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Retirement Plans for self-employed: SEP IRA

As promised, here is some information about retirement plans for the self-employed. There are a number of plans, but the…

IRS Tips on identity theft

THE LATEST FROM THE IRS ON IDENTITY THEFT: Top Tips Every Taxpayer Should Know about Identity Theft 

Happy New Year! It's IRA time!

Happy New Year Everyone!   Now’s not too soon to be pulling together the information you’ll be needing for your…

Should I race to the car dealer today?

You may have heard pieces on the radio or read articles in newspapers that say, “Hurry hurry!  Buy stuff for…

Year-end Tax Tips!

Happy Holidays Everyone!   Here’s a review a few last-minute tax-saving steps you might take before the end of 2011:…

FUTA News

FUTA stands for the Federal Unemployment Tax Act; it’s the name we use for the Federal Unemployment tax employers must…

Kiddie Tax

Scenario: I’m a wealthy person and I want to avoid paying some tax. Ooo! I know what! I’ll give some of my…

Business Use of Home

Business Use of Home Deduction   Do you work from home? If so, you may be able to take a deduction…

Taking the Standard Deduction vs. Itemized Deductions

I thought I would write a reminder about the Standard Deduction vs. Itemized Deductions, but the IRS has done such…

Give & Receive: Here's the scoop on gifts and taxes

Today we contemplate taxable and non-taxable gifts.   A court case back in 1960 gave us the definition: to be…

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