rethink Your Capital Gains Strategy for 2012

The typical investment advice at year-end is to sell losing stocks to offset gains you have taken for the year. This year that strategy may just be the wrong way to go. Here’s why. The maximum rate on long-term capital … Continue reading

Posted in Income taxes, News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Some tax facts…

Tax tidbits to ponder: * The average tax refund on returns filed for 2011 was $2,983. * For this tax filing season, the IRS had 5,000 fewer employees than it had a year ago. * In 1995, 114,000 IRS employees … Continue reading

Posted in Income taxes, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wondering where you IRS refund is?

Here’s a quick update on recent IRS activities that might interest you. 2011 REFUNDS ARE DELAYED. Taxpayers are waiting longer for their tax refunds this year largely due to IRS efforts to catch fraudulent filings. According to a recent IRS … Continue reading

Posted in Income taxes, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Horse Business and Hobby Loss Issues – An Overview

With tax season in full gear, a worry heard this time of year, especially with the poor economy, is am I at risk for an audit? While the best defense is to be profitable, factors beyond your control may have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Interest expense and income taxes

I am working with a client as we prepare for their IRS audit and an issue that has become very common to many businesses in this economy. Credit cards are frequently being used to finance the operations of a business. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment