Newsletter

By Chip Cooke - Audit Report Issue 51. As I will often do after getting through the morning e-mails, this morning I was off to check headlines on all of my preferred news outlets.  Often times I can find inspiration from some local or world event to...

Everyone embraces reaching a positive milestone and we, here at Tax Management Associates, are no different.  We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, years of service and graduations.  We are constantly striving towards new goals and marking our progress through the years. It is also worth stopping to...

By Josh Salman A Siesta Key investor, who had fraudulently claimed a homestead tax break on rental property, has paid more than $235,000 to satisfy government liens. It was the largest lien for homestead exemption fraud ever processed by the Sarasota County Property Appraiser’s Office, the agency...

How TMA Helps Clients Right the Fiscal Ship

By Chip Cooke It’s everywhere you look these days. The nation is awash in red ink as the recession continues to batter state and local government budgets. For the past three years we have watched as revenues from income tax, sales tax and property tax have declined throughout our client base. Pressure to eliminate items from client budgets has resulted in staff declines, early retirements, eliminated programs and stalled capital projects. With few exceptions, this downturn has become the new normal.