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Tax Talk: Home Office Deductions

September 11th, 2017

If you operate a business out of your home, you may be able to deduct a wide variety of expenses. These may include part of your rent or mortgage costs, insurance, utilities, repairs, maintenance and cleaning costs related to the space you use. But, it can be a tricky area of the tax code that […]

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A Total Eclipse Is The Start

August 21st, 2017

The eclipse happening today across the nation is an exciting event – one that hasn’t occurred in our skies for nearly 40 years! Many Americans are using the event to focus their energy and intent on their lives, and what they want for the future. We wouldn’t be accountants if that didn’t get us thinking […]

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Client Spotlight: Dr. Keith Pitchford

August 8th, 2017

Recently, we sat down with Laciak>cpa client Dr. Keith Pitchford, CEO and founder of Great Lakes Orthopedics in St. John and Lowell, to chat about his work, and how Laciak>cpa has assisted with his business over the last decade, as well as preparing him for the future. On how Brian and Joe Laciak assist with […]

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Can I Work While Receiving Social Security Benefits?

July 26th, 2017

Many people continue to work while collecting Social Security retirement benefits. The reasons vary – some need the money and others simply enjoy keeping busy. Whatever the reason, there are some important tax implications to consider if you choose to work while receiving Social Security benefits. 1.  Your benefit amount may be reduced You can […]

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Experience That Counts

July 11th, 2017

Transitioning your business to an outside party, a valued colleague, or especially your son or daughter – is an event that requires thoughtful planning, and the right team to help you do it. As a leading accountancy group for more than 40 years, Laciak>cpa is uniquely qualified to offer financial consulting for your business, including […]

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Age and taxes – what every parent should know

June 19th, 2017

There are various age milestones for children that trigger potential changes to your tax situation. Knowing about these changes is important to avoid an unexpected tax surprise. Age 13 – Dependent Care Credit. If your child has been in daycare and you offset the cost with the Dependent Care Credit, it can be worth up […]

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Business Succession Planning – Are you ready?

June 9th, 2017

If you’re seeking financing to start your business, or are looking to expand your existing operations and build value in your business before exiting, at some point, sooner rather than later, you need a plan to transition smoothly from one opportunity to the next or to retirement. CPAs, certified financial planners, and lenders play integral […]

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Why Tax Season Is Never Really “Over”

June 1st, 2017

Preparing to file tax returns each April can be one of the most stressful times of the year for business owners, families, and the self-employed. Even with the understanding that most financial transactions will impact their tax obligation, a growing number of tax payers wait until the deadline approaches each year to finish entering numbers […]

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Small Business Recordkeeping

May 3rd, 2017

When starting a small business, taking the time to set up your recordkeeping system properly, right from the beginning, will save you time and money down the road—and could make the difference between success and failure. The certified public accountants at Laciak>cpa are experts in small business finance including taxes, financial reporting, business advisory, personal […]

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Start-Up Funding

April 28th, 2017

When your business plan is complete and you’re confident in your financial analysis, consider the following types of potential lenders and investors. Give Laciak>cpa a call, and we can discuss the possibilities as well as the risks associated with each, and get you moving in the right funding direction for your start-up business. Bank Loans From […]

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