Going Hollywood

Just a few short weeks and the film, Lake Effects, will begin production at Smith Mountain Lake. I am so excited for the producer and my friend, Sara Elizabeth Timmins! She has worked hard to see her vision become a reality. Little did I know when I met Sara Elizabeth a year ago that I [...]

By | September 21st, 2010|Blog|0 Comments

HIRE a new employee, get the help you need and tax breaks you can feel good about!

? The recently passed Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act (HIRE) gives employers two types of tax relief. Employers can receive an exemption from paying for hiring employees who meet a particular threshold for unemployment, and then earn a credit for retaining employees for a particular time. In other words, you can save money while [...]

By | July 29th, 2010|Blog, Taxation|0 Comments

2009 Tax Provisions for Individuals

Tax season is here once again and with it are many changes to the tax law. Highlights of the new tax provisions include homebuyer credits, unemployment credits, education credits, and health coverage credits. The homebuyer credit was expanded and extended on November 6, 2009. The provisions according to the IRS website (http://tiny.cc/homebuyer250)?include: An eligible taxpayer [...]

By | January 4th, 2010|Blog|Comments Off on 2009 Tax Provisions for Individuals

The Goddess Entourage

An entourage is a group of associates that surrounds us. A well-crafted entourage will not only add flavor to your business and personal life, but contribute to your success in both areas. An entourage is different from a clique, which is an exclusive group of people. A clique is closed and doesn't allow for the [...]

By | August 18th, 2009|Blog|0 Comments