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Your 3 Types of Taxed Income

  • 27 August 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Your 3 Types of Taxed Income

Taxes are fickle. One classification misunderstanding and the IRS could blindside you with a tax or a tax rate you weren’t expecting. Small business owners are especially vulnerable since their personal and business assets can be uncomfortably intertwined. The key to tax savings is in understanding three main types of taxed income and how the money you make (or lose) should be classified. 


Taxability of Employee Snacks Versus Meals

  • 20 August 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
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Taxability of Employee Snacks Versus Meals

Here’s something to chew on: The IRS continues to clarify its position on deducting the cost of free food provided to employees. This time, office snacks get a delicious boost while other meals lose their deductibility entirely.

Employee Theft Could End Your Business

  • 23 July 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 188
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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: 179
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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: 177
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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:

Surprising Taxes On Alernative Investments

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Surprising Taxes On Alernative Investments
As your net worth grows, your financial advisor may suggest diversifying your portfolio with alternative investments. These assets can include gold and real estate. Cryptocurrencies are another emerging investment area. The amount you invest and how you invest in these alternative areas, however, can affect your taxes in surprising ways.

Business Tax Deduction FAQs

  • 25 June 2019
  • Author: Cari Holbrook
  • Number of views: 273
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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: 257
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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: 310
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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.


Retiring & Your Taxes

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Retiring & Your Taxes

While taxes, in general, are a constant, tax codes are ever changing. Each year presents a different set of tax implications when it comes to retirement. If you're planning on retiring soon, congratulations! Enjoy and celebrate, but also take some time to understand how retiring right now will influence your future tax returns. 

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