7 - last minute tax saving tips

Where did the time go? The year is quickly drawing to a close, but there’s still time to take steps to reduce your 2016 tax liability. Here are seven last-minute tax-saving tips to consider — you just must act by December 31 (Read Full Article)


Preventing Tax-related Identity Theft

Tax-related fraud isn’t a new crime, but tax preparation software, e-filing and increased availability of personal data have made tax-related identity theft increasingly easy to perpetrate. The IRS is taking steps to reduce such fraud, but taxpayers must play their part, too. (Read Full Article)

Year-end tax planning

Whether you are having a good year, rebounding from recent losses, or still struggling to get off the ground, you may be able to save a bundle on your taxes if you make the right moves before the end of the year.  In this article we list a few moves now, that will pay off in the future ...April 15th. (Read Full Article)

Smart tax planning - the 3.8% net investment income tax

"It's a minefield out there!"  Navigating safely through our tax system may feel like such.  Some taxes are avoidable, some can be minimized, and others will get you every time.  One tax, the Net Investment Income Tax, is big enough to pay attention to at 3.8% and is avoidable in some cases.  This article takes a deeper look. (Read Full Article)

Summer travel: Combined business and travel expenses

You probably heard the words: "So why you hear, business or pleasure?" The reply: "both". Summer travel takes business professionals and alike to areas where we truly intend do do both. However, the obvious incentive to write off more than actual as business expenses can you lead you down a road to disaster.  So what are some rules and logic to make sure both needs are satisfied? This article explains.  (Read Full Article)