Recently a financial planner was referred to me in hopes of networking. She said she needed a good CPA to refer her clients to. When I said I wasn’t a CPA but an EA, she paused and said, “but I can only refer to CPAs".
Recently I received a call from a client saying he wanted to “help” his employees and have them all be independent contractors. He felt this was a “win-win” because his employees could write-off unreimbursed expenses that were lost with the passage of the Jobs Act and he can save money on payroll taxes, insurance, etc.
“I don’t want to pay any taxes”. If I had a $1.00 for every time a client said that to me, I would be sitting on the beach in Bora Bora sipping on Mai Tai’s and have someone else preparing my taxes!
Recently I went on a blind date. My matchmaker gave me the important stats: 5’11, blue eyes, CPA, successful, intelligent, and lives within a 20 mile radius. Per her, “we were a perfect match."
It is very common to hear people say they hate going to the dentist. I hate going to the dentist.
Remember the “stated” loan? It’s also called the “liar loan” or the “loan that crashed our housing market”.
About two weeks ago an old high school friend found me on Facebook.
In early July I was asked to speak at a “First Time Homebuyer” seminar. As it turns out the room was filled mostly with realtors and only and handful of first time homebuyers.
Per the Center for American Progress, “Jobs are down 38 percent since 2006 in residential construction alone.