“There is nothing wrong with a strategy to avoid the payment of taxes. The Internal Revenue Code doesn’t prevent that.”

- William H. Renquist, Supreme Court Justice

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Pro active tax planning is a strategy or series of tax planning strategies designed to take advantage of every legal avenue to pay less taxes. Without tax planning, a taxpayer can end up paying thousands in unnecessary taxes they should not be paying in the first place.

Accounting and tax preparation services often leave small business owners, real estate investors and retirees overpaying income taxes on business revenue, medical services, rental income, capital gains, retirement income and even social security. Pro active tax planning maximizes the taxpayer’s bottom line from all angles of taxation – income, capital gains, payroll, self employment, state income and estate taxes.

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The Tax Videos cover different aspects of tax planning taken from a survey of LinkedIn business owners, entrepreneurs and investors. The Small Business page contains resources that address benefits tax planning for small business owners and the Real Estate page addresses issues facing most real estate investors from landlords to contractors.

If you are working with your accountant with a pile of receipts and you did not know you could deduct your kids braces, there is nothing that can be done come April 15th. The good news is it doesn’t have to be that way. A pro-active tax plan will tell you what to do, when to do it and how to do it, so you can start paying less income tax right away.