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My most viewed post of 2013 Also prompted the most comments, and it was a question post. Received a lot of great comments too. Interesting that in different parts of the Country, rules and regulations are so different. We all want to do the best for our clients, so the more we know to get that ...
Last chance to lower your taxes for 2013 Outside of 401K, IRA and other retirement contribution deductions, you only have the next few days to make any deduction to lower your taxes for 2013. For whatever reason you have to take those expenses now instead of waiting for 2014 to pay them, it could...
Christmas in Staten Island, New York 2013 Folks, a lot of work went into these homes for the Christmas season. I would like to thank them for the beautiful display. Below is a link to see just a few of these beauties. Click on the link and when you see s photo, click on it to see the slideshow...
Promise made, promise kept. Lifetime guarantee story. Fourteen years ago we purchased a new kitchen faucet. Had a lifetime guarantee. A few months ago we call the company, American Standard, to see about a replacement for our old faucet. After verifying ownership and address, they sent us a new...
John Gambling, Rambling with Gambling It’s Truly the end of an era. Today December 20, 2013 was the last broadcast of “Rambling with Gambling” talk radio show on WOR, 710 on the AM dial. If you google the name, John Gambling, you will see a ton of information about this great talk show host. I r...
Just received this email from a friend. Subject: 12 Days of Christmas What in the world do leaping lords, French hens, swimming swans, and especially the partridge who won't come out of the pear tree have to do with Christmas? This week, I found out. From 1558 until 1829, Roman Catholics in Eng...
I just received this email from a friend and I'm sharing with everyone. I checked this out at Snopes. They said "True". BSH I feel this is worth passing along. With the holidays coming up, I can see where this could be a real problem. The newest virus circulating is the UPS/Fed Ex/USPS...
Moon over New York City I was just testing my new camera attachment to my telescope and was very happy with what I saw. Image is from my Nikon D-5200 camera and my "Short Tube" telescope from Orion Telescope. Don't be afraid to click on full screen.
Did you get a call from 585 205-8208 I did and the caller said it was the IRS. Now why would the IRS CALL me? If there were anything amiss with my returns, wouldn't they write to me via regular mail? Be very careful here, just the name IRS makes some folks drop their guard and start talking. Whe...