Roger Menden’s Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction

Roger Menden's Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

We’re all still basking in the World Champion US Women’s Soccer Team over here in the Menden Accounting & Tax Service offices. Pretty amazing to see so much excellence, and on behalf of our country. Here’s to hoping for continued unification within our culture in the aftermath. There’s lots of conversation about different pay scales for the men’s and women’s … Read More

R MendenRoger Menden’s Five Principles For Spending That Actually Produces Satisfaction

Three FAFSA Tips to Help Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Get Their High School Grads Ready for College

Three FAFSA Tips to Help Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Get Their High School Grads Ready for College  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Independence Day is this week. Bombs. Patriotism. Picnics. Barbecue. All those things. I often write about “financial independence” this time of year (yes, I like the puns) … and when I do, invariably I get contacted by a few clients (or former clients), who communicate that they are pretty dispirited about their personal situation, that anything discussing “financial independence” really … Read More

R MendenThree FAFSA Tips to Help Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Get Their High School Grads Ready for College

Four Ways the IRS Reform Bill Helps Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Like You (and Me)

Four Ways the IRS Reform Bill Helps Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Like You (and Me)  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Believe it or not, 2019 is almost halfway over (!). We’re through the summer solstice, the days get shorter from here on out, and here at Team Menden Accounting & Tax Service we begin to turn our eyes more directly at 2020. We’re pretty thrilled by the opportunity, because it means we get that much more time to take advantage … Read More

R MendenFour Ways the IRS Reform Bill Helps Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Like You (and Me)

Tax-Smart Ways to Run a Savvy Shakopee, MN Side Hustle

Tax-Smart Ways to Run a Savvy Shakopee, MN Side Hustle  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

I’m so old, I still remember the days when “hashtags” were only about a particular button on your phone. Yep, the world has shifted massively underfoot. You know it; we all know it. And one of the developments we’ve all seen is the proliferation of news feed gurus, ready and willing to help you start your new business — for … Read More

R MendenTax-Smart Ways to Run a Savvy Shakopee, MN Side Hustle

Key Tips For Shakopee, MN Newlyweds On Marriage and Taxes

Key Tips For Shakopee, MN Newlyweds On Marriage and Taxes  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Do you know what the number one month is for weddings? Check today’s date and there it is: June. With that fact in mind, I’m not sure where you currently fall on the wedding spectrum… Are many of your friends getting married? Are your friends’ kids getting married? And if you or someone close to you is getting married soon, … Read More

R MendenKey Tips For Shakopee, MN Newlyweds On Marriage and Taxes

R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service Sheds Light on Some of the Highest State Sales Tax Rates

R. Menden Accounting & Tax Service Sheds Light on Some of the Highest State Sales Tax Rates  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

No, the IRS is not shutting down their operations — there is still (and probably ever will be) a federal income tax. But states are a different story… This being travel season, and the season during which some of our clients turn their eyes towards making a move, I thought I’d give you some info on how state and local … Read More

R MendenR. Menden Accounting & Tax Service Sheds Light on Some of the Highest State Sales Tax Rates

New Ideas For Shakopee, MN Students To Pay For College

New Ideas For Shakopee, MN Students To Pay For College  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

I recently wrote about the cost of raising children, but there was one glaring omission: college. But imagine if you had sent your son to Morehouse College. Here’s what happened there this month… On Sunday, May 19th, investor and philanthropist, Robert F. Smith, shocked 400 graduating students from all-male Morehouse College when, in his commencement speech, he announced he would … Read More

R MendenNew Ideas For Shakopee, MN Students To Pay For College

Making Children Less Costly For Shakopee, MN Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

Making Children Less Costly For Shakopee, MN Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

To be clear, children are costly in the best way possible. Once the dust settles from changing diapers, sweeping floors, slapping bandaids on booboos, driving to sports practice, attending back-to-school meetings, saving for college, and buying countless goldfish crackers … you realize children are a lot of work. They’re also monetarily costly. Depending on your income, you could be spending … Read More

R MendenMaking Children Less Costly For Shakopee, MN Families With Kids Through The Child Tax Credit

A Thank You To Our Shakopee, MN Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season

A Thank You To Our Shakopee, MN Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

This has been one of the wildest tax seasons in recent memory. I saw a note from the IRS last Friday (the 12th) that as of that day, 50 million taxpayers had yet to file. LOTS of extensions happened out there, as all of the tax law changes caused a bunch of confusion. It’s our hope that our Shakopee, MN … Read More

R MendenA Thank You To Our Shakopee, MN Clients For A Successful 2019 Tax Season

Roger Menden’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

Roger Menden's Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions  - Accountant, Accounting, Tax Services, Tax Preparation Shakopee MN

Apparently, there are some politics things happening these days. But even more apparently, the tax deadline is three weeks away. Politics? As the young people say, ain’t nobody got time for that. But you know what we DO have time for? Saving you a boatload on your taxes, and finding creative ways to do that, even if you don’t think … Read More

R MendenRoger Menden’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions