Mr. Norton is the recently retired Past President and an original founder of the firm which was formed in 1980. He dedicated himself to the financial services industry through wide-ranging training, earning the designations of CPA, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CSA.
Randy has earned Lifetime Membership in the Michigan Association of CPAs and remains a member of the American Associations of CPAs He and his wife now focus their time on travel, golf and home-body projects.
I am writing to inform you of a significant new tax deduction taking effect in 2018 under the new tax law. It should provide a substantial tax benefit to individuals with "qualified business income" from a partnership, S corporation, LLC, or sole proprietorship. This income is sometimes referred to as "pass-through" income.
The deduction is 20% of your "qualified...
The year is quickly drawing to a close, but there’s still time to take steps to reduce your 2017 tax liability — you just must act by December 31
1. Pay your 2017 property tax bill that’s due in early 2018.
2. Make your January 1 mortgage payment.
3. Incur deductible medical expenses (if your deductible medical expenses for the year already exceed the...
With kids back in school, it’s a good time for parents (and grandparents) to think about college funding. One option, which can be especially beneficial if the children in question still have many years until they’ll be starting their higher education, is a Section 529 plan. Tax-deferred compounding 529 plans are generally state-sponsored, and the savings-plan option offers the...