Tax Deductions

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  • January 28, 2015

    If you have been looking for work this past year, you might be in luck come tax time. Certain job hunting expenses are eligible for a tax deduction. You can deduct these expenses whether or not you...

  • January 27, 2015

    Saving for your retirement through individual retirement accounts (IRAs) can have a significant impact on your taxes. IRAs are designed to give people incentive to save for their retirement, potentially offering greater tax benefits over other...

  • January 22, 2015

    When you are filing your 1040 tax return, right before you compute your final taxable income, you have the option to either claim...

  • January 12, 2015

    Below are the tax rates and related numbers that you will need to prepare your 2014 income tax return, which is due by April 15, 2015.

    2014 Income Tax Brackets

    There are 7 tax brackets for the Federal income tax: 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%,...

  • January 2, 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...

  • December 29, 2014

    During the month of December, consider these year-end tax tips that could save you money when April 15th comes around.

    1) Give to Charity

    If you plan on a itemizing your deductions, you can reduce your tax liability...

  • December 23, 2014

    There is a tax credit or deduction available for those who have paid taxes on foreign earned income if they also paid U.S. taxes in the same year. This is a somewhat complicated option, giving taxpayers the choice to choose to either use a...

  • December 18, 2014

    Giving to charity has two major benefits: it helps those who receive it, and it can be claimed as a deduction on your income tax return.

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  • December 1, 2014

    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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  • November 24, 2014

    It’s the age-old question: Should you take the standard deduction, or should you itemize your deductions?

    To properly answer this question, you must first understand what the standard deduction is.

    The Standard Deduction

    The...