Location: Westland, Michigan, United States

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Thursday, December 30, 2004

Aid For Tsunami Victims May Be Tax Deductible

The IRS has announced that donations made for the benefit of the victims of the devastating tsunami last weekend in Southeast Asia may be tax deductible:

Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Recent Changes May Affect Your 2004 Taxes Various taxpayers may benefit from recent tax law changes. Will you be one of them?

New Tax Guide Available

Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax , is a comprehensive tax guide the IRS publishes each year. Use it to find out what's new for your 2004 tax return and some of what to look forward to in 2005.
Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax (PDF 2MB)

IRS - Optional State Sales Tax Tables

PUB. 600 (PDF 93K)

Friday, December 24, 2004

Michigan 2004 Income Tax Forms

2004 Income Tax Forms

Includes - Under Related Documents :
2004 MI-1040 Michigan Individual Income Tax Instruction Book

Wednesday, December 22, 2004

Michigan -New Information - 2004 Tax Year

New Developments for Tax Year 2004

Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Free Financial Tools And Resources

Visit the MACPA's financial literacy resource center to learn how you can better manage your budget, prepare for your future financial needs, assess your current spending and so much more. A number of personal financial planning resources, including information on the services that CPAs provide, have been pulled together to create this one-stop-shop to answer just about any financial question you may have.

Sunday, December 19, 2004


Quote of the day:
"What a rip. We're not supposed to sell bogus tax avoidance schemes to gullible people with big bucks anymore."
CPA Kerry M. Kerstetter at, shedding no tears over the new version of Circular 230, the document governing standards of tax practice before the IRS.

Wednesday, December 15, 2004


Blogs of Prof. Paul L. Caron (University of Cincinnati School of Law) (

Arkansas CPA Kerry M.Kerstetter

Iowa CPA Roth and Co.shareholder Joe Kristan(

Prof.Clarissa C. Potter (Georgetown University Law Center)(

Prof. Daniel N. Shaviro ([New York University School of Law) (

Professor James Edward Maule