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10 Mid-Year Tax Tips for Individual Taxpayers

Now that this year’s tax filing season for individuals is over, it’s time to concentrate on saving taxes in 2014. All too often, professional tax advisors don’t reach out to their clients until the very end of the year when it might be too late for them to implement meaningful tax planning strategies. Break up [...]

By | April 28th, 2014|Tax|0 Comments

Last-Minute Tax Tips to Maximize Your Savings

April 15 is fast-approaching, and if you're like many people, chances are your tax prep is somewhere on the spectrum between mild disarray to frantic, panicked scrambling. There's just something about doing our taxes that makes many of us revert to slacker college student mode, waiting till the last minute to throw together that report [...]

By | April 14th, 2014|Tax|0 Comments

Top Three Tax Scams: How to Avoid Being Taken

This article, first featured in by respected contributor John Wasik, identifies the top 3 tax scams that people should know about and how to avoid fallen victim. Identity theft or phishing scams to obtain your personal information. Fake IRS Agents making phone calls in an effort to obtain your personal information. Fake tax preparers [...]

By | March 17th, 2014|Tax|0 Comments

New Tax Rules That May Affect Your 2013 Return

Changes to tax rates and breaks will affect the bottom line for many taxpayers. Discover if you'll be paying more or less this spring. The 2013 tax filing season, which was delayed for 10 days by last year's government shutdown, officially opened on Jan. 31. But the shutdown didn't affect the tax filing deadline: you're [...]

By | March 6th, 2014|Tax|0 Comments

A Tax Term Every Start-up Should Know

For most startup owners and employees, being able to cite sections of the internal revenue code is probably not what you signed up for. But, there should be one notable exception: the 83b election. Many startups use stock as a means of compensation for their early employees. More specifically, they use what is called restricted [...]

By | January 27th, 2014|Small Business|0 Comments

Determining if Your New Hire is an Employee or Contractor

As your business grows you may be inclined to hire people to help with the workload. From there, the question is do you have an independent contractor (1099) or an employee (W2)? Like most things in the tax code, the answer is, it depends. The preference for many businesses is to have contractors. This is [...]

By | January 27th, 2014|Small Business|0 Comments