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  • 01:02

    Adoption Tax Credit 2014-2015

    in Parents

    It's time for our annual adoption tax credit show. If you had adoption expenses in 2014, can you get a federal tax credit for them? Is this tax credit applicable to foster care adoption, or international adoption, or infant adoption? Can you claim birth mother expenses. Host Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, will interview Becky Wilmoth, an Enrolled Agent and Adoption Tax Credit Specialist® at Bills Tax Service, and a frequent speaker on this topic. We also have Josh Kroll, Adoption Tax Credit and Adoption Subsidy Coordinator at the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).


     


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on the adoption tax credit can be found here.

  • 01:02

    Adoption Tax Credit 2012-2013

    in Parents

    It is tax time again, and adoptive parents have lots of questions about the Adoption Tax Credit for 2013. Our guest experts to talk about this credit are Mark McDermott, adoption attorney and adoption tax credit expert; and Josh Kroll, the adoption tax credit expert at the North American Council on Adoptable Children. adoption, adopting children, adoption tax credit, federal income tax, domestic adoption, adopting a baby, adopting a child, international adoption, adopting from Russia, adopting from foster care, adopting from China, adopting from South Korea, adopting from  Bulgaria

  • 01:03

    Adoption Tax Credit

    in Parents

    The Adoption Tax Credit has caused a great deal of confusion this year. We have a terrific panel of experts to answer your questions about this refundable tax credit and to talk about what the future holds.  Mark McDermott Washington, D.C adoption attorney and past president of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys; Jackie Perlman, principal tax research analyst with The Tax Institute at H&R Block; and Josh Kroll, adoption tax credit specialist with the North American Council on Adoptable Children. Adoption Tax Credit 2011, Adoption Tax Credit 2012, Adoption Tax Credit 2013. Getting the adoption tax credit for a failed adoption. What expenses qualifiies for the adoption tax credit? International adoption. Foster care adoption.

  • 01:07

    How to Do an Independent Private Adoption in the US

    in Parents

    It is possible to do an independent adoption without using an adoption agency. 


    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews two of the top adoption attorneys that facilitate independent adoptions in the US: Steven M. Kirsh and Mark McDermott.


    Creating a Family has thousands of free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org. 


    If you enjoyed this show, we would very much appreciate you leaving us a review on iTunes. It only takes a moment and it really helps others find us. Thanks.


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on adoption can be found here.

  • 01:03

    Tax Tips for MLM and Home Base Business Owners

    in Business

    Discover how to legally, morally and ethically reduce your taxes, $5,000 to $10,000 or more each year. 
      The U. S. Congress has created laws that encourage individuals to be
    entrepreneurs to start and run their own businesses. Home Base Business
    Entrepreneurs have many more potential deductions available to them than the
    everyday taxpayer. Here is a list of some of the categories from the IRS's Schedule C.




    Advertising

    Bad debts from sales/services

    Car and truck expenses

    Commissions and fees

    Cost of goods sold

    Depletion

    Depreciation and section 179 expense
    deduction

    Employee benefit programs

    Expenses for business use of home (form 8829)

    Insurance

    Interest - Mortgage- Credit Cards - other

    Legal and Professional Services

    Office expenses

    Rent or lease of vehicles, machinery and equipment

    Repairs and maintenance

    Supplies

    Taxes and licenses

    Travel, Meals and Entertainment

    Wages paid to employees

    and many more that a qualified tax pro can help you find!

     


     


     


     


     

  • 00:43

    Money Day Thursdays: Climbing The Credit Ladder

    in Spirituality

    Here we will talk about credit, what it is, what it isn't, why you need it and why some people don't deal with it at all.  Is credit a scam, is it a means to keep middle and low class people in debt by giving them an ullision of being able to attain things that they simply cannot afford?  Are credit cards bad news? Get some facts about credit cards and why you should consider getting rid of a few that you have. And let's not even talk about bankruptcy, but we will anyway. Contact me for your personal Intuitive Consultations, Spiritual Ligecoaching sessions and Energy Healing Sessions by going to http://www.thestarseedhealer.com

  • 00:26

    Credit Card Processing - Chip Compliance - Sport of Winning

    in Marketing

    Is your business credit card compliant with the new chip compliance?  Listen in as Marcia Hawkins, President of Video Broadcast Services and Kyle Clouse, Vice President speak about credit card compliance and how to make sure your business is compliant.

  • 00:46

    Adoptee Connection

    in Family

    Please join host Pam Dixon Kroskie on her newly structured radio show. Pam produced a successful radio show for a National Non-Profit for over three years and over 70,000 listens. Her previous guests were Michael Reagan, Patti Hawn and Daryl McDaniels from RUN DMC just to name a few. Pam also is an author herself of a children's book "Jack and Emma's Adoptee Journey"  Pam is also the President of HEAR- Hoosiers for Equal Access to Records- a non profit that has introduced legislation in Indiana- for adoptee rights.


    Pam's first guest in this series will be Sherrie Eldridge:


    A twice-reunited adoptee, Sherrie Eldridge is a straight-shooting, transparent, and compassionate author, speaker, and trainer in the field of adoption. Her books are research-based, yet woven within are poignant messages pounded out on the anvil of her own adoptee heart.


     This is what makes Eldridge unique! 


    One adoptive parent said she had a beautiful heart because she had the courage to tell him what his daughter might experience.


    Her first book, Twenty Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed, is required reading by many adoption agencies and universities. She has also authored six other books. Sherrie helps readers and listeners to understand the adopted child’s perspective on adoption and how to deepen connections between parent and child.


    Sherrie has been married to Bob Eldridge for 49 years. They have 2 married daughters and six grandchildren. For more information: http://SherrieEldridge.com


     


     

  • 01:03

    Love and Credit

    in Self Help

    Lorie Woodruff, has partnered with Financial Education Services, to educate individuals about financial programs that protect their credit, identity, family, finances, and futures. Their flagship service is credit restoration. This service is helping renters looking to buy a home, individuals/homeowners who have experienced hardships, and business owners looking to improve or start their business. She is working alongside a team of committed business professionals to bring about better financial education. Her “Credit Makeover” presentation brings forward awareness of how to increase ones credit scores to bring about a better lifestyle and affordable options in life.
    Divya Parekh, is an international leadership wellness coach and speaker, eVirtual Team Leader and International Coach Academy career Community Leader who has worked with coaches and professionals on six continents.  Co-author of an international best-seller book “The Voyage to Your Vision”, Divya heads The DP Coaching Group, which helps executives, professionals and coaches  embrace their inner confidence and endeavor for continual enrichment to achieve desired success. 


    You will learn how to apply proven strategies to


    -Identifying good and bad credit habits in a relationship
    -Scoring points by implementing healthy credit tips
    -How to restore your relationship with "real talk" about credit and financial education
    -Turning your troubles into a 30 day challenge


     


     


                 

  • 01:29

    Meet Peggy Green-Ernst, Director, AFFT, and our discussion all things Fair Tax

    in Politics

    Director of government relations for Americans For Fair Taxation(AFFT) Peggy Green-Ernst joins us in discussing the current movement to completely overhaul the tax system with a total 100% rebuking of the 70,000+ page monstrosity known as the Progressive Income Tax and its enabler, the IRS; replacing it with a tax system that works for ALL Americans the Fair Tax. We will also get her take on PopVox which has allowed grassroots organizations and people get their voices heard.


    With a groundswell of experience Peggy not only talks The Talk, but walks The Walk in getting things done. 


    Show times:  6 pm PT - 7 pm MT - 8 pm CT - 9 pm ET - Every Wednesday


    All shows are live but are recorded for future play.  We invite you to copy and share all programs. 


    Caller Lines:  (619) 393-6478 or toll free (888) 436-1206

  • 00:10

    Procrastination

    in Education

    In this episode I want to talk about the word "procrastination". What that means to you and your credit repair efforts. Why it's good to jump in now as there's no time like the present.


    Why don't you present yourself a gift; begin in the present to get your present.


    Don't wait until it's too late. Get started now.


    Fred Livai, Certified FICO Pro


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    800-972-3970