Happy Holidays From Ramsay & Associates!

As we enter the last week of the year, we’re busy working on year end tax projections and wrapping up other projects before the New Year dawns and brings with it the 2014 tax season.

We wanted to take a moment and thank all of our clients and the great communities of Mahtomedi and White Bear Lake for their support and patronage during 2013.  We’ve had a front row seat for the ups and downs of the economy over the last five or so years, and it’s great to see that things seem to be, at last, turning for the better.

There have been a bunch of changes around here over the last year; we spruced up the building, made a slight change to our name and a big change to our website, which is now found at ramsaycpa.com.  We have a couple new team members, and are poised to make 2014 even better than 2013, which was pretty great already.

From all of us at Ramsay & Associates, have a great holiday and a prosperous New Year.

About the author

Brady is the owner of Ramsay & Associates. He specializes in financial statement preparation and personal, fiduciary and corporate tax and accounting.

His professional experience includes seven years' experience for local and national CPA firms before joining Ramsay & Associates in 2006.

He has a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the Minnesota Society of CPA's, an Eagle Scout, as well as an active volunteer in the community.

Tax Day!

It’s official – in 15 hours, the 2012 tax season will be in the record books.  It’s been a wild ride, thanks to the late decisions by Congress on the tax aspects of the Fiscal Cliff, the software problems that plagued the industry, (which we thankfully escaped), and a normally 3 month filing season that was shortened by more than a month due to the late changes by lawmakers.

We wanted to take this chance to thank all of our clients for your continued business.  Whether you’re a new client this year, or you’ve been with us from the beginning back in 1976, we sincerely appreciate the opportunity to serve your tax needs, and more than that, to watch as your life unfolds over the years.  You’re the reason we all come to work every day, and love what we do.

Giving Thanks

The holidays seem to blur together just a bit more each year.  Still, Thanksgiving is a wonderful opportunity to take time and be thankful for what we’ve been given throughout the past year, and for the gift of family and friends.

Here are a few inspirational quotes to help spur you in your pursuit of the attitude of gratitude.

“Reflect on your present blessings- of which every man has many- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens, Writer

“I cannot tell you how to be rich. But I can tell you how to feel rich, which is far better, let me tell you firsthand, than being rich. Be grateful. It is the only totally reliable get rich quick scheme.” – Ben Stein, Actor

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.” – Cicero, Roman philosopher