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Vehicle Tax Deduction Alternatives?

The tax dilemma for business drivers If you use a vehicle for business driving, you have a tax choice: deduct your actual expenses or use an IRS-approved standard mileage rate. Frequently, the actual ...

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Do You Have a Home Office?

How to preserve your home office deduction Do you work from home? Frequently, you can qualify for home office deductions offsetting taxable income from a sole proprietorship or other small business. ...

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Tax Favored Education Savings Plans

Saving for school? Check out the updated 529 plan Now that your teens are heading back to school this fall, it's a good time to start planning for their higher education. That means you may be ...

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Historic Building Tax Credits

How to nail down the historic structures credit Are you thinking of renovating a building you own in an historic part of town? Before you start knocking down walls, find out if the building qualifies ...

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Tax Benefits of Summer Camp For Kids

  Are you sending your kids to summer camp while you and your spouse work? Not only will your kids enjoy it, you will also when you see the potential tax break. If certain requirements are met, the ...

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100% Deduction For Company Outings

    Have you planned a summer outing for your employees? It might be a picnic or barbecue for the Fourth of July. Despite recent tax law changes eliminating most entertainment and meal deductions, ...

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Business Education Tax Breaks

Maybe you feel the need to brush up on your skills in your particular line of work. One option is to take a refresher course at a local college this summer. What makes it even more enticing? You may ...

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Business / Vacation Travel Expenses

Richard Ong / June 01, 2018 /

Tax Deductions

Travel Expense - Business or Personal?...

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New Depreciation Rules For 2018

Richard Ong / May 03, 2018 /

Tax Deductions

Here are four new and improved depreciation tax breaks: The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes numerous provisions designed to stimulate business growth, including changes in depreciation ...

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What Type of IRA is Right For You?

Richard Ong / March 18, 2018 /

Tax Deductions

It's 2018, so it's too late to cut your 2017 tax bill…right? Wrong. If you qualify, you can deduct all or part of a contribution to a traditional IRA made before April 17, 2018 on your 2017 tax ...

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