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Standard Business Mileage Rate

Standard Business Mileage Rate Will Increase for the Second Half of 2022

The IRS recently announced that it’ll increase the standard mileage rate for qualified business driving for the second half of ...
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Research Credit

Help When Needed: Apply the Research Credit Against Payroll Taxes

Here’s an interesting option if your small company or start-up business is planning to claim the research tax credit. Subject ...
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Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments

Calculating Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments

The next quarterly estimated tax payment deadline is June 15 for individuals and businesses so it’s a good time to ...
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Start Up Costs

How Start-up Costs of a New Business Affect Your Tax Return

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, government officials are seeing a large increase in the number of new businesses being launched. The ...
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Self Managed Portfolio

Can You Deduct the Costs of a Self-Managed Portfolio?

Do you have significant investment-related expenses, including payment for financial service subscriptions, home office maintenance and clerical support? Under current ...
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1099 K

Businesses: Prepare for the Lower 1099-K Filing Threshold

Businesses should be aware that they may be responsible for issuing more information reporting forms for 2022 because more workers ...
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Inflation Health Savings Accounts

Inflation Enhances the 2023 Amounts for Health Savings Accounts

The IRS recently released guidance providing the 2023 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). High inflation rates will result ...
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Day Camp

Sending the Kids to Day Camp May Bring a Tax Break

Among the many challenges of parenthood is what to do with your kids when school lets out. Babysitters are one ...
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adjusting your withholding

To Get an “Early” Refund, Adjust Your Withholding

Each year, millions of taxpayers claim an income tax refund. To be sure, receiving a payment from the IRS for ...
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Sale Of Trade Or Business Property

The Tax Mechanics Involved in the Sale of Trade or Business Property

There are many rules that can potentially apply to the sale of business property. Thus, to simplify discussion, let’s assume ...
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