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If Sir-Tax Could Write Prescription Drug Warnings

by David Lichtenstein, CPA, MST PROCRASTINATE DRUG: Notifying your accountant at the last minute that you are selling your business, and you just want him/her to "review" the purchase & sale documents, just to make sure that you aren't missing anything. DRUG WARNING: Engaging in such an activity...

Sir-Tax is Back with Tales of Real American Heroes

-By David H. Lichtenstein, CPA, MST In the spirit of Fourth of July Week, let's talk about Real American Heroes. We have celebrated them throughout the course of our American history. Those brave souls. In the face of injustice and inequality, they fought for what was right. Yet, they were...

The R&D Tax Credit: IT’S NOT just ROCKET SCIENCE!

- by David Lichtenstein, CPA, MST You know that guy, right? The one who always manages to blurt out “It’s not rocket science!”, when you are struggling to figure something out. Don’t be that guy. Don’t be that guy who loves to state the obvious. I mean really, does anyone...

Amazon Makes Friends With the RI Division of Taxation

Just what is use tax? -by David Lichtenstein. CPA, MST You know that silly question that your accountant asks you every year about out-of-state or online purchases that you made, which may be subject to Rhode Island use tax? Cue the sound of crickets chirping. Well, let me briefly and...

Introducing Sir-Tax

THIS JUST IN: RHODE ISLAND CPA DAVID LICHTENSTEIN HAS EPIPHANY: STARTS TAX BLOG (SIR-TAX) DURING TAX SEASON! The Five Most Common New Year's Resolutions: • Exercise (I personally like to add a few pounds to keep warm in the winter.) • Eat healthy (Doesn't pizza contain all the major...