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Patrick Thomazin
Patrick Thomazin, CPA
3201 Pioneers Blvd
Lincoln, NE 68502
402-488-4519
Jan 18, 2021
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Smart Strategies for 2020 Year-End Tax Planning
A year ago, it looked like 2020 would be an uneventful year for taxpayers, with little new expected to come out of Washington that would have much effect on them. But in the final weeks of 2019, Congress managed to pass far-reaching …
Bottom Line, Inc
Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
The pandemic is creating a lot of extra stress in some households. Money problems, no social life outside the home, fussing with kids …
Kiplinger
Facing an income-tax surprise? Now is a good time to update your W-4
After a tumultuous year that has upended traditional employment, millions of Americans could face income-tax surprises. One way to reduce the odds of owing a big bill to Uncle Sam — or paying out too much and thus giving an interest-free …
USA Today
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IRS Collections Appears To Be Broken
One of my least favorite ideas is hiring private collection companies to collect federal taxes. So I was really intrigued by the second biannual report by the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA) on the program. …
Forbes
7 Ways Pain-Free Ways Save $360 Per Month
You can drink Starbucks SBUX +0.5% and even eat Avocado Toast and still stay on track for financial freedom. There is no reason to waste money or overpay for your monthly expenses. Keep reading for seven ways to help lower your monthly expenses. …
Forbes
New Year, New You Money Tips
The new year is all about resetting and getting your life back on track. After the year that was 2020, a lot of us are yearning for a restart. Being on track with your financials at the beginning of January will help set you up for success for the …
Forbes
Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) and How to Apply
Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) is an emergency program designed to help Americans affected by the 2020 novel coronavirus pandemic. It was established by the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, …
Investopedia
How Does Financial Aid Work?
Families spent $30,017, on average, to pay for college during the 2019-20 school year, according to a 2020 survey by Sallie Mae and market research company Ipsos. Almost half of that amount (47%) came from financial aid.1 From this …
Investopedia
Cartoon
"How can you call me unemotional? You've seen me cry over interest rates!"
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Packers Face Chiefs in First Super Bowl
What Year
At the Los Angeles Coliseum, the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the first-ever world championship game of American football.
The day was Jan 15. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"It's how you deal with failure that determines how you achieve success."
David Feherty
Trivia
When in 2003 was the new $20 bill introduced?
See the answer below.
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402-488-4519
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Trivia Answer
When in 2003 was the new $20 bill introduced?
Answer: October 9th. The treasury revamps paper money every 7 to 10 years to ward off possible counterfeiters.