Avoid Being Scammed Like Real Housewife Heather Dubrow

When I set out to make a career out of my writing a few months ago, I would never have considered that I would be published by Forbes. I mean, Forbes is FORBES.  A household name. The creme de la creme. And yet, here I am. I December, I became a Forbes contributor.

For my first post, I had the rare opportunity to write about two of my passions: accounting and Real Housewives. I mean, life is good.

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Today you can find me on Forbes!!! sharing Heather Dubrow’s story of being scammed out of nearly $2 million by her accountant of more than 20 years, and what you can do to avoid the same fate.

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Tax Credit Donations Support Local Kids & Families

If you’re an Arizona resident looking for a last-minute break on your state income taxes, consider donating to local organizations that will give you a dollar-for-dollar reduction on your state income taxes.

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Today you can find me here sharing a few local organizations that need your donations.

Donating Artwork

I recently had the opportunity to attend a lecture on Art & Legacy Planning at the Phoenix Art Museum and heard a talk by Susan L. Brundage, Director of Appraisal Services at Art Dealers Association of America. She shared a lot of great information on maintaining documentation for artwork, getting artwork appraised, and the tax implications of donating artwork.

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Today you can find me here with a reminder of how important it is to maintain good documentation when donating works of art.

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