Taxes

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Identity Theft – Impacting Your Taxes?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

If your identity is stolen, your finances can quickly become a nightmare. A less obvious problem is the effect identity theft can have on your taxes. Identity Theft Generally, thieves steal your personal data for the purpose of running up credit card charges or opening and abusing new accounts...

Taxes The Texan Way

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

There is an adage that claims that the only things certain in life are taxes and deaths. One could presume that tax laws are as easily determined and understood as one identifies death. When a person stops breathing and his brain stops functioning, he's dead...

Your Auction Business & Taxes

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Taxes is an issue when running an Auction Business. But is there a grey line when it comes to declaring it? It's really within reason if you're going to do a huge amount of it, a small amount is negligible...

The Legalities And Issues With An IRS Levy

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

An IRS levy is an order from the Internal Revenue Security directing TVA to withhold a specified amount of an employee†s pay to satisfy a tax debt. If the IRS determines that we owe back tax then it may issue an IRS levy requiring the deductions from the pay till the back taxes are paid...

Marriage and Taxes

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Getting married is the greatest day for 50 percent of couples. The other 50 percent get divorced. Perhaps the marriage tax penalty has something to do with it. Family Values – Hardly For all the chatter from politicians about family values, it is ironic that the tax code actually penalizes people for getting married...

What are the taxes on earnings?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Almost all governments across the globe are funded– in some form – by the taxation of its citizens. Certain of the taxes are collected at the time of sales or service whereas certain others in a 12 month period or at the end of what they call a fiscal year...

Capital Assets – Gains and Losses for Taxes

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Capital is a unique term when it comes to taxes. If it gains value, you pay a tax. If it loses it, you can write at least some of the loss off. Capital Assets – Gains and Losses for Taxes Practically everything you own is a capital asset...

How To Audit-Proof Your Tax Return Forever: A Recent Close Encounter Of The IRS-Kind

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Congress has passed legislation that is supposed to result in a more "sensitive" Internal Revenue Service. You know, not such a lean, mean, tax-collecting machine. Hmmm . . . . What do you think? A few months ago, one of my clients (let's call him Mr...

How To Avoid Those Mind-Boggling Depreciation Rules

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Tired of dealing with those complex depreciation rules? Thanks to recent tax law changes, here's how to avoid them completely while benefiting from a lucrative small business tax break that not only puts money in your pocket, but also makes the filing of your income tax return much simpler...



Captial Gains Tax Explained

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Capital Gains tax is a federal tax penalty that is imposed on capital accumulation, investment and productivity. Some of the income that is subject to capital gains tax includes the sale of an investment, a home, a family business, a farm or ranch or even a work of art...

How Wealth Tax Is Better Than Income Tax

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Wealth Tax Do you want to move money from the wealthy to the poor? Well, tax wealth. Wealth tax causes far less market distortion, and hence, much fairer than income tax. Wealth tax hurt productivity less...

Deducting Alimony Payments

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Over 50% of marriages end in divorce in the United States. Many divorce decrees include provisions for the payment of alimony. The IRS takes the position that such payments constitute a form of income and create an alimony tax deduction for the person making payments...

Are You Overpaying Taxes If You Use Tax Preparation Software?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

For many business owners the answer to this quandary is tax preparation software. Fill out a fairly simple interview, click “print†and out comes a completed return that will pass muster with the IRS...

Tax Tips for New Ecommerce Entrepreneurs

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

New ecommerce entrepreneurs can find them confused and confounded by the tax and accounting requirements of their venture. And that†s a shame: If someone†s spotted a great new category and successfully built a web presence, heck, that someone shouldn†t find themselves bogged down with the accounting minutia...

Getting Tax Credits For Saving Energy

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Homeowners looking to cut their tax bills may want to rethink their water heaters. A recently signed law allows people to take as much as a $300 tax credit if they install a tankless water heater in their house...

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