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TAX BLOG: Elizabeth J. Moreau, CPA/ABV, CVA
Liz is a partner in the tax department of Broussard Poché, LLP with more than 20 years of experience in virtually every dimension of tax. She’s cultivated a wealth of knowledge in areas of corporate taxation, financial analysis and business appraisal. She shares her knowledge here, on the Broussard Poché, LLP, Blog.
AUDIT BLOG: John L. Istre, CPA
John has been with Broussard Poché, LLP for 20 years, becoming one of the go-to sources for audit info. Now, John serves as Audit Department Head — performing audits for all types of entities with a special emphasis on financial institutions and Nonprofit Organizations. He shares his audit knowledge here, on the Broussard Poché, LLP Blog.
Stepping into the professional world can be a bit of a sticker shock for many recent college grads. The transition into a working life can mean managing a budget for the first time. Now that you may have racked up student loans, credit card debt, a car loan, and maybe even a mortgage, better money […]
Student loan debt can feel pretty heavy month to month. Payments may take a large chunk of your income and the payoff date probably feels light years away. But there are ways to manage student debt that won’t feel so suffocating. The team at Broussard Poché, LLP has a few planning and budgeting tips that […]
If you’re looking at the date, you’ll notice, the tax filing deadline for this year has come and gone. If you missed it, there’s still hope! You can file after the deadline, but you must act quickly to minimize the penalties. Here’s a few things the team at Broussard Poché, LLP want you to keep […]
(And a Few Things You Should Avoid) If you filed your taxes weeks ago, you may have already received your refund. If you waited until the last minute, your check will soon be in the mail. Either way, the prospect of some extra spending money is exciting! Many people already have a list of plans […]
Filing taxes on your own can be complicated. It’s demanding work and it can get confusing. To add to some of the tax filing confusion, taxes shouldn’t be a once a year chore, it’s part of your finances that should be worked on all year. If you might have neglected your return a bit, the […]
Once your taxes are filed, for many of us, especially small business owners, it will be time to pay up. Or maybe it’s time to pay back money that was taken out of a retirement account? Whatever the circumstance, you could owe the IRS thousands and may not have the money to pay right away. […]
Not understanding tax credits is sort of like leaving money on the table. During tax season, personal tax credits can greatly reduce your tax liability. In fact, your tax credits may exceed your tax liability, leading to a bigger refund. The professionals at Broussard Poché, LLP want to make sure you understand the basics before […]
Do you voluntarily send more tax dollars to Uncle Sam? Most people would answer with a resounding “NO!” but guess what—if you aren’t using personal deductions properly, that’s just what you’re doing. Giving your money away. The team at Broussard Poché, LLP wants to arm you with knowledge. Personal deductions are one way you can […]