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Home Office Tax Deduction

IRS Home Office Tax Deduction – Rules & Calculator

If you're a small business owner, freelancer, or independent contractor who maintains an office at home, you may qualify for a tax break by...
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How Parents Can Maximize Child-Related Tax Deductions & Credits

During tax season, do you spend hours or even days wrestling with old receipts, canceled checks, W-2 forms, 1099s, and statements from your banks,...
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Filing Taxes After Divorce – Tax Implications & Claiming Children

Divorce is hard. It can be stressful emotionally, mentally, physically and financially. When you add tax issues - already a confusing subject -  divorce doesn't...
Reporting Capital Gains Loses

Tax Form 8949 – Instructions for Reporting Capital Gains & Losses

In an effort to help make filing taxes easier this year, we are breaking down the various IRS tax forms to help you know if you...
1099 Form Taxes

What is a 1099 IRS Tax Form – 1099-INT, 1099-R, SSA-1099...

In an effort to help make filing taxes easier this year, we are breaking down the various IRS tax forms to help you know...
Pay Irs Taxes Online

How to Pay Taxes to the IRS – Online, Check or...

You've assembled and organized all of your tax documents to meet the July 15 tax filing deadline, and you've discovered that, unfortunately, you didn't have...
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Important Tax Due Dates & Deadlines – 2020 IRS Tax Calendar

Do tax deadlines seem to sneak up on you? April 15 isn't the only important day on the tax calendar. There are a number...
Family Limited Partnership

What Is a Family Limited Partnership (FLP) – Pros & Cons

The U.S. could experience some rather drastic tax changes in the near future. For instance, if the so-called Buffett Rule passes, capital gains taxes...
Charitable Giving Money Dollars

How Tax Reform Affects Deductions for Charitable Giving This Year

It may be better to give than to receive, but for many taxpayers, receiving a tax break for their charitable giving is a good incentive. Charitable donations stand at an all-time high, but new tax policies may be threatening people's desire to give. As with most tax deductions, there are a lot of rules and limitations you need to be aware of if you want to stay generous without overpaying Uncle Sam.
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State Tax Rates Comparison – Property, Sales, Income & Social Security...

When it comes to your federal income taxes, you pay the same rate no matter where you live, but each state - and sometimes...
Uncle Sam Steal Wallet

4 Reasons the IRS Can Seize Your Income Tax Refund Money...

If you recently filed your tax return and were expecting a nice, fat refund check, you might be shocked to check the refund status and...
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IRS Schedule C Tax Deductions & Expenses for Small Business Owners

Running a small business puts serious demands on your time, energy, creativity, and talent. Knowing where you are financially is a critical component. Whether...