Supreme Court Showdown: The Fate of American Wealth Taxes

Some politicians’ dreams of imposing a wealth tax on the richest Americans face a critical juncture as the United States Supreme Court prepares to weigh in on a seemingly minor tax dispute involving a $14,729 tax liability. The case, known…
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Isler NW COVID-19 Announcement

Isler Northwest LLC is continuing to provide tax and accounting services during the COVID-19 pandemic, while also taking steps to protect the health and safety of our employees and our community. We are closely monitoring local, state and federal…

Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

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Article Highlights: Business Owners Family and Home Records Disaster Scams Self-help Publications Government Assistance This year’s wildfires, record rains, flooding, tornadoes, hurricanes and potential for earthquakes…
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States Sue U.S. to Void $10,000 Cap on State and Local Tax Deduction

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Four states – New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey – have sued the federal government to void the tax-reform cap on the federal itemized deduction for state and local taxes, contending that limiting the deduction is unconstitutional.…
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Americans paid $15 billion in overdraft fees last year, CFPB says

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Article by Jackie Wattles | Featured on CNN Money Americans have racked up billions -- yes, billions -- of dollars worth of overdraft charges. In 2016, U.S. consumers paid a total of $15 billion in fees for bouncing checks or overdrafting --which…

1 Bitcoin Is Now Worth More Than An Ounce Of Gold

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Article by Laura Shin | Found on Forbes Fueled by speculation that a bitcoin ETF could be approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission in the next week or so, the price of bitcoin has risen steadily, finally surpassing the cost of…
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Winners Of $1.3 Billion Powerball May Face Suits By Friends, Co-Workers, Family

Article by Robert W. Wood | Featured on | Image Credit: Julie Clopper / The Powerball jackpot rose to $1.3 billion. These astounding numbers seem even more likely to brew big potential liabilities. Of course, the…