Tax Strategies

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  • October 28, 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...

  • October 20, 2015

    Many people believe that once they retire, they will pay less in taxes due to a lower income. While that may be true for some people, it is not always the case.

    Depending on what income you have coming in (e.g., from Social Security,...

  • October 8, 2015

    A change in life circumstances, whether good or bad, can affect your tax return.

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  • October 6, 2015

    A wedding is a joyous occasion – but with marriage comes a host of new tax considerations.

    Whether you are soon-to-be-married or newly married, you should take the time to review your tax situation as a couple. There are a number of steps...

  • September 4, 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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  • July 2, 2015

    A tax lien is a claim against property that the government uses to protect its interests in tax debt. The IRS will place a lien against your property only after it has sent you a bill and you have not paid it. Being hit with a tax lien is a...

  • April 8, 2015

    Raising a child is expensive, but you can partially offset some of the expenses by utilizing tax deductions and tax credits that are available to...

  • April 6, 2015

    Although the due date to pay your individual income taxes is April 15, you can request more time to file your tax return. If you file a...

  • March 27, 2015

    When it comes to tax returns, you will often hear two different terms regarding income: Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) and Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI).

    Both AGI and MAGI are important in calculating the amount of...