Ruth’s Blog

by | Jan 3, 2018 |

Getting through a tax audit with confidence

Being prepared is the best bet for getting through a tax audit with confidence. How can you prepare for a tax audit? There are several things to consider. Getting a tax audit can be stressful and even just getting a letter from the IRS could instill anxiety if you are...

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Eliminate tax surprises at year end!

Tax code is overwhelming and constantly changing. Learn more about depreciation rates, quarterly tax obligations and Affordable Care Act rules, in this short video from...

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Year-round bookkeeping and tax services!

You don't have to do it alone. We are here for you! As the end-of-year approaches, many small business owners find themselves dreading the upcoming tax season. Ruth E. Collins, CPA, LLC provides year-round bookkeeping and tax services for small businesses....

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A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping

The Fidelity Investments website states that "although estate planning can be a complex task, a well-informed plan can make a big difference in what is left for your loved ones." There's no time like the present, so why not make 2017 the year to get your...

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Could You Be a Victim of Cyber Crime?

According to the anti-virus company Norton (by Symantec): "Cybercrime has now surpassed illegal drug trafficking as a criminal moneymaker" and "Somebody’s identity is stolen every 3 seconds as a result of cybercrime." So, what are the potential threats to...

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Home Energy Efficiency Credit – Act fast!

Have you been contemplating some home improvements, such as a solar electric system or replacement windows? Is your water heater due for replacement (average life of 8 years)? Well, you might want to make your decision and act on it quickly. 2016 is the...

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