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May 27, 2021

Solar Panels Offer More than Tax Savings for Auto Dealers

Solar panel technology is nothing new. However, advancing technology and a concern for the environment created a wide push to adapt to more renewable energy sources. Many electric utility companies are developing or relying more heavily on wind farms, water-powered energy, and farms of solar panels. Some of them are offering credits to consumers for installing solar panels on their property and allowing them to buy any excess energy generated. As a car dealership, there are several benefits to converting… Read more ›

May 24, 2021

Eligible Parents Will Begin Receiving Advance Child Tax Credits July 15

The 2021 advance child tax credit (CTC) payments, which were established under a recent law, will begin being made on July 15, 2021, the IRS announced. The tax agency also stated that “roughly 39 million households — covering 88% of children in the United States — are slated to begin receiving monthly payments without any further action required.” Background Taxpayers are allowed a child tax credit for each qualifying child. The credit was temporarily expanded and made refundable for 2021 by… Read more ›

May 7, 2021

The Biden Administration Proposes Far-reaching Tax Overhaul

President Biden recently announced his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan (AFP), the third step in his Build Back Better policy initiative. The announcement followed the previous releases of the proposed $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan and the Made in America Tax Plan. These plans propose major investments in various domestic initiatives, such as expanded tax credits for families, offset with tax increases on high-income individual taxpayers and corporations. American Families Plan: Proposed tax changes for the wealthy The American Families… Read more ›

April 30, 2021

President Biden Details His Tax Proposals for Individuals in the American Families Plan

President Biden’s proposals for individual taxpayers were outlined in an April 28 address to Congress and in an 18-page fact sheet released by the White House. The “American Families Plan” contains tax breaks for low- and middle-income taxpayers and tax increases on those “making over $400,000 per year.” Here’s a summary of some of the proposals. Extended tax breaks – American Families Plan Extend the Child Tax Credit (CTC) increases in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) through 2025 and… Read more ›

April 27, 2021

Giving a Gift That Lasts: Teach Your Children Financial Literacy

A PDF copy of this article about teaching financial responsibilities to children can be found by clicking here.  Giving to our children comes naturally. As with any other family practice, our spending habits serve as a role model for our children. The conflict here generally comes with wanting to demonstrate our love through spending and at the same time teach appreciation, respect and responsibility in financial matters. The teaching and understanding of financial responsibilities starts at home. How comfortable is… Read more ›