A Cape Cod Tax Professional’s Valentine’s Day Plan

Valentine's Day plan

Whatever you might think about the New England Patriots, it’s nearly impossible not to respect their prowess on the football field. And there are plenty of storylines we can all take away from that epic game: * Apparently it’s a good year to be a man with a foreign-model wife, with a sketchy history with the rules and who is … Read More

Peter D ArnoldA Cape Cod Tax Professional’s Valentine’s Day Plan

What To Look For In a Cape Cod Tax Professional

Tax Professional

The world is awash in shouting these days. Can you feel it? It’s tax season, and so I’m not spending much time in Facebook, but I know for a fact that there is a lot of anger, frustration and noise about politics. So much so that it seems everywhere you turn these days somebody is agitating over something. Can I … Read More

Peter D ArnoldWhat To Look For In a Cape Cod Tax Professional

Common Tax Return Errors To Avoid For Cape Cod Self-Preparers

Tax Return

The Super Bowl teams are set, the new President is inaugurated … why does it feel like things are still going so fast? Perhaps, for me and my team, it’s because we finally are able to submit tax returns to the IRS (they began receiving them on Monday the 23rd). But it’s also just the time of year when there … Read More

Peter D ArnoldCommon Tax Return Errors To Avoid For Cape Cod Self-Preparers

Peter Arnold’s Tax Preparation Checklist

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I shared my “resolutions” last week, and it was really nice to see the response, and to know that many of our Cape Cod clients are equally excited for the opportunity to put new legs to a new year … and to make 2017 (much) better than 2016. I remember seeing a study in the Journal of Personality and Social … Read More

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Peter Arnold’s New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

Well, here we are in 2017. Rather eerie, in my opinion. As the holidays wind down, it means no more extended family (which might be a relief?), no more parties, no more presents. Just … daily life in Cape Cod. And, in my opinion, this coming week is actually crucial to how the rest of your year goes. Why? Because … Read More

Peter D ArnoldPeter Arnold’s New Year’s Resolutions

Peter Arnold’s Rule From The Successful

Successful

I have to first get this off my chest, before we get to the orders of business for today. A Cape Cod friend who was watching football the other day asked me about a commercial he saw from a “popular” tax chain (who shall remain nameless) that is heavily advertising “free” tax preparation. Leaving aside the fact that it is … Read More

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4 Last Minute Tax Savings Ideas For Cape Cod Taxpayers

tax savings

I woke up Monday morning, after the wonderful holiday weekend … and I had a realization: “After today, there are only FIVE days left in 2016.” Perhaps not a genius realization — fine. BUT, if you’re smart about how you handle these days, you can pay yourself quite well when tax time rolls around. The VERY good news is that … Read More

Peter D Arnold4 Last Minute Tax Savings Ideas For Cape Cod Taxpayers

Let’s Start a Conversation…

Peter Arnold here, your tax professional. I know that we haven’t posted much before, but starting this week I’m hoping that you and I can have a conversation. You see, there hasn’t been an environment like the one we’re now facing in this economy and in our nation for quite a while. The fact is-I know you’ve got questions…about personal … Read More

Peter D ArnoldLet’s Start a Conversation…

I’d Like to Talk About Your Business…

Peter Arnold here, your tax and accounting professional. I know that we haven’t posted much before, but starting this week I’m hoping that you and I can have a conversation about your business. You and I both see the headlines. Questionable government decisions, taxes sure to rise in the next few years (whether or not it will really help the … Read More

Peter D ArnoldI’d Like to Talk About Your Business…