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medical bills and taxes - can you deduct them?

Do you have a lot of medical bills that you pay on each month? Could those medical bills be deducted from your tax bill this year? I was helping my mother take care of all of her finances after my dad passed away. I didn't realize how many bills she had coming in each month for medical treatments that my dad had undergone months, even a year earlier. I started doing some research about medical bills and tax deductions. If you have medical bills, take a minute to read through this blog to gain some knowledge that can help you decide what you can do when tax time comes around.


medical bills and taxes - can you deduct them?

Ready To Start A Business? 3 Professionals You Need First

by Don Walters

If you are ready to start a business but you aren't sure where to begin, there are three professionals you want to meet with and hire before you open your doors for business. You want to make sure that you have everything in line legally and financially, and you need to be protected with proper insurance. Here are a few professionals you want to interview and hire when you are ready to be a business owner.

Insurance Expert

There are many types of insurance you need combined into your business policy, and you want an experienced business insurance agent working for you. You need to be covered against any type of potential liability problems where you could be sued, and you need insurance to protect you from worker's compensation, theft, natural disasters and more. The expert will assess your business and the industry you're in to put together your policy.

Accounting Professional

As soon as you start collecting, you have to pay taxes, you have to pay your staff and taxes need to be taken out, and you have to be incredibly responsible and detailed with your finances. This is a lot for new business owners to handle, and often it's best left to the professionals. Find a business accounting professional that works with businesses your size, and who you can afford to do the work. It will pay off having expert help when it comes tax time, and they can also give you great financial business advice.

Business Attorney

You need to have a business attorney even if you haven't had any troubles or you don't expect any, because there are many deals, transactions, and issues that can come up that need legal advice and assistance. Your lawyer will want to look over your business insurance coverage before you open. You want someone whom you can trust and who can give you the legal business advice that's needed to be successful. Many law practices focus on business law, so you can find a group of lawyers if needed.

Starting a business is a risk, but when you hire the right professionals to help you won't have to worry about making risky decisions on your own, and you'll have people looking out for the best interest of your business. Make sure that you have consulted with all three of these experts before you expect payment or provide a service or item to anyone. 

For business accounting services, contact a company such as Broutman & Co., P.C.