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Cash Flow Planning for Life

Helping you reach your personal & professional financial goals.

Real Estate & Divorce – Your Rights in the State of Florida

This is the tenth installment of “Divorce. What You Need to Think About from a Financial Perspective” which can be downloaded from our FREE eBook library.

The Marital Home

In Florida, “the marital home” is defined as the piece of real property where you and your spouse have spent the majority of your marital lives together. This property is considered a joint asset, and is subject to division according to the Florida statutes. Of course, the court makes the ultimate decision as to who gets the property. A number of factors are taken into consideration, such as:

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Hiring a consultant verses buying a new car; a lot of people believe they are comparable…

…when it comes to value received for dollars paid.

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Hiring your children that are under the age of 18 can…

…also make your tax planning easier, as you can get an income tax deduction.

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Enacted on March 18, 2010, the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act has two new tax benefits that are available to employees who hire certain previously unemployed workers (“qualified employees”).


Payroll Tax Forgiveness for Hiring Unemployed Workers:

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Should I Purchase a Tax Deduction?

Posted by Mark On May 3rd

A very common question I hear is…

Should I purchase a tax deduction?

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Roth IRA – Important Dates to Keep In Mind

Posted by Mark On March 9th

It’s not if you should convert your traditional IRA(s), SEP(s) or SIMPLE(s) to a Roth IRA…

…but it’s how much of your those IRA(s) do you convert to a Roth IRA.

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7 Things Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know

Posted by Mark On February 8th

If you’re a small business owner, here are 7 very important things…

Everything I discuss is also available in eBook form on my Web Site at: www.Makara-Assoc.com.

…you need to know:

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Travel and Uniform Reimbursement Policies

Posted by Mark On February 1st

Most employers reimburse employees for expenses incurred away from the office on business travel.

This is the final part in my 7 part series “7 Things Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know”.  You can download this entire series in my eBook on my web site – www.Makara-Assoc.com.

These reimbursements are allowed but are treated differently to the employee whether an accountable or non-accountable plan is in place.

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Advertising vs. Web Marketing

Posted by Mark On January 6th

Magazines? Newspapers? Networking Groups? Radio? TV? Email? Internet? Social Networking Sites?

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This is part 5 in my 7 part series “7 Things Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know”.  You can download this entire series in my eBook on my web site – www.Makara-Assoc.com.

With all the choices and dollars needed to make it effective, an understanding of your target market and correct allocation of dollars is a must to successfully market your business and gain that steady stream of leads and sales.

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Choosing an accounting software package can be daunting, but it’s a VERY important task.

Accounting Software

This is part 4 in my 7 part series “7 Things Every Small Business Owner Needs To Know”.  You can download this entire series in my eBook on my web site – www.Makara-Assoc.com.

Selecting the wrong software for your company could save money in the short-term but cost more in total resources in the long run.

Additional costs incurred will include:

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