J.D. PANTZIS, C.P.A., P.C.’s Holiday Prayer

As you probably know if you are paying any kind of attention to events OUTSIDE of Brooklyn (which, this week, you’d certainly be sane if you DIDN’T pay attention to the national news), the government is in “shutdown mode”. This means that unless the President and Congress can come together on a budget agreement, a slew of government agencies will … Read More

James PantzisJ.D. PANTZIS, C.P.A., P.C.’s Holiday Prayer

The Art of Connecting With Influencers by James Pantzis

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 J.D. PANTZIS, C.P.A., P.C., these “holidays” are a bit of a misnomer. That’s because while we still seek very much to be present (if I can use that … Read More

James PantzisThe Art of Connecting With Influencers by James Pantzis

Six Key Year-End Tax Moves That Brooklyn Folks Should Consider

Do you see that train barrelling towards the station? The one with “2018” all over it? This calendar year is about to change in under three weeks, and most people I know couldn’t be happier about the fact. But what that means for our Brooklyn clients and friends here at J.D. PANTZIS, C.P.A., P.C. … well, ye olde clock is … Read More

James PantzisSix Key Year-End Tax Moves That Brooklyn Folks Should Consider

2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Brooklyn Taxpayers

Wait, you thought I meant the holidays? Ha. As much as I love Andy Williams, what I REALLY mean is tax planning season. That is to say, year-end moves. 🙂 And next week, I’ll give you some generalized moves you can make that can affect your tax bill (in positive ways only). But the real reason I get excited about … Read More

James Pantzis2018 Tax Planning Strategies Questionnaire For Brooklyn Taxpayers

James Pantzis’ Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

With the Thanksgiving leftovers mostly consumed by this point, we are turning our eyes to year-end matters. And this year, there are LOTS of things to consider as we approach 12-31-18. Because yes — the standard deduction this year has been significantly increased, and it might make sense for you to take that. Or, it might not. There are so … Read More

James PantzisJames Pantzis’ Nine Can’t Miss Questions For Year-End Tax Planning

James Pantzis’ Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

Is it just me, or does it feel like Thanksgiving week arrived suddenly this year? And how did it get here so fast? With so many momentous events over the past few weeks (elections, shootings, wildfires, and more), it feels a bit surreal — and incongruous, even — to think about pausing for the sake of giving thanks. But, as … Read More

James PantzisJames Pantzis’ Reflections On Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation While Our Country Is In Chaos

One Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Brooklyn — Generous Charitable Contributions

Now that we have a divided Congress again, we can all sit back and enjoy the gridlock that is headed our way. Or something. I don’t blame you if you tune out from politics — and I also don’t blame you if you find yourself jumping more intentionally into the fray. There’s lots to be frustrated by, and plenty to … Read More

James PantzisOne Significant Habit Of The Wealthy In Brooklyn — Generous Charitable Contributions

What To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Brooklyn

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 … maybe the shouting never ends. … Read More

James PantzisWhat To Do When You Experience A Sudden Income Increase In Brooklyn

One Trump Tax Plan Mistake That James Pantzis Wants You To Avoid

The internet can be a confusing, anxiety-inducing space. The national news is downright scary (and tragic), and places that used to be the province of baby pictures and goofy status updates are becoming increasingly divided over cultural questions and differences. But on top of it all, finding good information about how to rightly handle your finances in light of the … Read More

James PantzisOne Trump Tax Plan Mistake That James Pantzis Wants You To Avoid

Delayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Brooklyn

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For sports fans, that was quite a run last week. The NHL crowned its champion (and the nation’s capital seemed like it was one massive street party for the weekend), the rest of the NBA conceded to the Golden State Warriors, and we witnessed another Triple Crown in horse racing. Now, well … there’s baseball. But this is a good … Read More

James PantzisDelayed Gratification: Staying Focused to Get Ahead (Later) in Brooklyn