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Large Cash Transactions

Large Cash Business Transactions Must Be Reported to the IRS

If your business receives large amounts of cash or cash equivalents, you may be required to report these transactions to ...
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Nursing Home Costs

Offset Nursing Home Costs With Possible Tax Breaks

If you have a parent entering a nursing home, taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. But you ...
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Inflation Reduction Act Small Businesses

Inflation Reduction Act Provisions of Interest to Small Businesses

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law by President Biden on August 16, contains many provisions related to climate, ...
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Small Business 401(k)

Self-Employed? Build a Nest Egg With a Solo 401(k) Plan

Do you own a successful small business with no employees and want to set up a retirement plan? Or do ...
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Family Budget

A Family Budget for Your Needs – Today and Tomorrow

A wise person — who may or may not have been an accountant — once said, “Simplicity is the key ...
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Too Much Inventory

Too Much Inventory at Your Business? Trim the Fat!

Businesses need to have inventory on hand. But having excess inventory is expensive, so it’s important to keep it as ...
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Website Costs for Tax Purposes

How to Treat Business Website Costs for Tax Purposes

These days, most businesses have websites. But surprisingly, the IRS hasn’t issued formal guidance on when website costs can be ...
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Llc Might Be The Best Choice Of Entity

Why an LLC Might Be the Best Choice of Entity for Your Business

The business entity you choose can affect your taxes, your personal liability and other issues. A limited liability company (LLC) ...
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Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act Includes Wide-Ranging Tax Provisions

Today, President Biden is expected to sign the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA includes significant provisions related to climate ...
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When Is Employer Provided Life Insurance Taxable?

When Is Employer-Provided Life Insurance Taxable?

If your company benefits include group term life insurance paid by your employer, a portion of the premiums paid for ...
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