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The Downside To Overworking

  • 13 August 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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The Downside To Overworking

Always working? New research shows a startling downside for being overly “productive.” It doesn’t work, and it can actually shorten your life.

Monsanto Settlements: The IRS is the Biggest Winner

  • 8 August 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 50
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Monsanto Settlements:  The IRS is the Biggest Winner

The bizarre Trump tax law that kills tax deductions on legal fees means Monsanto plaintiffs walk away with much less than they hoped, as they are double-taxed on legal fees. And the IRS? It could score billions of dollars.  

Employee Theft Could End Your Business

  • 23 July 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 115
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Employee Theft Could End Your Business

Fraud is all around us these days, but it’s not just strangers who find us vulnerable. Your own employees could be stealing from you. The problem can be especially devastating for small business owners, who surprisingly tend to lose the most.


Tom Petty's Estate Is Free Fallin'

  • 16 July 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 95
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Tom Petty's Estate Is Free Fallin'

There’s no doubt the late, great rock star Tom Petty thought he had his legacy all wrapped up in a neat package before he passed away. Like too many before him, he was wrong.


Work During Vacation Could Pay Off

  • 9 July 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 110
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Work During Vacation Could Pay Off

Mixing business with pleasure while traveling this summer? Some of it might be tax deductible, but the rules are tricky. Your ability to deduct travel expenses depends on this criteria:

Business Tax Deduction FAQs

  • 25 June 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 189
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Business Tax Deduction FAQs

What expenses can my business deduct on its taxes? It’s such a simple question, yet the answer is shockingly complex. No tax situation is one-size-fits-all, and the rules are constantly changing. To offer clarity, we found some of the most “Googled” business deduction questions and answer them here.


Tax Changes for Employee Moving Expenses

  • 18 June 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 193
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Tax Changes for Employee Moving Expenses

Qualified moving expense tax treatment for employees has changed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The transition started in 2018, but taxpayers are still being blindsided by what’s no longer covered.


Painful IRS Lessons Continue for Actor Wesley Snipes

  • 11 June 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 251
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Painful IRS Lessons Continue for Actor Wesley Snipes

Actor Wesley Snipes served four years in prison for tax evasion, but it wasn’t enough to wipeout his $23.5 million tax bill. For that, Snipes continues his more than 13-year battle with the IRS, and the hits keep coming.


5 Audit Mistakes To Avoid

  • 28 May 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 265
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5 Audit Mistakes To Avoid
The IRS audits less than 1% of all tax returns. Before you breathe a sigh of relief, that still adds up to about 1 million audits every year. IRS software is helping to automate the process by flagging returns that show abnormalities. Perhaps the return deviates from what’s normally filed, or it’s been linked to a family member or business partner who is being audited, for instance.

Tax Havens: Legal or Not?

  • 21 May 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 307
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Tax Havens:  Legal or Not?

Google shifted nearly $23 billion in profits to a tax haven in Bermuda in one single year, allowing it to avoid triggering U.S. income taxes and European withholding taxes on its foreign income. How did they do it? Are using tax havens in this way legal?


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