Closing Up Your Winter Home

Door Lock

It’s never too early to start thinking about summer! Especially for those of us who have stayed up north during the winter. We’re counting the days until everything has thawed out and we can once again enjoy the great outdoors. If you’re also looking forward to summer up north but have the benefit of spending your winter somewhere warm, you’ll want to start preparing for your home to be closed up for summer. Here’s a rundown of things to consider for closing up your home.

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Posted 3/6/2019

The U.S. Territories: A Crash Course for Tony

Puerto Rican Sunset

Tony is going on a little trip this month and boy oh boy is he excited! His sister, Toni (ya, I know), has been living down in Puerto Rico and Tony is finally going to see her new place. He told me all about his trip and how he’s preparing – bought a new bathing suit, found his sunglasses, ordered some sunscreen, pulled a few things from his summer clothes out of storage, and renewed his passport. This gave me pause. First of all, sunscreen and sunglasses can, and should, be used year-round – UV rays don’t go away in winter. Secondly, you don’t need a passport to go to Puerto Rico, Tony, it’s a U.S. Territory. Lastly, add your phone to your checklist so TaxBird logs the days out of New York – we don’t want another issue with statutory residency this year!

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Posted 2/7/2019

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