Broker Check

Jennifer Rau, CPA, EA
Accounting & Tax Services, Inc.

EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

Don't Buy The Hype Once Upon a Goal A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

Accounting & Tax Services, Inc. provides a wide variety of tax, accounting and planning services. As part of my commitment to my clients' financial health and welfare I have diversified my practice by combining tax planning with financial services. Most advisors don't have a tax background and fail to be aware of the tax consequences of their recommendations. As a CPA I am in the unique position of knowing your tax situation prior to offering recommendations. My first priority is to save you money and help you pursue your financial goals!

Helpful Content

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

The History of Currency

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

 

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Social Security: What’s Changing in 2016?

There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.

Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips

Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

View all articles arrow

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

View all calculators arrow

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

View all presentations arrow

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

View all videos arrow