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College Financial Planning

How Can You Pay for Your Kid to go to College, Spend and Save as You Are Now, and Increase the Amount of Money You have for Retirement?

Elder Care Financial Care

Finally… Worry Free Financial Management for Your Aging Parent or Family Member.

Estate Planning Done Right

Make Sure Your Family Transitions Prepare Your Children and Your Family for Financial Freedom.

Considering Filing A Tax Extension In East Elmhurst? Read This First.

Last week, I wrote all about those deadlines. <shiver> I know for a fact that the very word can strike pain and anxiety into the hearts of certain of my clients (who shall remain nameless). So, this week ... well, I'm going to give you the chance to exhale a...

Eakub Khan’s Nine Key Questions That Could Affect Your 2019 Tax Bill

Well, here we are into December, the final month of 2019 -- and the final month of this DECADE. A lot sure has changed, for you, for me, and for the world. But before we wax too retrospective, let's sit where we are for a bit.The December holidays are upon us.And it's...

What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Jackson Heights area

I don't know about you, but I am *celebrating* the end of all of the automated phone calls and ads, now that this election is behind us. And no matter how you feel about the results, I hope we can all agree that it's good to put all the shouting behind us.Er, well ......

The Art of Connecting With Influencers by Eakub Khan

Hanukkah is behind us, and Christmas (with its associated slowdown) is just about a week away.The world seems to quiet around that time, no matter your faith tradition, but here at Eakub A. Khan CPA P.C., these "holidays" are a bit of a misnomer. That's because while...

Eakub Khan’s Four Common Investment Mistakes

The stock market has caused some alarm as of late. Will investors wake up panicked or encouraged tomorrow? It's hard to say.But one thing is clear: basing your peace of mind on market signals is no way to live.That said, I'd love to see my Jackson Heights area clients...

An Under-Utilized Tax Break For Jackson Heights area Taxpayers: Summer Day Camp

Okay, that's a joke. We're so busy with our client work, we can't really enjoy the college basketball or the new baseball season, but at least we still have April Fools.And yes, I know that day has already passed. More coffee please.But speaking of things getting past...

Eakub Khan’s Parents’ Guide For Telling Their Family’s Financial Story

How we are raised around financial matters can impact us for a lifetime.When a close friend or family member loses their home, or their job (or both), it can be frightening on several levels. You begin to wonder if the same could happen to you. And, as you're probably...

Eakub Khan on Patterns and Habit, via Parable

Last week I wrote about worry, and this week ... well, the summer is fully upon us, and as things get hotter, some days I come into the office and without the intensity of tax return filing season to keep me distracted, I occasionally find myself a little stuck. Can...

Financial Mindset Management for Our Jackson Heights area Tax Clients

Based on the history of events over the course of the last few decades (both here in Jackson Heights area and beyond), you might have thought that world events would have slowed down in the last week -- that there could begin to be some sense of normality.But no. This...

Training Your Heart For Good Financial Stewardship In Jackson Heights and Queens

Working with my Jackson Heights and Queens clients' finances over the years has given me a bit of a crash course in human behavior. Often, I'm floored by the generosity I see displayed by many clients -- even those without significant means. Other times ... well, I...

How You’re Missing Legal Tax Deductions

Here’s a certain truth: the State and Federal Government would love to have more of your hard-earned money in their accounts. Sure, even though it’s painful, none of us begrudge paying our legal and fair share of taxes.
But the problem is that regular taxpayers, like you, are missing out on legal and safe deductions, to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars in unclaimed refunds every year!