2018

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New parents have their work cut out for them. Not only are they dealing with lost sleep, they also face the extra cost of raising a child. At least there are a lot of potential tax breaks available to them. Check out this list and share it with any new parents you know.
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The 19th annual Iowa sales tax holiday on select clothing and footwear is set for Friday, August 3rd and Saturday, August 4th.
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Your child’s senior year of high school is not the time to start planning on how you are going to pay for college. The estimated cost to attend one of Iowa’s state universities this year is more than $20,000, including tuition, room and board, books and other fees. Watch Paula Rogers, CPA, president and partner at Terry Lockridge & Dunn, in this video discuss college savings plans and what you should know about them.
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Summer used to be a time to unwind and make minor tweaks to your annual tax and financial plans. But a tidal wave of new tax laws changes all that. We are here to help you navigate the uncharted waters of the new and modified tax laws, and give you straightforward answers about how the changes will affect you today and into the future.
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If you own or are considering purchasing a home, you can take advantage of many tax benefits. We have outlined six of the most commonly used homeowner tax breaks.
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Airbnb, VRBO and other home sharing applications make it easy to generate some income on your home or vacation property. Do you know the rules to ensure you are not creating an unexpected tax situation?
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed by Congress in a hurry late last year, and the IRS and tax preparers have been working to digest some of the thornier issues created by the tax overhaul.
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Please join Terry Lockridge & Dunn’s Rhonda Andrews, Partner, and Brandon Yuska, CPA, Manager, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm on Wednesday, June 20th, in our Cedar Rapids office, to learn how QuickBooks® Desktop 2018 can be used more effectively and efficiently.
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Health care coverage gaps happen. Whether because of job loss or an extended sabbatical between gigs, you may find yourself without health care for a period. Here are some tax consequences you should know about, as well as tips to fix a coverage gap.
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Given the escalating costs of health insurance, Medicare has become an increasingly important component of a retirement plan. This article reviews the four "parts" offered through Medicare and private insurance carriers.
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