â€œOur new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.â€
The above Benjamin Franklin quote highlights the certainty of taxes. Taxes will always be there in some form or another. The first personal income tax [...]Continue Reading →
The tax time is just around the corner! I hope everyone had a wonderful 2011 both tax-wise, and more importantly, lifestyle wise; spent with happy moments with family, friends and you all are in a better position now than one year ago.
2011 was a year that was very good to me. [...]Continue Reading →
The last first time ever leaving the country occurred at the same time for both my wife and me. Our honeymoon in Cancun kicked off with advice from an airport employee in Chicago: â€œTear off all information on your travel bags that might give away who you are or where you live. Always keep [...]Continue Reading →
A short video blog I recorded yesterday while watching some football. You can see in the video what the new home office looks like as well. It’s is regarding the tax implications of marriage. There were a million reasons I got married; but I have to say, for a bean counter, this [...]Continue Reading →
The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam is tough. In the State of Wisconsin, you have to wait until you have the required 150 credit hours before you can take the exam also. This means, that when you take the tests, you are graduated and well on your way in the professional world. [...]Continue Reading →
A little over four years ago, in 2007, I was finishing up my sophomore year at the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh. My GPA might have been a 2.9x (Mom always told me to get a 3.0 or better). School was never my favorite thing in the world, and I think the feeling [...]Continue Reading →
I always correct people.
â€œYou went to school for accounting, right?â€
â€œNo, I was a counting major.â€
*Gasps of enlightenment from all who heard*
I used to say accounting is the language of business, but that doesnâ€™t get as many laughs.
When a lot of people think about accountants, they think about â€œbean countersâ€, counting [...]Continue Reading →
"Back in college I pitched an idea to my marketing student group that I truly believed in: "Anything of quality can be had at an affordable price." The Tax Relaxer is built on the same simple principal: "Quality Returns, Prepared and Reviewed by a Quality Specialist, for an Affordable Price, PERIOD."
- Kevin McMullen, Founder