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Affordable Care Act Laws And Your Taxes

July 16, 2015

Be on the lookout for 2 tax forms: Form 1095-B ( sent by health insurer) and Form 1095-C ( sent by larger employers). If you received subsidies in 2014 to reduce the cost of health care, look for Form 1095-A. If you were uninsured for part of, or all of, 2014 look for Form 8965( […]

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Employee Benefits: How To Handle Them

July 1, 2015

Many companies offer a variety of employee benefits to their staff in order to keep them satisfied. The types of benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance, retirement plans, vacation and sick leave. This Financial Guide provides an overview of the types of benefits that businesses provide for employees and what’s involved in […]

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7 Biggest Misconceptions Business Owners Have About Their Tax Returns

July 1, 2015

One of the biggest hurdles you’ll face in running your own business is staying on top of your numerous obligations to federal, state, and local tax agencies. Tax codes seem to be in a constant state of flux making the Internal Revenue Code barely understandable to most people. The old legal saying that “ignorance of […]

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7 Ways To Save Even More Income Taxes

July 1, 2015

Did you know you can use your previously funded IRA to fund the current year’s deductible contributions? Well, you can. If you don’t have enough cash to make a deductible contribution to your IRA by April 15th (2015), here is how you can still take the tax deduction for tax year 2014. To get started, […]

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Tax Planning For Small Business Owners

July 1, 2015

Tax planning is the process of looking at various tax options in order to determine when, whether, and how to conduct business and personal transactions to reduce or eliminate tax liability. Many small business owners ignore tax planning. They don’t even think about their taxes until it’s time to meet with their accountants, but tax […]

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Tax Tips for Members of the Military

July 1, 2015

Special tax benefits apply to members of the U. S. Armed Forces. For example, some types of pay are not taxable. And special rules may apply to some tax deductions, credits and deadlines. Here are ten of those benefits: Deadline Extensions. Some members of the military, such as those who serve in a combat zone, […]

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Tax Tips for Students with a Summer Job

July 1, 2015

Is your child a student with a summer job? Here’s what you should know about the income your child earns over the summer. All taxpayers fill out a W-4 when starting a new job. This form is used by employers to determine the amount of tax that will be withheld from your paycheck. Taxpayers with […]

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Travel & Entertainment: Maximizing Tax Benefits

July 1, 2015

Tax law allows you to deduct two types of travel expenses related to your business, local and what the IRS calls “away from home.” First, local travel expenses. You can deduct local transportation expenses incurred for business purposes such as the cost of getting from one location to another via public transportation, rental car, or […]

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Pomp and Circumstance

June 24, 2015

June is Graduation Season, and odds are good that you’ve spent some time seated on a cheap folding chair or arena bleacher watching someone proceed down an aisle in an expensive cap and gown. Commencement speakers will thank the faculty, staff, and parents who made it all possible. But how many of them thank the […]

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