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Roger Menden’s Tax Checklist for Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

Roger Menden’s Tax Checklist for Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

Every year within the independent tax and accounting business community here in Shakopee, MN (and on various online channels), we have a little fun laughing at the newest TurboTax or Block commercials. Last year, it was "all people are tax people". This year, they're...

Roger Menden’s Very Last Minute Tax Moves for 2020

Roger Menden’s Very Last Minute Tax Moves for 2020

These weeks are disjointed, these holiday weeks. As of this writing, there are only three days left in 2020, and this week contains New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.So if you want to make ANY 2020 moves (outside of IRA things, which can be retroactively applied after...

Roger Menden’s Annual Holiday Prayer

Roger Menden’s Annual Holiday Prayer

This will be a different kind of note today than I normally post.Because the first thing to note is that a bona fide holiday miracle seems to have occurred: Congress agreed on another relief bill.Given this cultural climate, this might rank up there with the...

Paying Off Debt by Roger Menden

Paying Off Debt by Roger Menden

Last month, I talked about [ENGBLOG]some potential moves Shakopee, MN taxpayers could make by the end of the year. I wanted to remind you of those possibilities before I get to what else I want to talk with you about... (paying off debt)Those were:Look ahead to 2021...

Roger Menden’s Tax-Wise Charitable Giving Strategies

Roger Menden’s Tax-Wise Charitable Giving Strategies

Fatigue.Lockdowns, election politics, masks -- we THOUGHT we might be done with these things by now ... but nope. And I bet you're tired of it all. Most Shakopee, MN people are, aside from the zealots on every side. And I get it.That doesn't mean these things aren't...