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What Shakopee, MN Landlords And Tenants Should Know About The CDC Eviction Stay

Floating under the radar during so much NOISE the past couple weeks ... the CDC announced a halt to evictions for renters, and that starts THIS WEEK.I have some guidance today for you about what that means (and what it doesn't), but a couple other things first, before...

Labor Tax Updates By Roger Menden

Everything about this year since March has just felt a little ... off. And I mean aside from all of the cultural and political turmoil we're living through.The seasonality of everything feels different too. Pro sports are out of sync, "back to school" season surely...

How Shakopee, MN Taxpayers Can Lower Their 2020 Tax Bill

Finally, the IRS issued guidance on Friday evening about payroll tax deferrals.And, as we've been communicating ... this may not be a very helpful program for most Shakopee, MN taxpayers. In fact, it's actually up to employers (not employees) whether or not to...

Controlling Your Tax And Financial Strategy In The Midst Of Chaos By Roger Menden

Still no guidance from the IRS about the payroll tax "holiday" (deferral), so it's extremely unlikely that your Shakopee, MN employer will be ready -- simply because the major payroll companies (Paychex, ADP, Gusto, and many others) don't have the answers to many...

How To Ensure Shakopee, MN Families Are Prepared For Chaos

Summer is nearing an end, but this has been no ordinary summer.Everywhere, parents are scrambling in the most unusual "back to school" season in memory. Fall sports are in limbo, and others (MLB, NHL, NBA) are operating in a weird Twilight Zone mode. Urban centers are...

Truth and Fiction About the Trump Payroll Tax Cuts For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

Right now we're living through an age in which media trust has been thoroughly decimated. "Expert" authority itself is being questioned (in many cases, rightly), and misinformation is rampant.That's perhaps one of the reasons I've received so many visits to this...

A Strategy For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers With A Higher Than Expected Tax Bill

Taking a look around the world these days, and where things seem to be headed… But our heads are high here at Menden Accounting & Tax Service because we worked our tails off for our Shakopee, MN clients this year. We helped a bunch of people save a ton on their...

Reflections On The Extended Tax Season By A Local Shakopee, MN Tax Professional

I remember at the end of April 2019 that I felt like it had been one of the wildest tax seasons in memory. The TCJA (“Trump Tax Code”) had thrown a ton of curveballs our way, and we were looking forward to implementing tax planning strategies for our Shakopee, MN...

The End of Tax Season, Estimated Taxes, And Unemployment Compensation by Roger Menden

I'm still emotionally adjusting to the fact that we just went through 4th of July weekend ... and "tax season" is STILL GOING.I'm thankful for it, because I also know that extending the deadline during this wild, intensely difficult year (for so many) was a rare...

Why Procrastination Makes Sense in 2020 For Shakopee, MN Taxpayers

We've had impeachment votes, worldwide pandemics, quarantine-like lockdowns (for the healthy), public police brutality, widespread protests, intense riots, MURDER HORNETS, statues falling, social media anger and now we have a drunken and murderous monkey to top off...

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!