What Changes Affect My Filing Taxes in 2017 (Part I)

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Over the course of this year, I’ve written (check the “Search” box on the right, with the keyword ‘Tax’ or click on the black band above and choose the “Taxes” section to find those articles) about the ridiculous way our (your?) Congress has acted to update our tax laws. By including tax code provisions in a highway bill, a mass transit bill, and a trade package bill- plus within the Bipartisan Budget Act and the PATH (Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes) Acts. (Those last two were, indeed, logical places to regulate taxes.)

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It’s in the bag????

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When I used to travel three, four, five days a week, I always wanted to eat meat when I was home. Because I felt deprived of it when I wasn’t home. (Except in New York City- and less than ten locations in the rest of the US, it was hard to find kosher meals.)

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Bet you never thought you knew some ChemE!

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Most of you know that I am a ChemE. (I am lots of other things, but I have wanted to be a ChemE since I’ve been a tyke and I approach almost everything I do using the mindset of this discipline.)

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Not quite brain surgery

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I was worried a while ago.  While one of my friend was talking with us (we were sitting around a table at St. Elmo’s for our morning discussion), I noticed his hands were trembling.  I thought he had more than enough coffee- or, worse, he was developing Parkinson’s Disease.

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I’m not going to lose my shot

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That song from “Hamilton”- with its refrain carried through a variety of songs- resonates in my soul.  I’ve always tried to get my ventures- and my clients ventures- to become the success of which we all dream.

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Let us count the ways…

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The year is drawing to a close. Which means most of us are preparing for what we will do in 2017.
Over the next few weeks, I’ll be going over how and what we should be doing (that we can still do) to save money on our taxes. But, today, I am going to ask you to consider a few things to make your 2017 great.

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NSAID Safety?

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A dozen years ago, Vioxx was given the axe. This pain medicine, developed by Merck, was considered to be a menace. Because the risk of heart attacks were much higher than expected.

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