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IU Northwest School of Business Offers Free Tax Preparation Families Making Under $50K Annually are Eligible for Service

rot1Beginning Friday, Feb. 7 and continuing on most Friday evenings through April, Northwest Indiana families with less than $50,000 in annual income may take advantage of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics. This service provides free electronic tax filing of federal and state returns for local families.

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Organizing Paperwork Makes Tax Time Easier

save-on-taxesRather than waiting until a few days (or the day!) before the tax-filing deadline, start organizing your paperwork now. After all, the earlier you file, the earlier you’ll get your refund — if you’re entitled to one. And if you end up owing the IRS money, at least you can file on time and avoid paying late filing penalties.

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2013 Year-End Tax Planning Basics

financial-planningYou don’t want to pay any more in tax than you have to. That means taking advantage of every strategy, deduction, and credit that you’re entitled to. However, the window of opportunity for many tax-saving moves closes on December 31, so it’s important to evaluate your tax situation now, while there’s still time to affect your bottom line for the 2013 tax year.

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Portage Chamber Rise & Shine Free Public Seminar - Wills & Trusts

Scott-McClureThe Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce will host a one-hour seminar free to the public concerning myths and facts about wills & trusts on December 4 at 8 am at the Portage 16 IMAX conference room.

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Valparaiso University Law Clinic Accepting New Cases

Valparaiso-University-NightThe Law Clinic at Valparaiso University Law School, which provides free legal representation to individuals with limited income, is now accepting new cases.

The Law Clinic represents low-income residents of the region in matters such as debt collection defense, consumer issues, landlord/tenant disputes, guardianships, adoptions and tax concerns involving the Internal Revenue Service. Clients must meet income eligibility guidelines.

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Rhame & Elwood Employee Spotlight: Patrick McEuen

Patrick-McEuenAlthough Patrick McEuen is still a relatively new face at Rhame & Elwood in Portage, he is a seasoned veteran when it comes to the practice of law. McEuen, who joined the Rhame & Elwood team a year ago, is in his 20th year of law.

“It’s gone by very quickly,” he said. “I just woke up one day and I said, ‘Wow, this is my 20-year anniversary of the practice of law.'”

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New Tax Guide a Valuable Asset for Indiana Businesses

Indiana-Taxation-230x300We take great pride in helping to educate our members and customers through our many publications. The latest example is the newest edition of the Indiana Taxation Handbook, a valuable resource for those who deal with Indiana tax issues.

As a result of changes in tax law and policy over the last two legislative sessions, new and revised sections of the Indiana Tax Handbook: 2013-14 Edition include:

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