Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t) For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

Which Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren't) For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

All over our nation, we’re seeing pain. It’s overwhelming, as someone who has to communicate to a broad base of Shakopee, MN clients, to even articulate meaningful words about everything that is happening. So … I’m just doing what I can to sit in the pain of it all with my friends, and not try to brush past it. I … Read More

R MendenWhich Stimulus Payments Are Taxable (and Which Aren’t) For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

The Important Details of Mortgage Forbearance For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

The Important Details of Mortgage Forbearance For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

Here we are, just out of perhaps the oddest Memorial Day weekend in memory. The summer is here! But it feels like much of our country is still mired in winter. And that feels like it is still the case, no matter the hints of progress against this virus, and no matter the steps taken towards reopening you might be … Read More

R MendenThe Important Details of Mortgage Forbearance For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

The Breakdown Of Trust In Shakopee, MN And How To Rise Above

The Breakdown Of Trust In Shakopee, MN And How To Rise Above

I’ve written a fair amount over the past few weeks about all of the specific provisions in the CARES Act, related to economic stimulus checks, various tax savings strategies, financial implications, and then some. And I will continue to be covering these topics in the weeks ahead. But today I want to address you around this particular social moment we’re … Read More

R MendenThe Breakdown Of Trust In Shakopee, MN And How To Rise Above

Shakopee, MN Folks With Student Loans, Or Who Take An RMD, You’ve Got To Read This

Shakopee, MN Folks With Student Loans, Or Who Take An RMD, You've Got To Read This

It feels to me that we’re all in need of some good news. I have some great news for the young (ish) and the old (ish), but before I get there, I’d like to encourage EVERY person who is reading this: Keep your head in the game. Yes — we can so easily get caught up in seemingly-nefarious schemes on … Read More

R MendenShakopee, MN Folks With Student Loans, Or Who Take An RMD, You’ve Got To Read This

What Shakopee, MN Area Taxpayers Should Know About COVID-Related Scams

What Shakopee, MN Area Taxpayers Should Know About COVID-Related Scams

Anytime (like now) that there is a rollout of government assistance, we, here in Shakopee, MN, can count on two things: 1)    Bumps in the road (it’s hard to manage many millions of people needing help) 2)    SCAMS I haven’t yet heard of any of my local Shakopee, MN clients or friends being taken in by COVID scams, but I … Read More

R MendenWhat Shakopee, MN Area Taxpayers Should Know About COVID-Related Scams

What Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Should (and Should NOT) Do With Their Economic Stimulus Checks

What Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Should (and Should NOT) Do With Their Economic Stimulus Checks

So, you got that stimulus check (or, as the government wants to call it, your “Economic Stimulus Payment”)… What next for Shakopee, MN families and individuals? Please use these funds wisely. If I could sum up my advice for next steps, it would be this: act like you did NOT receive this payment. And, yes … some of you have … Read More

R MendenWhat Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Should (and Should NOT) Do With Their Economic Stimulus Checks

Roger Menden Clears Up Confusion Around The Stimulus Checks

Roger Menden Clears Up Confusion Around The Stimulus Checks

Well, over the weekend, the President signed the big new stimulus bill, and we have been poring over the details ever since. Bear with us … it is MASSIVE. But it’s also full of great benefits for Shakopee, MN families and business owners (even those with a “side hustle”), so we’ve already been working on helping our clients with all … Read More

R MendenRoger Menden Clears Up Confusion Around The Stimulus Checks

Roger’s Top 5 Healthy Financial Habits

Roger's Top 5 Healthy Financial Habits

Yep, here we are in March, and that means that it’s GO TIME for taxes. If it takes you a couple weeks to pull things together, and get organized … well, now is a very good time to start the process. We’re here for you with any questions: (952) 445-8753 But don’t panic — even if you’re terrible at paperwork, … Read More

R MendenRoger’s Top 5 Healthy Financial Habits

Career Planning Advice From A Shakopee, MN Business Owner

Career Planning Advice From A Shakopee, MN Business Owner

Like me, you’ve probably heard: “Do what you love, and the money will follow!” Hogwash. Personally, I love lying on the beach, but unless I start looking like a supermodel, there’s not much chance of me getting paid for it. What we do get paid for is working like expert professionals. Which, as it were, is what we happen to … Read More

R MendenCareer Planning Advice From A Shakopee, MN Business Owner

Do Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Roger Menden

Do Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Roger Menden

Have you met with us yet? The Super Bowl and the Oscars are over. The IRS has been accepting electronically filed returns for a couple weeks now. Which means, well … it’s about to get real. We are getting busy around here at Team Menden Accounting & Tax Service. Which is why I have mentioned a few times the importance … Read More

R MendenDo Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Roger Menden