Career Planning Advice From A Connecticut Business Owner

Like me, you’ve probably heard: “Do what you love, and the money will follow!” Hogwash. Personally, I love lying on the beach, but unless I start looking like a supermodel, there’s not much chance of me getting paid for it. What we do get paid for is working like expert professionals. Which, as it were, is what we happen to … Read More

Emelia MensaCareer Planning Advice From A Connecticut Business Owner

Read This Before Trusting Your Tax Filing To A Connecticut Tax Professional

Listen, I know how hard it is to move from one tax professional to another. Which is why I would like to take a minute here to address YOU, if you are someone who hasn’t yet made the decision to use our services. After all, we’ve helped many taxpayers “make the switch” over to us for tax filing, year after … Read More

Emelia MensaRead This Before Trusting Your Tax Filing To A Connecticut Tax Professional

Do Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

Have you met with us yet? The Super Bowl and the Oscars are over. The IRS has been accepting electronically filed returns for a couple weeks now. Which means, well … it’s about to get real. We are getting busy around here at Team Emelia Mensa CPA. Which is why I have mentioned a few times the importance of filing … Read More

Emelia MensaDo Not Procrastinate Tax Filling In 2020 by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

All People Are Tax People by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

… except, well … when they aren’t. Or when they have a question. Or when they have to deal directly with the IRS (yikes). Or when they have any kind of complications in their return. Or … I could go on, but you get the point. The Super Bowl is behind us (congrats KC and coach Andy Reid), which means … Read More

Emelia MensaAll People Are Tax People by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

A Guardian Plan For The Unexpected by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

This is the week the real work begins. The IRS started electronically accepting returns on Monday (the 27th), and our offices have already been hopping. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s a GREAT idea, this year of all years, to get a jump on your taxes. I won’t rehash all the reasons, because some Connecticut people are still waiting on a … Read More

Emelia MensaA Guardian Plan For The Unexpected by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

How To Plan For Retirement by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

  The IRS is set to begin receiving tax returns on the 27th. That means, it’s about to get VERY busy around here. Which is exactly how we like it. We’ve been preparing since the summer for this year’s tax return process, integrating all of the nuggets we’ve been unearthing within the “new” (as of last year) tax code that … Read More

Emelia MensaHow To Plan For Retirement by Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

2019 Tax Planning and Almost Completely True Facts About Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

Yes, here I am again — and yes, I know the W-2’s haven’t arrived, and you might not have begun to really think about little ol’ Emelia Mensa CPA and your taxes yet. But today I want to offer you some reasons why … well, you should. In fact, there are LOTS of good reasons. For instance: get your refund … Read More

Emelia Mensa2019 Tax Planning and Almost Completely True Facts About Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA

Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA’s 2019 Tax Documents List

The new decade is finally in full swing. With big holidays the last couple weeks, you might be like me — this week is when the real work begins. The work of doing something NOW to start in on those goals for the year. As I recently wrote: it’s not about the goals … intentions backed up by ACTIONS are … Read More

Emelia MensaEmelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA’s 2019 Tax Documents List

Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA’s Guidelines for Setting Financial Goals You Can Keep

Just like last week, this week straddles the holidays, and so regular routines are still a little choppy, probably, for you. And here at Team Emelia Mensa CPA, we’re working HARD on end-of-year moves for various Connecticut clients, as I write this, knowing that EVERYTHING changes on Wednesday of this week (which might already be past by the time you … Read More

Emelia MensaEmelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA’s Guidelines for Setting Financial Goals You Can Keep

Emelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA’s Annual Holiday Prayer

Congress has been busy. They’re home for the holidays, but before they left, they passed a flurry of bills that you might be interested in. Oh, and yes … the House impeached the President. There is also that. I make no comment about that, but I DID want you to see these provisions that had been set to expire (but … Read More

Emelia MensaEmelia Mensa EA, CPA, CGMA’s Annual Holiday Prayer