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Four Great Summer Tax Moves For Folks in Southern California

Summer is flying by. Do you feel that way?It's an exciting season with cookouts, vacations and extracurricular activities (my thoughts and sympathies for Southern California parents with multiple kids playing multiple sports among 100 other things). Before you know it...

College Is Expensive But Southern California Families Can Save Big Through These Tax Breaks

What, you think I'm on vacation?Yes, the tax deadline has passed. But we're still available, and handling post-deadline matters for Southern California clients.But moving along to today's subject: figuring out how to pay for college tuition. Things are different from...

Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go? David Barnes Breaks It Down

Before I get to your tax dollars, and where they went, I have a couple thoughts for you.We're still settling down from the flurry of last week and the passing of the April 15th deadline. There were MANY more procrastinators this year than in years past, in my opinion...

How Southern California Taxpayers Can Pay Taxes Online in 2019

It's no secret this tax season is proving a little more ... "costly" for everyday Southern California taxpayers. If you can find any solace in that reality, know that you are not alone.Due to changes made through the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many Americans...

Thinking Through Real Estate Investments In Southern California

When it comes to your money, you're either spending, saving, giving or investing. I know that many of my Southern California clients are doing all four, which is always wonderful to see.The last one, investing, is the one I want to focus on today. I talk a great deal...

Estate Planning For Southern California Singles

Many of our Southern California clients are married. What I have to say today is still relevant, conceptually (and even in some of the details).So don't skip on by.As I have talked about before, estate planning is something that many families continue to neglect.I'm...

Three New Tax Implications for Buying or Selling a House in the Southern California Area

Sometimes real estate is more art than science.Because every homebuyer's situation is nuanced from home to realtor to geographic location, there's no cut-and-dried way to go about it, and that's whether you're investing, moving or selling.But there are a few things...

Two Ways Towards Making Money In Marriage Harmonious For Southern California Couples

Summer is nearing an end. Which also means, well, wedding season is slowing down.If you've been married, you know that there is a big difference between the "wedding show", and the real work of being married. One of the best pieces of advice I've seen for newlyweds is...

David Barnes’ Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

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,...

11 Wealthy Habits You Should Pay Attention To by David Barnes

Maybe it's true that having $1m+ these days isn't as impressive as it used to be. But it's still a measure that we continue to use as a marker of financial "arriving".What's further interesting is that even in the midst of ongoing economic gyrations, the numbers of...

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!