More than Money Blog
There is more to living a happy and productive life than staying hyper-focused on finances.
While staying within your means and keeping on top of money matters can help you highlight what’s important, it’s the “what’s important” that truly matters. Broussard Poche wants to shift your focus from being worried about finances to enjoying the fruits of your labor. Our blog will keep you on the right track, offering advice, tips, and reminding you to enjoy your business and your family along the way.
CONTRIBUTOR: Elizabeth J. Moreau, CPA/ABV, CVA, CHFP
Liz is a partner in the tax department of Broussard Poché, LLP with more than 25 years of experience in virtually every dimension of business. She’s cultivated a wealth of knowledge in areas of corporate taxation, financial analysis and business appraisal. She shares her knowledge here, on the More than Money Blog.
CONTRIBUTOR: 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 and general business knowledge here, on the More than Money Blog.
Tax loss harvesting to offset gains
This has been a tough year for individual stock investors, but there is still a little good news even when some market indices percentages are down by double digits. That’s because those assets may be sold at a loss to help you offset gains in other stocks. They can also help you offset some of […]
2 Ways Forensic Accounting Helps Businesses
What do the Mafia and fruitcake have in common? They’ve both been used by forensic accountants to help businesses ensure accounting oversight. Forensic accounting is a type of accountancy that involves deep and often complicated investigation of business and finance data. It has put Al Capone in jail and uncovered one of history’s most prominent […]
How to avoid IRS texting scams
It’s sad, but texting scams have become part of life. Some are ham-fisted and easy to recognize. Maybe you’ve seen a few like these. “You’ve won a major award!” Yeah, right. “Your package is pending.” Uh-huh. “This is your bank, and we are closing your account.” That one always generates an eye roll. As we’ve become savvier […]
Saving for college. How much is enough?
Ahh, little fall babies. Those cuties bundled up in the crisp autumn air can bring a smile to anyone’s face. And they give new parents so much to look forward to, like those first steps, dance recitals, ball games, and birthday parties. Oh, and college tuition. Yep, the time to start planning for your child’s […]
How to find out if the 2023 tax changes impact you
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual inflation rate in January 2022 soared to 9.1 percent. Though it had cooled a bit to 8.2 percent by September, plenty of Americans still feel inflation’s sting. In tough times like these, it’s a little ironic the IRS would come riding in to help, but […]
You owe the IRS. Now what?
No one wants to hear they owe taxes, but life happens. In fact, in 2020, over 11 million people collectively owed the IRS more than $125 billion in back taxes. If you find yourself in that number, it’s critical to know your options and how to exercise them. First, act quickly If you find out […]
A financial tune-up for your growing family
Are you hearing the pitter-patter of little feet around your home? Is the backseat of your car filled with baby seats? If so, this blog post is for you! Today, you’ll get a quick but important overview of what to do (and what not to do) about taking care of finances with a growing family. […]
When to hire a CPA for your small business
Running a small business is not for the faint of heart. Regardless of the size or complexity, there’s a lot to consider. As a small business owner, you must manage marketing, inventory, customer service, and many other things. Not least among your concerns is business tax. However, they aren’t always complicated, and some small business […]