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3 Tips For Keeping Proper Tax Records For Your Home Business – And Keeping The IRS Happy!

3 Tips For Keeping Proper Tax Records For Your Home Business – And Keeping The IRS Happy!

The last thing most people think about when starting a business is doing taxes. But proper planning will make doing your taxes much easier – and keep the IRS happy! Here are 3 simple tips for keeping proper records: 1. Whenever you buy anything for your business, keep the receipt! Not only will this makeRead more about 3 Tips For Keeping Proper Tax Records For Your Home Business – And Keeping The IRS Happy![…]

Tax Checklist If You Are Getting Married

Tax Checklist If You Are Getting Married

It may not be high on the list of wedding planning activities, but there are a few simple steps that can help keep tax issues from interrupting your newly wedded bliss. If you recently married, check out your new tax situation. You might save money or even prevent the problem of a missing refund check.Read more about Tax Checklist If You Are Getting Married[…]

IRS Debt Help:  5 Options To Getting Rid Of Tax Debt

IRS Debt Help: 5 Options To Getting Rid Of Tax Debt

Do you owe the IRS? Are you struggling with IRS debts and cannot figure out what to do? Don’t despair, you are not alone. Many Americans owe back taxes, or cannot afford to pay their IRS debts. If you want to get IRS debt help, it’s important to understand the different IRS tax debt strategies.Read more about IRS Debt Help: 5 Options To Getting Rid Of Tax Debt[…]

Highlights of 2017 Tax Scams

Highlights of 2017 Tax Scams

Each year, the IRS lists various scams taxpayers get caught up in. The top 2017 scams include several that manipulate laws governing charitable groups, abuse credit counseling services or rely on refuted arguments to claim tax exemptions. The agency is warning taxpayers about the growth of identity theft schemes with some particularly bold thieves evenRead more about Highlights of 2017 Tax Scams[…]

Early Distributions From Retirement Plans

Early Distributions From Retirement Plans

An early distribution from an Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) or a qualified retirement plan need not be a “taxing” experience. Fortunately, there are exceptions to early distributions. Any payment that you receive from your IRA or qualified retirement plan before you reach age 59½ is normally called an “early” or “premature” distribution. As such, theseRead more about Early Distributions From Retirement Plans[…]

Debt Settlement And Income Taxes

Debt Settlement And Income Taxes

A very large number of people find themselves owing thousands of dollars to credit card companies and as a result, searching for viable options to successfully eliminate their debt in order to avoid a bankruptcy filing. Debt settlement has become a very popular alternative to bankruptcy among scores of individuals – especially since the bankruptcyRead more about Debt Settlement And Income Taxes[…]

Let Your Federally-Authorized Tax Practitioner Answer When The IRS Comes Calling

Let Your Federally-Authorized Tax Practitioner Answer When The IRS Comes Calling

The beginning thought of T.S Eliot’s masterwork “The Wasteland” states that “April is the cruelest month,” and while his poem deals with themes far more universal than tax time in the US, millions of American taxpayers can only nod their heads in agreement at its opening words. But those taxpayers for whom April has addedRead more about Let Your Federally-Authorized Tax Practitioner Answer When The IRS Comes Calling[…]