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Helpful Tips for Preparing Your 2016 Taxes

Posted on · The federal income tax deadline is just over two months away (April 18, 2017), but being prepared well in advance is never a bad idea. Preparing your taxes, after all, can be complicated, so on this edition of Houston Matters, we’re here to help! Craig Shenkman, a CPA and partner with BDO USA, joins us to answer your […]

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Tax Tips for 2016, and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the News: Friday’s Show (February 24, 2017)

Posted on · The federal income tax deadline is just a little under two months away (April 18, 2017), but being prepared well in advance is never a bad idea. Preparing your taxes, after all, can be complicated, so on this edition of Houston Matters, we’re here to help! Craig Shenkman, a CPA and partner with BDO USA, joins us to answer […]

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Answers to Your Year-End Tax Questions

Posted on · Between now and the end of the calendar year, you may have some decisions to make about your taxes — from tax-deductible charitable gifts, to transactions with tax implications, to financial transfers from one type of account to another. The financial moves you make between now and the end of the month can impact the […]

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Office for New Americans, and Your Year-End Tax Questions: Tuesday (December 20, 2016)

Posted on · Last week (Dec. 12, 2016), Mayor Sylvester Turner announced he was creating an Office of New Americans and Immigrant Communities for the City of Houston. Mayor Turner said goal is to “improve access to city services for all Houstonians.” And the mayor said the office will work as an information source for Houston’s large immigrant […]

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Can We Keep All of Houston From Being Audited? Your Tax Questions Answered

Posted on · The April 15 tax deadline is just over a month away. Tax time always tends to add some stress to our lives. Preparing your taxes, after all, can be complicated, but Houston Matters is here to help! We welcome your questions for CPA Craig Shenkman. He’s a partner with BDO USA and can address everything from what forms to fill out, to who you […]

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Your Tax Questions and Loreena McKennitt: Thursday’s Show (March 3, 2016)

Posted on · The April 15 tax deadline is just over a month away. Tax time always tends to add some stress to our lives. Preparing your taxes, after all, can be complicated, but Houston Matters is here to help! On this edition of the program, we welcome your questions for CPA Craig Shenkman. He’s a partner with BDO USA and can address everything from what forms to […]

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End-of-the-Year Tax Advice for 2015

Posted on · Between now and the end of the calendar year, you might have some decisions to make about your taxes. From tax deductible charitable gifts, to transactions with tax implications, to financial transfers from one type of account to another – financial moves you make between now and the end of the month can impact the […]

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2016 Economic Forecast and Your Tax Questions: Monday’s Show (December 7, 2015)

Posted on · The Greater Houston Partnership unveils its annual economic outlook and employment forecast today (Dec. 7, 2015). The report provides an outlook for business and job growth in Greater Houston for 2016. On this edition of Houston Matters, we hear what the GHP’s outlook is for Greater Houston’s economy next year, as Michael Hagerty talks with GHP […]

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Expert Advice for Filing Your 2014 Taxes

Posted on · The April 15 tax deadline is just over a month away. And tax time always tend to add a little bit of stress to many people’s lives. Filing taxes, after all, can be complicated, but Houston Matters is here to help! We welcome your questions for a pair of tax experts, who can address everything from new tax laws to eligible deductions to the […]

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Tax Prep and Accordion Throwdown: Thursday’s show (March 5, 2015)

Posted on ·   The April 15 tax deadline is just over a month away. Tax time always tends to add some stress to our lives. Preparing your taxes, after all, can be complicated, but Houston Matters is here to help! On this edition of the program, we welcome your questions for a pair of tax experts, who can address everything from new tax laws to eligible deductions […]

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End of Year Tax Advice and Domestic Violence & Pro Sports: Houston Matters for Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Posted on · Last week, the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee held a hearing on domestic violence in professional sports. The meeting examined policies regarding domestic violence in the NFL, Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NHL. Committee members say the problem has come into focus since a video surfaced of pro-football player Ray Rice striking […]

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What To Do Before Dec. 31 To Make Tax Season Merrier

Posted on · Christopher Bullock once wrote, “Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes.” We’ll welcome your questions about the latter, and what tax-related decisions you may want to make before the end of the calendar year. Craig Shenkman, CPA, a managing director and partner with UHY Advisors joins us.