Heated debate ahead on tax reform proposals
President Obama recently said that he wants a tax reform/deficit
reduction package by August and lawmakers have many proposals to
consider. The President has introduced a $3.77 trillion budget for
FAQ: What is "cost of goods sold"?
A business that manufactures products to be sold, or purchases
products for resale, must value its product inventory at the
beginning and the end of each tax year to determine the cost of
May 2013 tax compliance calendar
As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware
of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar
summarizes important tax reporting and filing data for individu...
FAQs: When can I deduct job-hunting expenses?
Job-hunting expenses are generally deductible as long as you are
not searching for a job in a new field. This tax benefit can be
particularly useful in a tough job market. It does not matter
FAQ: What is a tax return transcript?
Taxpayers can request a copy of their federal income tax return and
all attachments from the IRS. In lieu of a copy of your
return (and to save the fee that the IRS charges for a copy of your
How do I?… Claim the adoption tax credit
Adoptive parents may be eligible for federal tax incentives. The
Tax Code includes an adoption tax credit to help defray the costs
of an adoption. Recent changes to the adoption tax credit
FAQ: Are summer camp costs deductible?
With school almost out for the summer, parents who work are
starting to look for activities for their children to keep them
occupied and supervised. The possibilities include sending a child
to day ca...
Scope of information reporting continues to expand
Information reporting continues to expand as Congress seeks to
close the tax gap: the estimated $350 billion difference between
what taxpayers owe and what they pay. Despite the recent rollback
FAQ: What is a limited liability company?
A limited liability company (LLC) is a business entity created
under state law. Every state and the District of Columbia have LLC
statutes that govern the formation and operation of LLCs....
How Do I? Write Off Bad Business Debts
A business with a significant amount of receivables should evaluate
whether some of them may be written off as business bad debts. A
business taxpayer may deduct business bad debts if the receivable
Estimated tax: Getting it right
Estimated tax is used to pay tax on income that is not subject to
withholding or if not enough tax is being withheld from a person's
salary, pension or other income. Income not subject to withho...
FAQ: What are the rules for claiming dependents?
The tax rules surrounding the dependency exemption deduction on a
federal income tax return can be complicated, with many
requirements involving who qualifies for the deduction and who
Deducting receivables as bad business debts
While the economy continues to slowly recover, many businesses
continue to face customers struggling to pay outstanding bills for
services or goods. The Tax Code provides relief to businesses
Common IRA contribution and distribution mistakes
Individual retirement accounts (IRAs) -- both traditional and Roth
IRAs -- are among the most popular retirement savings vehicles
today. Protecting the value of your IRA (and other retirement
How Do I: Claim residential energy credits?
There are two important energy tax credits that can benefit
homeowners in 2010: (1) the nonbusiness energy property credit and
(2) the residential energy efficient property credit. Collectively,
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