Income Taxes

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  • February 27, 2015

    Millions of people enjoy having hobbies — whether it’s photography, antiquing, craft making, collecting coins, or breeding horses. It usually costs money to support a hobby, but in some cases, your hobby can also make you money.

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  • February 26, 2015

    Beyond normal day-to-day business expenses, there are many other tax deductions that can help business owners reduce their tax liability. Not using all the deductions available on your tax return is...

  • February 10, 2015

    For Federal income tax purposes, it is important to know whether you are an employee or an independent contractor.

    Employee vs. Independent Contractor

    The IRS defines independent contractors as follows:

    “People such as...

  • February 6, 2015

    Itemizing your deductions (as opposed to claiming the standard deduction) means that you may be able to deduct certain miscellaneous expenses on your income tax return.

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  • December 3, 2014

    Everyone must pay taxes on the income they receive during the year, whether it is from a job, self-employment, or other sources. The IRS expects to receive tax payments as your income is earned...

  • September 24, 2014

    The ability to work for yourself and be your own boss is an exciting prospect. Becoming self-employed in your field of expertise can give you the freedom to find a work-life balance that is hard to achieve when you are employed by a someone else...

  • September 19, 2014

    Starting a new business is an exciting adventure, but also a major undertaking. Although, as a new business owner, you may be an expert in your field or industry, you may be new to paying taxes...

  • February 11, 2014

    When it comes to tax preparation many people are far from efficient. In fact, most taxpayers are disorganized and unprepared when they begin to file their returns. Of course, you don’t have to make this mistake. The following 5 tax preparation...

  • January 22, 2014

    It is important to understand the difference between State income taxes and Federal income taxes. If you don’t, you could end up making mistakes that can cost you both time and money (such as underpaying or overpaying on your tax returns)....

  • October 15, 2013

    A Federal income tax audit is a review of your income tax return to determine its accuracy and truthfulness. Note that a tax audit is not necessarily an...