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  • Filing for an extension isn’t without perils April 7, 2016 Yes, the federal income tax filing deadline is slightly later than usual this year — April 18 — but it’s now nearly upon us. So, if you haven’t filed your return ...
  • Entrepreneurs: What can you deduct and when? March 31, 2016 Starting a new business is an exciting time. But before you even open the doors, you generally have to spend a lot of money. You may have to train workers ...
  • Tips for deducting losses from a disaster, fire or theft March 24, 2016 If you suffer damage to your home or personal property, you may be able to deduct these “casualty” losses on your federal income tax return. A casualty is a sudden, ...
  • 3 Income-Tax-Smart Gifting Strategies March 16, 2016 If your 2015 tax liability is higher than you’d hoped and you’re ready to transfer some assets to your loved ones, now may be the time to get started. Giving ...
  • Make a 2015 contribution to an IRA before time runs out March 10, 2016 Tax-advantaged retirement plans allow your money to grow tax-deferred — or, in the case of Roth accounts, tax-free. But annual contributions are limited by tax law, and any unused limit ...
  • 2 benefits-related tax credits just for small businesses March 3, 2016 Tax credits reduce tax liability dollar-for-dollar, making them particularly valuable. Two valuable credits are especially for small businesses that offer certain employee benefits. Can you claim one — or both — of ...
  • New Lease Accounting Standard – Right of Use (ROU) February 29, 2016 After a decade in the making, on February 25, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued its controversial lease accounting guidance in Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-02, Leases ...
  • What’s your charitable donation deduction? February 25, 2016 When it comes to deducting charitable gifts, all donations are not created equal. As you file your 2015 return and plan your charitable giving for 2016, it’s important to keep in ...
  • How to max out education-related tax breaks February 19, 2016 If there was a college student in your family last year, you may be eligible for some valuable tax breaks on your 2015 return. To max out your education-related breaks, you need ...
  • Deduct home office expenses – if you’re eligible February 11, 2016 Today it’s becoming more common to work from home. But just because you have a home office space doesn’t mean you can deduct expenses associated with it. Eligibility requirements If you’re an ...