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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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    2014 Mileage Standard Rates Released by the IRS

    GUESS WHAT?  The price of gasoline is down when compared to the prices of 2012/2013. GUESS WHAT?  IRS Standard Mileage Rates for 2014 are also down! The standard mileage rate goes down 0.5¢ Many Americans eagerly wait to see what the IRS will do with mileage rates for the upcoming year.  Well, sad to say, most […]

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  • Small Business & CPAs – Lesemann Interviewed for Small Business Week

    J. A. Lesemann, Jr. CPA CGMA, Managing Member of Lesemann CPA, PLLC, was recently interviewed by Marty Minchin for the Charlotte Observer and the Raleigh News and Record.  The intereview was published during Small Business Week.  Topics covered are some of the many benefits that CPAs provide to small businesses every day. While many know that when tax time […]

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  • Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Update

    Many of our clients have asked us for updates on the ever changing status of implementing the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare).  As of today (November 13, 2013), we know that the website problems are supposed to be fixed by November 30, 2013.  However, as we all know, many other issues exist that have not […]

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    Lesemann to Speak on NC Tax Modernization at LKN Chamber July 19th

    Lesemann CPA, PLLC’s Managing Member, J. A. (Jay) Lesemann, Jr. CPA CGMA will be speaking at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce on July 19, 2013.  The topic will be: NC Tax Modernization – Friend or Foe??? Jay will be covering a multitude of areas including: When, why and how the tax modernization initiative started Who is […]

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  • WSIC Commerce Club Presentation – TaxMageddon & The Fiscal Cliff

    Lesemann CPA, PLLC Managing Member, J.A (Jay) Lesemann spoke to the  WSIC Commerce Club  on November 6, 2012 and presented attendees with valuable information and insights on TaxMageddon and the Fiscal Cliff. Download the presentation Taxmageddon and The Fiscal Cliff to find out what this means to you, your business and what you can do between […]

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  • 2012 CPA Day of Service

    Friday,  September 21 was the CPA Day of Service.  This is the one day out of the year that CPAs unite across North Carolina for a day of giving back to the communities that have given us all so much.  I couldn’t be more proud of this group !

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    2012 Mileage Rates Released by IRS

    On December 9, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service released their standard mileage rates (or SMR) for the 2012 calendar year.  With the price of gasoline falling over the past few months, there was little change in the rates.  Business rates increased 0.5¢ (55.0¢ to 55.5¢ per mile) and the medical and moving standard mileage rate […]

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