Tax Tips for Small Business Owners Fort Lauderdale, Fl.
Are you a small business owner agonize over tax time? You're far from alone. Taxes are the top stressors for most Americans, from individuals to business owners. However, small business owners often have more on their tax plates than the average American.
"Changes to current legislation and uncertainty about the future of tax reform present unique challenges—and opportunities—for small business owners," says Martin Mucci, president and CEO of Paychex. "As we enter the final weeks of 2017 and look ahead to 2018, our goal is to provide small business owners with the latest tax and regulatory considerations so they can position their businesses for continued success in the year ahead."
Successful money managers share a simple strategy: spend less than you make over a long period of time and invest the difference.
But the author of ESI Money, an online blog written by a reclusive “50-something retiree who has amassed a sizable net worth,” suggests a list of the 10 worst things you can do to sabotage your financial independence:
Rent growth is crawling at its slowest pace in five years, with rents up nationwide just 0.7 percent year-over-year, according to the recently released March Zillow® Real Estate Market Reports. Notably, rent growth in the West, which has led appreciation, is stalling. The median rent is now $1,408.
Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Svenja Gudell attributes the brake on appreciation to a more balanced supply/demand scenario.
"The slowdown in rental appreciating is mainly due to new construction finally meeting demand, and even outpacing demand in some areas," says Gudell.
Floods in your home are often unexpected. Whether from immense rain or a busted pipe, there is often little time to act. With this in mind, it’s important to have a few things prepped in case of a sudden flood.
Here are a few tips from Puzio to help homeowners prepare before a flood occurrence:
Survey: Saving a Top Priority For Millennials, but Impulse Spending a Major Barrier
One in three millennials (34 percent) ranked saving as their No. 1 goal for the year – ahead of living a healthy lifestyle (20 percent), paying off debt (19 percent), and losing weight (14 percent). But while saving was a top priority, a majority of millennials attributed their lack of saving to impulse buying (65 percent).
According to a recent survey from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ad Council, for older millennials - those born between the early 1980s and early 1990s - saving is crucial as they work toward major milestones in their lives.
Prices Inch Higher, Marking 19 Consecutive Quarterly Increases
U.S. house prices rose 1.3 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). This is the nineteenth consecutive quarterly price increase in the purchase-only, seasonally adjusted index.
House prices rose 5.7 percent from the first quarter of 2015 to the first quarter of 2016. This is the fourth consecutive year in which prices grew more than 5 percent. FHFA's seasonally adjusted monthly index for March was up 0.7 percent from February.
Starter Home Prices Rise in Midst of Limited Inventory
Fort Lauderdale, Fl
The Spring 2016 homebuying season will soon mark the sixth year into the housing recovery. With steadily rising property values and homeowners' equity, the housing market continues to regain its footing while mortgage delinquency and home foreclosures are falling to all-time lows since the 2007 housing downturn.
Early estimate shows the average home price in April reached $231,000, up 7.4 percent from the same period a year ago. At the current pace of the recovery, this spring and summer will soon mark the first time that home prices will rise above the 2006-2007 peak levels.