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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.
(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 […]
You may have made a few resolutions to start 2018 off right, but where do your finances fit into the mix? If “saving up to buy a house” seems too large to commit to this year, there are a few reasonable goals you can start with. Even small financial goals will help get on the […]
The information you need to file for the 2018 tax season could be making its way to you right now. Before you head to your tax preparer’s office, get organized and ready to make an impact on this year’s taxes. Being prepared is one of the greatest things you can do to help your tax […]
It happens to many well-meaning people; credit card debt can sneak up on anyone. It may take a little know-how to get yourself out of this sticky situation. There are ways to manage credit card debt without having to live on ramen noodles for the duration of 2018. The experts at Broussard Poché, LLP offer […]