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We encourage you to contact us and just ask if we can help. It seems that everyday we encounter people who are in the midst of a crisis. Oftentimes it is tax or financial related. What many people do not realize is that we have collected a wealth of free information and make it available …

NC Sales Tax on Labor

Effective March 1, 2016, NC will begin to charge sales tax on labor. It is a complicated process to determine if sales tax applies to a specific transaction. First, it only applies to those businesses considered in “retail trade.” And, it only applies to services considered repair, maintenance, or installation services.

Avoiding Probate: Is It Worth It?

When you die, your estate goes through a process that manages, settles, and distributes your property according to the terms of your will. This process is governed by state law and is called probate. Probate proceedings fall under the jurisdiction of the probate court (also called the Surrogate’s, Orphans’, or Chancery court) of the state …