The Behavior Profile of Our Shakopee, MN Clients with the Highest Level of Financial Security

The Behavior Profile of Our Shakopee, MN Clients with the Highest Level of Financial Security  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

The madness of March certainly delivered over the weekend, huh? Plenty of upsets and surprises, which always makes this time of year fun for basketball fans. Or, so I hear. After all, this tournament seems to happen yearly, and until the IRS changes the deadline for personal tax returns away from April 15th (the 17th this year), well … I … Read More

R MendenThe Behavior Profile of Our Shakopee, MN Clients with the Highest Level of Financial Security

R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service's 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Lots of things have been changing recently — from Academy Award ratings (they’re down), to mortgage rates (which have been rising), to the effective tax rates for most businesses and families in 2018 (which, you may have heard, have changed!). But we here at R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service haven’t much changed: we’re still cranking along in preparing your 2017 … Read More

R MendenR. Menden Accounting & Tax Service’s 2017 Tax Preparation Checklist

3 More Reasons Why More Shakopee, MN Families Don’t Have Estate Plans

3 More Reasons Why More Shakopee, MN Families Don't Have Estate Plans  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

The Winter Olympics are finished and we are fully immersed in our tax preparation process. We’ve been enjoying the opportunity to reconnect with so many longtime friends from Shakopee, MN who trust us with their most sensitive financial details — and we don’t take that privilege lightly. And because I don’t take this lightly, I also want to take the … Read More

R Menden3 More Reasons Why More Shakopee, MN Families Don’t Have Estate Plans

Estate Planning For Dummies: Two Estate Planning Myths Debunked For Shakopee, MN Families

Estate Planning For Dummies: Two Estate Planning Myths Debunked For Shakopee, MN Families  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

I’m not sure there is very much I could say that could add anything to the conversation about what happened last week in Parkland, FL. It seems that every time something like this happens, we grieve for shorter and shorter amounts of time and move on ever-more quickly to the shouting at each other over root causes. But the fact … Read More

R MendenEstate Planning For Dummies: Two Estate Planning Myths Debunked For Shakopee, MN Families

2018 Tax Refunds Have You Confused? Roger Menden Provides Clarity

2018 Tax Refunds Have You Confused? Roger Menden Provides Clarity  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

We are cranking along with tax return preparation here at R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service, and there are some interesting things that you should know about from Tax Land (that wild, scintillating world that it is). Look — it is our J-O-B to handle this junk so you don’t have to, which is why I make it a point … Read More

R Menden2018 Tax Refunds Have You Confused? Roger Menden Provides Clarity

5 Tips To Think More Clearly About Financial Decisions For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

5 Tips To Think More Clearly About Financial Decisions For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Despite that title, it has, in fact, been a relatively smooth first week of tax filing here at R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service. Shakopee, MN clients have been streaming through our doors, and we’ve been enjoying our little mini-reunion with so many longtime friends. Now, there’s plenty to say about that Super Bowl, the advertisements (apparently, they’re all Tide … Read More

R Menden5 Tips To Think More Clearly About Financial Decisions For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

Five Common Retirement Strategy Mistakes We’ve Seen in Shakopee, MN

Five Common Retirement Strategy Mistakes We've Seen in Shakopee, MN  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

The IRS just began receiving tax returns this week, and we are cranking and grooving along, finding all kinds of savings on behalf of our Shakopee, MN clients … as well as chomping at the bit to help them on THIS year’s taxes. Truly, the more I take a look at this tax reform bill, the more I see opportunities … Read More

R MendenFive Common Retirement Strategy Mistakes We’ve Seen in Shakopee, MN

Are DIY Taxes Truly Free For Shakopee, MN TaxPayers?

Are DIY Taxes Truly Free For Shakopee, MN TaxPayers?  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

If you watched any football over the weekend, you probably saw this year’s version of the popular tax software maker* touting “free taxes” or some such. Not only was the commercial fairly disturbing (it involves impalement of a person played as a joke), but the underlying message also leaves a little to be desired. *Name of said software maker withheld … Read More

R MendenAre DIY Taxes Truly Free For Shakopee, MN TaxPayers?

Common Sense Taxpayer Information Security for R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service Clients

Common Sense Taxpayer Information Security for R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service Clients  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

We’re gearing up for tax season around here, already beginning to help certain Shakopee, MN clients get their returns ready for filing (yes, this early) when the IRS begins allowing receipt of electronically-filed returns on the 29th of this month. And while we have been doing so, we have heard some things I wanted to tell you about … You … Read More

R MendenCommon Sense Taxpayer Information Security for R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service Clients

Roger Menden’s 2018 Tax Preparation Checklist

Roger Menden's 2018 Tax Preparation Checklist  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Yes, you *thought* 2017 was in the rearview mirror, didn’t you? Well, not for the IRS it isn’t. That’s because, as you probably know, we are now beginning the process of doing what we do best: effectively, legally, and ethically reporting our clients’ financial lives to the government for maximum savings — i.e., tax return preparation. And while the government last week … Read More

R MendenRoger Menden’s 2018 Tax Preparation Checklist