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If you really think about it…

Holy Moly, what a last year this has been huh? If I would have fallen asleep 8 years ago and woke up today and you told me Donald Trump was president, I wouldn’t be more surprised if I woke up and my head was sewn to my pillow. Or should I be surprised…… The US government and its citizens are like parents and children in which one or two kids are always crying that one of the other ones is being treated better and there is an...

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Just Another Thing to Watch Out For
Oct01

Just Another Thing to Watch Out For

By John Catoni “Hello, this is Jim Smith calling from the Internal Revenue Service please contact us immediately about your outstanding tax debt or you will be arrested and a law suit will be filed against you” This type of phone call could send people into cardiac arrest and straight into panic mode and lead them to frantically call the number back to do whatever is necessary to avoid trouble with the IRS. News flash! The...

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We all have one common bond…

By John Catoni Compassion, empathy, understanding, being helpful to those in need, not discriminating based on race, religion, gender etc., just an overall consideration of others and work ethic. These are the things that supposedly are applicable to every person in the United States. This common bond of being understanding and respecting everyone, should be what unites us all together and is something that applies to all of us,...

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Come on State of Michigan Give Us Some Credit
Jul07

Come on State of Michigan Give Us Some Credit

By John Catoni Ahhh Summer! Man I love summer. The heat, the long days, kids off school having fun, everything about it. Winter, spring, and fall, you can have ‘em. The change of seasons is almost as overrated as Brett Favre. However, there is one downer of summertime, paying your summer property taxes. Wait a minute you say, the State of Michigan will help ease the pain of paying my taxes by giving me a Homestead Property Tax credit....

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Remembering Those Lost and the Survivors
Jun01

Remembering Those Lost and the Survivors

As I sit here on a warm memorial weekend night looking forward to spending some time with family and friends, I keep telling myself to have a good time, but do not lose sight of what this holiday really means. I will remind my children of this as well; that memorial day is a time for barbeques, opening the pool, baseball games, and a big sale at Fretter Appliance (oops sorry, Best Buy), but it is most importantly a day to honor and...

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Make Me an Offer That More Than Likely Will be Refused
May02

Make Me an Offer That More Than Likely Will be Refused

“Hi, my name is Mr. Bigtaxdebt. I owed the IRS $10.7 billion dollars in taxes and settled for three two dollar bills thanks to Pigs Started Flying Tax Resolution Company”. Oh how many times have we seen this commercial on television and wondered, “hmm…is this feasible?” The answer is possibly (not on the obviously inflated numbers above), but more than likely, not. Unfortunately, many taxpayers incur a substantial tax debt, which has...

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