Happy President’s Day


With the highly publicized upcoming Presidential debates, primaries, and caucuses
occurring this month as well as the nation celebrating Presidents Day honoring both Presidents Washington and Lincoln, let us reflect on some historic Presidential tax facts.

President Lincoln signed into law a measure to help pay for the Civil War. This measure created a Commissioner of Internal Revenue and the nation’s first income tax.

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Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015


The recently enacted “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015” extended and expanded many important tax provisions for both businesses and individuals.

The following is a brief overview of the more than 50 individual and business tax deductions, tax credits, and other tax-saving laws that have been extended, some made permanent.

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Get Ready – The Tax Man Is Coming

The holidays are over; the holiday decorations should come down for another year, my New Year resolutions have yet to be broken and the shopping season credit card will be in the mail any day now.

And of course, before the holiday break, I read last month’s “The Sassetti Scoop” blog and applied all the available year-end tax planning tips to organize my affairs with the goal of lowering my taxes.  Great job, now what?

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December Wrap Up


The month of December is always a busy and full time for shopping, cooking, enjoying holiday parties and events, and getting the house ready for the winter.

It is also the time of year when savvy taxpayers get their “tax house” in order. Did you have a better than expected year financially? If so, you can probably benefit from an end-of-year donation to a charity (or charities

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Successful Businesses…


..have one thing in common-motivated and productive employees.

A company’s employees are one of its most valuable assets, no matter what the size of the company. Regardless of status within the company, all employees have psychological needs related to competence, relevance and some level of autonomy. Managing and motivating them is one of the most important and challenging tasks. But in the end a motivated employee is a productive employee which adds to the bottom line.

here are numerous opportunities to increase productivity and job satisfaction and some require little to no financial investment, but may require an adjustment of management practices.

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Let us introduce ourselves

Sassetti LLC is very excited to announce the launch of the “Sassetti Scoop”! The Scoop is a blog that aims to deliver accounting and tax insights on current industry trends; provide advice on issues facing management, businesses and individuals; and shares general commentary on the ever-evolving business world.

Each post will be written by a member of our firm and will bring with it that professional’s unique perspective and expertise.

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