Hutchinson & Walter—it has a nice ring to it. I’m sure I will answer the phone many times using the old name.
I have been over to the new building frequently and it is almost ready for us to move in. There are walls and carpet but still no doors on the offices.
As I mentioned in my last … Read more
As many of you are aware, we are planning to move our offices to a new location in late December/early January. The new address will be 1407—116th Avenue NE Suite 222 Bellevue, WA 98004.
However, I’m not sure how many of you knew we are going to make a name change at the same time. Starting in December, the … Read more
October is a great month. Ripe with exciting holidays such as Columbus Day and United Nations Day. Did I forget Halloween?
Halloween is such a fun event. Who doesn’t have childhood memories of going house to house with your pillow case and coming back with enough candy to last until Xmas.
The ups and downs of this celebration are … Read more
I’ve always liked this Quote. It is from Heraclitus the Philosopher. Change is indeed coming our way.
Right after the October tax season ends this year, we will be readying our office for a move to a new location. We are a little cramped at our current office (which we have been in for ten years).
Our new home … Read more
When I arrived in Seattle from Aberdeen, South Dakota, I had never seen a pro baseball game in my life. I came to Seattle because my brother lived here and told me what a great place it was to live.
My first time in the King Dome was a truly magical event. It was so big. The fake grass … Read more
Did you know that the IRS issued over $5.2 Billion in fraudulent refunds last year? I’ve heard that the profit from Identity Theft has exceeded the profits from the drug trade. No wonder criminals are retooling their operations towards a crime that does not need a gun or a fast boat or plane has flexible hours and the only … Read more
Neil Sedaka sang that song back in 1962 and it is as true today as it was then. Breaking up, is hard to do. Which is why you seldom tell your dry cleaner that you have found someone else. You simply do not bring your clothes to them anymore and it is a good guess that they aren’t saying … Read more
Nexus—this is not a new luxury automobile. It is a tax term that is used to describe your involvement in another state. If you have nexus in a state, there is a chance you have to file a tax return in that state.
You would think CPA’s would be familiar with the term—and we are. However, having nexus in … Read more
Over the 30 plus years I’ve been involved with accounting and taxes, we have had an overhaul of the tax laws just about as often as we have had a new president.
We understand this—each candidate has their own special plan for raising or lowering taxes and once in office, they work to implement those life changing rules for … Read more