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Important Tax Changes for Individuals and Businesses

Posted by Missy Dennis on Jan 9, 2020 8:05:00 AM

Every year, it's a sure bet that there will be changes to current tax law and this year is no different. From standard deductions to health savings accounts and tax rate schedules, here's a checklist of tax changes to help you plan the year ahead.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Taxes, Retirement, Managing Your Tax Liability, Tax Deduction, Tax Credit, Tax Return, Tax Planning, HSA, Tax Reform

Deducting Business-Related Car Expenses

Posted by Scott Farnes on Jan 1, 2020 8:17:00 AM

If you're self-employed and use your car for business, you can deduct certain business-related car expenses.

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Topics: Business Ownership, Taxes, Tax Deduction, Small Business, Business Expenses

Tax Benefits of Health Savings Accounts

Posted by Scott Farnes on Dec 26, 2019 7:48:00 AM
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Topics: Personal Finance, Taxes

How the Sharing Economy Affects Your Taxes

Posted by Taylor Bennett on Dec 19, 2019 8:16:00 AM

If you've ever used--or provided services for-- Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, Etsy, Rover, or TaskRabbit then you're a member of the sharing economy and it could affect your taxes. The good news is that if you've only used these services (and not provided them), then there's no need to worry about the tax implications.

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Topics: Taxable Income, Personal Finance, Taxes

Tax Breaks for Business: Charitable Giving

Posted by Scott Farnes on Dec 17, 2019 8:24:00 AM

Tax breaks for charitable giving aren't limited to individuals, your small business can benefit as well. If you own a small to medium-size business and are committed to giving back to the community through charitable giving, here's what you should know.

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Topics: Business Ownership, Taxes, Tax Deduction, Small Business

Business 2019 Tax Provisions: The Year in Review

Posted by Missy Dennis on Dec 9, 2019 7:57:00 AM

Here's what business owners need to know about tax changes for 2019.

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Topics: Business Ownership, Taxes, Small Business

Individual Taxpayers: Recap for 2019

Posted by Missy Dennis on Dec 4, 2019 8:35:00 AM

As we close out the year and get ready for tax season, here's what individuals and families need to know about tax provisions for 2019.

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Topics: Personal Finance, Taxes, Managing Your Tax Liability, Tax Credit

Identity Theft and Your Taxes

Posted by Missy Dennis on Nov 26, 2019 8:32:00 AM

Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. It presents challenges to individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies, including the IRS.

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Topics: Taxes, Tax Scam

Tax Treatment of Virtual Currency Transactions

Posted by Taylor Bennett on Nov 21, 2019 8:03:00 AM

If you've invested in Bitcoin and decide to sell you need to consider the impact of virtual currency transactions on your taxes. Here's what you should know:

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Topics: Taxable Income, Personal Finance, Taxes, Record Keeping, Tax Return

Year-End Tax Planning Strategies for Businesses

Posted by Missy Dennis on Nov 11, 2019 8:02:00 AM

A number of end-of-year tax planning strategies are available to business owners that can be used to reduce their tax liability. Here are a few of them:

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Topics: Business Ownership, Taxes, Managing Your Tax Liability, Small Business, Tax Return, Tax Planning, Business Expenses