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The Many Reasons to E-File Your Tax Return

27/02/14 8:00 am | Comments (1) | Posted By:

As you may be aware, for the last few years the Internal Revenue Service has been strongly urging taxpayers to file their income tax returns electronically. Tax return preparers have been required to IRS e-file individual income tax returns since 2012, with certain allowable exceptions. One of those exceptions is that the taxpayer can opt-out of...

Reno/Tahoe should host the Olympics

20/02/14 10:02 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

Watching the Winter Olympics in Russia makes me wonder if they will ever grace Reno/Tahoe in my lifetime. It has been over 50 years since Squaw Valley hosted the Olympics and I wasn’t alive to see that.  Tahoe certainly has the snow, even in this drought.  The storm from early February would have been a saving grace for the Olympics that are sta...

IRS issues delay on employees health insurance mandate

13/02/14 10:41 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  On Monday, February 10, the IRS announced that it is delaying the shared-responsibility requirement under Sec. 4980H of the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) for employers who have 50 to 99 full-time equivalent employees in 2014. These employers will now have until 2016 to offer health care coverage to their employees.  However,...

Come Rain or no Rain…Buy Local First

06/02/14 10:42 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  Surveyors measured the snowpack in the Sierra Nevada in January 2014, and the results are more proof of Nevada and California's severe drought:  The California Department of Water Resources said the snowpack was 12 percent of average for this time of the year, the lowest level since electronic record-keeping began in 1960 . Prior to today, ...