Tax Attic August 22, 2013

The hottest topic on the accountant/tax professional seminar circuit of today is not income tax; it’s the Affordable Care Act or as it is more commonly called: Obamacare. I get emails daily marketing two hour classes or webinars, four hour classes or webinars, and eight hour classes or webinars. I’m not sure about the eight […]

Tax Attic August 15, 2013

In sports, there is a marketing problem when the same people or teams win all or most of the time. How do you market the sport or the league when it’s a foregone conclusion that unless something unique happens, we all know who is going to win? A few years ago, the world of golf […]

Tax Attic August 8, 2013

All of us encounter “phishing” expeditions in today’s seemingly anything goes communication environment. We receive emails from purported loan financing companies saying our latest payment bounced and demanding that we verify our bank information or our loan will be immediately called. They are phishing for our personal banking information and urgently demand that we email […]

Tax Attic August 1, 2013

I opened one of my favorite sections of Sunday’s Grand Rapids Press, the Sports, and found an interesting article detailing the fact that three people were being posthumously inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. What is interesting is that for only the second time in the last 42 years, no currently eligible players who […]

Tax Attic July 25, 2013

I finally got to visit New York City. Deb has been there a couple of times but I just haven’t had the opportunity to get there. Even though it was approximately 100 degrees daily, we saw sights that can be seen only in New York. It was definitely worth the wait. We toured Liberty Island, […]