Washington State Estate Taxes

“Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin in a

Share
Donor Advised Fund – Part II

This the second in a series of blog posts about Donor Advised Fund (“DAF”) charitable contributions. In the interest of keeping these posts more bite-sized, each post will cover a few topics related to DAF contributions.

Share
Donor Advised Fund

This is another in a series of short blog posts about tax planning changes related to the 2017 Tax Act (now commonly referred to as “TCJA” – the 2017 Tax

Share
Online Sales Taxes After Wayfair

I could be a rambler from the seven dials I don’t pay taxes ’cause I never file I don’t do business that don’t make me smile I love my aeroplane

Share
Changes to Treatment of State Tax Deductions

State and local tax deduction explained One of the most talked about changes included in the 2017 Tax Act was a cap placed on the amount of state and local

Share
2017 Tax Bill Changes for Individuals

This will be the first in a series of short articles about the effects of the 2017 Tax Act on individuals. In addition to some sweeping changes in the taxation

Share
The Matching Principle

In finance and accounting, there’s a principle called “the matching principle”. In the 15th Century, an Italian Franciscan friar named Luca Pacioli was the first scholar to publish a detailed

Share
Thinking about paying off your mortgage?

So you’ve been living in your home for a few years now and you’ve noticed that your mortgage balance is getting to an amount that you could possible pay off

Share
Year-end tax planning for 2016 – Part 5

What the hell just happened? Now that the elections are over for this cycle, are there any additional year end tax planning techniques that taxpayers should consider? The answer depends

Share
Year-end tax planning for 2016 – Part 4

This is the fourth in a series of posts covering year-end tax planning ideas for 2016.  Here we’ll discuss a grab bag of ideas covering a few different areas. Deferring

Share