Income Taxes

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  • July 1, 2015

    If you receive tips as part of your job, it’s important to realize that all tips are considered income and are subject to Federal income tax.

    The...

  • June 26, 2015

    An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a 9-digit number issued by the IRS for the purposes of identifying a particular business’ tax account. The EIN format is XX-XXXXXXX.

    EINs are used by employers, sole proprietors, corporations,...

  • June 24, 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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  • June 15, 2015

    This is the IRS’ general tax calendar, which includes all the 2015 deadlines that most taxpayers will need to know.

    NOTE: If you file your taxes based on the fiscal year (instead of the calendar year), some of these dates will be...

  • June 8, 2015

    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...

  • May 26, 2015

    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...

  • March 16, 2015

    The IRS allows both individuals and businesses to file for a tax extension, which gives you more time to file your income tax return. However, the rules and due dates for business tax...

  • March 10, 2015

    In general, all businesses operating in the U.S. are required to report their activities to the IRS by filing annual tax returns. The due date and type of tax return that is filed depends on the type of business entity.

    NOTE...

  • 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...