Author: Stephen Eldridge

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August

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The Ups and Downs

New federal budget figures show mixed results. For the first 10 months of fiscal year 2019, the U.S. government recorded an estimated budget deficit of $867 billion, according to a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report. This was $184 billion more than the deficit in the same period in FY2018. Also compared to the same 2018 … Continued

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August

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Odd word, cool concept: Gamification for businesses

“Gamification.” It’s perhaps an odd word, but it’s a cool concept that’s become popular among many types of businesses. In its most general sense, the term refers to integrating characteristics of game-playing into business-related tasks to excite and engage the people involved. Might it have a place in your company? Internal focus Sometimes gamification refers … Continued

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July

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The “nanny tax” must be paid for more than just nannies

You may have heard of the “nanny tax.” But even if you don’t employ a nanny, it may apply to you. Hiring a housekeeper, gardener or other household employee (who isn’t an independent contractor) may make you liable for federal income and other taxes. You may also have state tax obligations. If you employ a … Continued

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July

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Roth versus Traditional. IRAs or 401ks.

Watch the video here. Let’s talk about Roth versus Traditional. IRAs or 401ks. An IRA is an individual retirement account not associated with your employer. A 401k is a retirement account maintained by your employer.  A question we get all the time is: should I invest in a Tradition or Roth retirement account? A primary … Continued

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July

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Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC Announces New Partner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2019   Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC Announces New Female Partner   Alexander Thompson Arnold PLLC (ATA) is excited to announce that Marcie Williams has been promoted to partner. Marcie is a certified public accountant and has been with the firm for the past 12 years in the Jackson office.  She … Continued

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