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Tom Umstattd
Tom Umstattd, CPA
13276 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78750
512-250-1090
Jul 15, 2020
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Six Ways To Lower Your Taxes
Larry Light: Lots of things changed lately in the tax code. And some are real boons to taxpayers. So you have six tips for us. Stephen Nelson: Right. The first is to take advantage of 0% capital gains rates. I like paying …
Forbes
2020 Deadlines for Estimated Taxes
While individuals who work for companies traditionally have taxes withheld from their paychecks, independent contractors and …
Investopedia
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Essential Steps to Take Before Choosing a Private Student Loan
College is expensive. That's hardly a surprise, but as tuition has climbed and incomes have stagnated, the average net price of a four …
Money
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Yes, you can restart unemployment benefits if you’re laid off again
Americans were called back to work by the millions in May and June. But many could lose their jobs again as states impose new lockdown …
CNBC
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Weeks each states pays in COVID-19 jobless aid with CARES Act
Although every American is entitled to receive unemployment benefits, the number of weeks they can receive benefits depends on the …
USA Today
Emergency Funds: What Are They and How to Set It Up
Every now and then, something happens that puts a strain on your wallet. An appliance breaks down, the car needs maintenance, or you …
Investor Junkie
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Know Why Your Credit Score Changes: 9 Money Moves to Consider
Your credit score is a key indicator of your financial well-being and of the risk you pose to lenders. The score that lenders most commonly …
Kiplinger
Virus causes uncertainty for state lotteries
Boston -- The coronavirus pandemic has been a rollercoaster for state lotteries across the country, with some getting a boost from …
ABC News
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Retirement Planning Tips From Man’s Best Friend
Most older working Americans face serious retirement planning challenges: To generate enough money to afford retirement, they'll either …
Forbes
13 million gig workers getting unemployment benefits, 41% of the total
Certain groups of workers, like the self-employed and those in the gig economy, are pulling in an increasing share of jobless benefits …
CNBC
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Why American Women Hold 2/3rd of the Student Debt
Americans carry an estimated $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, and nearly two-thirds of that amount, or $929 billion, is held …
Investopedia
Cartoon
"The stock market suffered from a dip today. The dip has been identified as Mr. Homer Noodlebutt..."
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Trivia
We all know that George Washington is the president featured on the 2001 one dollar bill, but do you know what his middle name was?
See the answer below.
Can You Pay a Credit Card With a Credit Card?
Racking up credit card debt is a slippery slope. While there are a lot of conventional solutions to handling large …
Investopedia
What Year Was It?
Nixon Announces Visit to Communist China
What Year
During a live television and radio broadcast, President Richard Nixon stuns the nation by announcing that he will visit communist China the following year.
The day was Jul 15. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"I saw the government really using the excuse of a weak economy and a financial crisis to create more government and to push onto the American entrepreneurial society more and more restraints and government activity."
Rob Portman
Trivia Answer
We all know that George Washington is the president featured on the 2001 one dollar bill, but do you know what his middle name was?
Answer: He had no middle name.
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