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Kingsbury Business Services is a full-service business firm specializing in taxes and retirement services, serving clients throughout the Dickinson and the Gulf Coast Area for well over 35 years.

KBS offers a full range of services, including monthly bookkeeping, payroll, accounts payable, professional income tax preparation, business and retirement consulting and business management services.

We currently provide services to well over 1000 business/individual clients in the Dickinson and Gulf Coast area in addition to various states and foreign countries.

We specialize in small businesses, understanding the lack of time to perform essential duties as well as the difficulties that can occur while operating your own company. We combine many years of experience, extensive business knowledge/experience, down-to-earth, friendly, professional, personal service, accessibility, and affordability to help you reach your goals and to maximize your company’s profitability.

Honesty, reliability, and integrity are the cornerstone from which KBS is operated. It is a pleasure and an honor to serve our community and our clients.

Our History

Kingsbury Business Services was founded in early 1970’s by Robert G. Kingsbury, as a part time business in his home. Robert and Paula Kingsbury established the company full time in 1978. They currently serve as Co-Presidents and CEO. Together they have successfully grown the company to its present status.

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Without any conflicts of interest we put your needs first

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What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

 

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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