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Infrastructure Act Tax Implications for Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

I don’t know about you, but I'm still over here digesting leftovers from last week’s festivities -- as well as the passage of that trillion dollar infrastructure act in Washington (more on that in a minute). But as November turns into December, I realize (and you...

The Difficulty (and the Power) of Thanksgiving

Perhaps it's because of the craziness of the past year and a half, maybe it’s the local Shakopee, MN the weather ... but for some reason, the holiday season has caught us off guard over here at Menden Accounting & Tax Service. Wasn’t it just the end of summer the...

Real Estate BRRRR Strategy Pros and Cons for Shakopee, MN Investors

Before I discuss the real estate BRRRR strategy, let’s talk about a current pressing topic that’s going to fuel investment talk. With numbers released last week, one thing is very obvious: inflation is here, and it is a problem for most Shakopee, MN taxpayers.At least...

Roger Menden’s Take on Paying Off Your Mortgage Early

We are for sure seeing a "turn signal" of sorts around here as 2022 barrels its way onto the horizon.How about you? Are you beginning to start thinking about next year? The turn of the seasons means a lot of different things to many people, but it seems just yesterday...

Roger Menden’s Insights on How to Choose the Right Health Insurance Plan

November has officially begun.Decisions are upon us. All of the normal holiday decisions, like which Lego set to buy the little one or which relatives to invite (or not invite) for Thanksgiving dinner, are dancing through our heads as the seasons change.But not only...

Roger Menden’s Primer on Sports Betting and Taxes

Just less than five years ago, certain sports figures were being threatened with suspension for even APPEARING at collectibles events in which a sports betting company was a sponsor.Now there is an NFL-endorsed provider of sports betting (for those states in which it...

Getting Started in Real Estate Investing: Some Tips for Shakopee, MN Investors

Depending on what kind of news you're consuming these days or how much you're paying attention, you might not have been noticing the inflation signals that are popping all over the place. This does have implications for Shakopee, MN taxpayers of all stripes -- and we...

How Shakopee, MN Retirees Can Maximize Social Security Benefits

We're almost there. Extended returns are due Friday, October 15th (for most - saving certain federally declared disaster areas). So, bear with us a little this week as we handle a bunch of last-minute things for the last-minute Shakopee, MN people.But today, I thought...

Taxes for Teens: What Shakopee, MN Parents Need to Teach Their First-Time Filers

Last week I talked about smart ways to launch your financial life for young people.And you know what is kind of hilarious? I forgot to talk about TAXES for Shakopee, MN teens.Yes, yes I did.So, I'm fixing that today.Before I do: one more reminder that October 15th is...

Roger Menden’s Four Keys To Shape Your Financial Future During College

I wish I had been smarter about money when I was younger.(You too?)Now, when I observe the power of compounding interest, and the kinds of possibilities available to those Shakopee, MN residents who have accumulated an asset base (however "small" it might seem) ... I...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.

But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!

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