What does the 2016 Presidential Election mean to you, your business, and your family?

Every presidential candidate enters into the race with their own proposed plan for the nation. Whether their focus is on the economy, homeland security or healthcare, there is usually an underlying tax implication that affects us as individuals, business owners or investors.

Although you can learn a lot from the media about what is happening in the 2016 Presidential Election, a great place to learn about the tax policies being proposed by each nominee is on their website. You can use the following links to view their proposals on tax and business reform, as well as other areas of their campaigns.

Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump

It is our right to vote and our responsibility to be educated voters. We owe it to our forefathers, ourselves and the generations to come. An educated voter is aware of what each candidate stands for and how their proposed policies will affect the nation as a whole.

If you still have questions after visiting each candidate’s website, feel free to visit their local campaign offices. Each candidate typically has a campaign office in every major city where representatives are available to answer your questions.

Find your local campaign office by going to the nominee’s website, and selecting the section for volunteers or via Facebook.

Now that you are ready to vote, let’s make sure that you are registered to vote!!!

Not being properly registered to vote is one of the issues a voter may experience when it comes to Election Day. To prevent any issues with casting your vote CLICK HERE to check the status of your voter’s registration.

If you recently became of legal age to vote or have moved since you last voted CLICK HERE to register or to update you voter’s registration. You can find information specific to your state, on how to get registered, as well as registration cut-off dates.

Now that you have the tools and access, make sure you encourage everyone you know to get registered and to vote. Election Day happens on November 8, 2016 and each one of us hold the power to change not only the tax and business laws that may be negatively affect us, but the laws that also affect our individuality, families and community. VOTE 2016!

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Written by Desnoyers CPA

Desnoyers CPA

Known for her friendly, outgoing nature and her rare talent for financial foresight, Lydia Desnoyers has been serving individuals and small businesses in Florida since 2010. After earning her Master’s Degree in Accounting from Nova Southeastern University and her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Florida State University, she became a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner.