Resources, articles, and updates about taxes and accounting for individuals, businesses, and other organizations to help you reach your financial goals.
Here are five year-end tax-deduction strategies that apply if you are getting married or divorced, have children who did or could work in your business, and/or have situations where you give money to relatives and friends. Put Your Children on Your Payroll Did your...read more
When you get busy with your business, it’s easy to forget about your retirement accounts and medical coverages and plans. But year-end is approaching, and now’s the time to take action. Included below are six action steps for 2018 that can help you reduce your taxes...read more
It’s time to examine your existing cars, SUVs, trucks, and vans for some profitable year-end business tax deductions. Your first step is to identify your gain or loss on sale. Once you have the gain or loss, know these basic rules: Gains attributable to depreciation...read more
Two questions: Do you need a replacement business car, SUV, van, or pickup truck? Do you need tax deductions this year? If you answered “yes” to both questions, here are some ideas for you to consider: Buy a New or Used SUV, Crossover Vehicle, or Van with a GVWR...read more
The beauty of tax planning your year-end stock portfolio is that it might cost you pennies in commissions but allow you to pocket real money. Here’s the basic strategy: Avoid the high taxes (up to 40.8 percent) on short-term capital gains and ordinary income. Lower...read more
Your year-end tax planning doesn’t have to be hard. Outlined below are five strategies that will increase your tax deductions or reduce your taxable income so that Uncle Sam gets less of your 2018 cash. Prepaying your 2019 expenses right now reduces your taxes this...read more
Starting now, this year (2018), you have to consider your Section 199A deduction in your year-end tax planning. If you don’t, you could end up with a big fat $0 for your deduction amount. If your taxable income is above $157,500 (or $315,000 on a joint return), then...read more