For Individuals

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.

The New Stimulus Bill Has Huge Impacts For Southern Oregon Businesses

Some huge news is happening for Southern Oregon business owners, that I'm sure you've heard rumors about, so I wanted to reach out to you quickly with some first-blush details.I also wanted to offer this:If you have business associates or friends who need help...

The TCJA And What It Means For Your Southern Oregon Business

Usually, in the week following the Super Bowl, I do a fun rundown on the various advertisements -- at least a short one. But this was an unusual year. Because unless you are a Patriots fan, everything about that game experience was boring, including the...

PPP Loan Forgiveness Clarified for the Self-Employed

July 24, 2020 ... How much is clarity worth? And how much is making things easier worth? A whole lot! We now have both the new (a) clarity and (b) easy road to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness for the self-employed with no employees. Get ready to...

Protecting Your Focus At All Costs by Brian Manthe

War drums beating in Iran.Impeachment (?) proceedings. Democratic primaries.Weird economic signals.There is literally SO MUCH that can rob you of your greatest asset as we move forward into 2020.And in case it wasn't obvious, I'm talking about your focus.As a local...

Happy Thanksgiving 2019 from Legacy CPA to you and yours

Right in the middle of the bloody depths of civil war, President Lincoln proclaimed the last Thursday of November as a national day of Thanksgiving which should take place every year.His entire Thanksgiving proclamation (written by his Secretary of State, William...

Everything You Need To Know About Tax Records For Southern Oregon Businesses

Tax season is over.Just like the North Pole elves in the Will Ferrell classic, Elf, perhaps your team could use a brief moment of celebration before getting back to work?Although it's a relief now, remember that tax season isn't a one-time occasion. The decisions you...

Four Non-Bank Options for Small Business Financing

When many people start a business, they do so using their own resources and funds. And there can be great wisdom to this ... retaining control, a more lucrative exit, etc.But it also puts your own personal resources on the line, and there are greater risks, as well as...

Strategy: Hire Family to Create Tax Benefits

July 9, 2020 ... As you know and have likely experienced, many small businesses have been hurt by the COVID-19 crisis.  Making smart moves right now can help ensure you emerge from the COVID-19 crisis and its aftermath a winner. In this article, we explain why one...

Outlining What Occurs During A Business Audit For Southern Oregon Businesses

Our Southern Oregon business owner clients come to us for lots of different reasons.Whether it's merely for straight tax work, cash flow management and forecasting, or direct accounting assistance, we wear many hats on behalf of our favorite business owners.But here's...

Optimizing Productive Time for You and Your Southern Oregon Team

How many times have you started work early -- and the next thing you knew it was 4PM ... and your instant reaction was: I haven't made any progress today on my most important stuff ?If you're like the rest of us: quite a few times -- and maybe "most of the...

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!