Free at Last…Cost of Goverment Day 2010

In Tax Planning by Daniel Friedel

With the rising deficit and a substantial economic strain on our Government, it is not terribly surprising that our Government’s financial woes tickle down, resulting in a larger financial burden on Americans. August 19th marked the “Cost of Government Day” for 2010.  This is the day the average American has earned enough gross income to pay off his or her …

IRS Customer Un-Satisfaction…Facebook a Close Runner-Up

In Tax Planning by Daniel Friedel

As a tax attorney, I have the pleasure of routine interaction with the IRS.  However, I must confess my dealings with the IRS are not as efficient and streamlined as I would like.  Therefore, it came as no surprise to find that the IRS’s customer satisfaction is far from stellar.  Surprisingly I did not expect to see social icon, Facebook,  …

Estate Plan Anxiety?? Join the Club…

In Estate Planning by Daniel Friedel

Many people seem to avoid estate planning either because we do not want to think about death (particularly our own) or we do not want to think about all the paperwork, emotion, and flat-out hassle involved.  It’s kind of like digging out and organizing all your tax information for the year to bring to your CPA…but worse.  Your CPA only …

Income Tax Planning Basics for 2010

In Tax Planning by Daniel Friedel

With a substantial portion of provisions in the Internal Revenue Code (Code) set to expire the end of this year, I am strongly encouraging my clients to take advantage of the current tax planning opportunities available this year.  In the midst of the over sensationalized estate tax repeal and first-time homebuyer credit, the Code provides numerous other tax benefits that …

2009 Tax Planning – It’s not to late!

In Uncategorized by Daniel Friedel

As 2009 is quickly coming to an end, many taxpayers are looking for opportunities to minimize the money they will owe the IRS.  Considering the numerous taxpayer-friendly legislation implemented this year, I encourage you to assess your prospective tax situation (if you have not already done so) and consider some year-end tax planning. Here’s a review of the tax basics …

Welcome to TaxAttorneyFlorida.com!

In by Daniel Friedel

Hello, my name is Sarah E. Martello and I’m happy to write this first installment of TaxAttorneyFlorida.com! More to come!