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Alicia Tuovila

Alicia Tuovila

Alicia Tuovila is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a master of science in accounting from University of Central Florida. She is currently licensed in the state of Tennessee.

Alicia has a background in public accounting and nonprofit accounting. Her vast accounting experience includes budget preparation, month- and year-end closing, financial-statement preparation and review, and financial analysis. Since 2019, she has written accounting, tax, and personal finance articles.

As of December 2022, Alicia also owns and operates a boutique fitness center with bungee fitness, aerial arts, dance, and yoga classes. She has enjoyed this journey into entrepreneurship, and it has given her a new perspective on the importance of accounting and compliance for small business owners.

Articles by Alicia Tuovila

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Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards for November 2023

One powerful tool for shaking off high-interest debt is a balance transfer credit card. You can save yourself quite literally thousands of dollars.

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What Is the Average Tax Refund?

Wondering if your tax refund is typical? What is a tax refund, anyway? Here is what you need to know about tax refunds and the average refund in 2023.

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Best Tax-Preparation Software 2023

Are you wondering which tax software is right for you? We have reviewed and compared the top six. Here’s where each one excels.

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Tax Prep Checklist: Documents to Gather Before Filing

You can save significant time at tax time by preparing now. Here are the documents you should gather in advance of filing your taxes.

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Is a Merchant Cash Advance (MCA) Right for Your Business?

A merchant cash advance (MCA) can provide you with access to funds quickly when your business is in need of cash, but be aware of the high APR on repayment.

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Rolling Over 401(k): An Essential Guide

When you separate from a job where you have an existing 401(k), you have options. Here’s how to roll over your 401(k) and the tax implications of doing so.

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When Should You Pay Your Credit Card Bill?

Paying your credit card early may ease your mind as your billing due date arrives, but it may also improve your credit score.

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Roth vs Traditional IRA

Here are some key differences between a Roth IRA and a traditional IRA to help you choose the best investment account for your personal situation.