News and Information Relevant to Your Financial Success

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  • Focus Friday at the Chamber – 2017 Tax Updates

    Will Congress deliver? – Do we want them to? November 17, 2017 8:30am – 10:00am Sign up Now – Seating Limited Remember Tax Armageddon 2013?  Tax laws were expiring, Congress and the President were at an impasse and many thought the world was getting ready to crumble.  Fast forward 4 years and what do we […]

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  • 5 Tips to Reset Your Stress Response

    Because stress related to work, family issues and other events is something that affects many of us, it’s important to reset your own stress response to protect your health and productivity. Sharon Melnick, Ph.D., a business psychologist, offers these tips: Act don’t react. According to Melnick, “Stress occurs when we feel that situations are out […]

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  • Sharing the Projected Tax Rates for 2018

    Even though the official numbers have not yet been published by the IRS, we’ve projected many of the key tax figures for 2018. Although significant tax reforms are being discussed by lawmakers, these numbers assume no change in the current tax laws on which the numbers are based. Exemptions 2017 Projected for 2018 Personal and […]

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  • Apps To Help College Students Save Money

    As a parent, we all try to instill the importance of savings to our children. This is even more important as your child prepares for college, and their life ahead. Technology, with it’s many benefits has proven time and again that it can be very helpful, and with new apps appearing in the marketplace every […]

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  • Beware of Tax Scams During the Summer Months

    The IRS has issued a warning about new tax scams that many unsuspecting citizens have fallen prey. In this issue of our Lesemann CPA e-Alert, we want to help you understand a bit more, and protect yourself from becoming a victim. If you have any fear that you may be getting scammed into an IRS […]

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  • Protect Yourself and Your Business from Cyber Attacks

    Since the latest cyber attack “Wanna Cry“, that held numerous people and businesses at bay with a ransom-ware type exploit, you need to be sure you’re that you take steps to protect yourself. If you’ve not already taken steps to secure your data and systems, this Lesemann CPA newsletter should help you get started. Inside, […]

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  • Tips for Minimizing Risk During a Flood Event

    Like it or not, the season is here when many home and small business owners experience a flood. In this newsletter from Lesemann CPA, we’ll share a few tips on how you can protect your property and reduce risk of further damage. Detailed Flood Prevention Tips Include: How to Spot and Treat Structural Damage When […]

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  • Selling your House?  5 Easy Steps to Move It FAST

    Selling your house is often an emotional time for all those involved.  While it is difficult to understand, most, if not all, prospective buyers don’t care to see 50 pictures of little Johnny’s progression through life.  In fact, they could care less.  What is important is to paint, declutter and plant (PDP). If you commit […]

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    Diversity and Inclusion – Key to Chamber’s New Chair

    On January 1, 2017, Lesemann CPA PLLC’s Managing Member J A Lesemann Jr CPA CGMA became chair of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. Lake Norman’s premier business newspaper – Business Today sat down with him to discuss his goals for the upcoming year – his most important two being diversity/inclusivity and entrepreneurship for the Chamber. Click […]

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    Lesemann Presents 2013 Tax Update to Lake Norman Chamber

    On February 18, our Managing Memeber, J. A. (Jay) Lesemann, Jr. CPA CGMA, presented “2013/2014 Income Tax Update – The Tricks, The Traps, The Tips” to the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce monthly Lunch & Learn Series.  During this hour, he discussed: Tax laws that expired at the end of 2013 New rules that apply for capitalization […]

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