Rich Streitfeld, CPA

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Richard Streitfeld – Buddhist Mensch

Social InSecurity

My husband(s) left me (8 of them did); I’m a starving artist.  Will I end up a poor lady? La La Gabor, Hollywood La La:  There is hope for you. If you stayed married with any one of your men for 10 years, you can receive Social  Security benefits as early as age 62 if
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Zen Mensch Accounting

RAISE THE MOST, COAST TO COAST?
NON-PROFIT REGISTRATION HEADACHES

Think it’s easy being a non-profit? (NOT!) There is the constant struggle for funding, which gets harder as times get leaner.  There is finding the right people for a productive, engaged board that still gives proper authority to staff — a fine line. Now comes another possible headache — multi-state registration. Typically a local non-profit
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Richard Streitfeld – Buddhist Mensch

What’s the Use Tax?

You know about sales tax.  But did you know about state “use tax”. If you did and you ignored it, you have plenty of company. But now, Rhode Islander’s — especially businesses — need to understand and account for it. Use tax is essentially sales tax that does not get charged at the point of
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Richard Streitfeld – Buddhist Mensch

Tax Wish-List
Campaign Season Edition!

Q: I borrowed $300,000 to go to law school. Now I am finally able to make a modest living but my income is “too high” to deduct my student loan interest. That’s Chutzpah! Ellen Dershiwitz, Attorney A: Yup! Don’t you love it? You borrow money to go to school to get a good job, then when you
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