Tax Benefits for New Parents

I was blessed with my first two grandbabies this summer! (Stone Alexander and Grace Jenna) While Grammie won’t realize any tax benefits from the birth of these two babies, their parents will become eligible for a whole new set of tax breaks.   Dependents   Claiming your son or daughter as a dependent will shelter[…]

Peer Review for CPAs

I recently went through my first peer review for my CPA practice.  I must confess, the preparation was a lot more stressful than I had anticipated.  Not as difficult as preparing for an IRS audit, but nonetheless, I wanted to make sure my information was in perfect condition for the peer reviewer.  I even asked[…]

A Little Accounting History

The spring semester started last week.  I’m teaching Intermediate Accounting and Advanced Taxation this semester for Tarleton State University at their Waco satellite campus.  Same as every spring semester, but this time, Hannah, my youngest, is in my Intermediate Accounting class.  Kind of unusual, kind of nice…we’ll see how the semester goes.  Her birthday is[…]