Deductions for Business Travelers

Despite the rise of Zoom, Webex, and other video calling software, travel is still an important part of many people’s work life. If you are one of the thousands who travel for work, there may be tax deductions available to help you offset the cost of this travel. What to know about tax deductions for […]

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Beware Employee Retention Credit Scams

If you own a business, you may have been approached by mail, email, or telephone by marketers who claim that they can get you a tidy chunk of government money by preparing your application for the Employee Tax Credit (ERC). While the credit is real, aggressive promoters are wildly misrepresenting and exaggerating who can qualify […]

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Expanded Home Energy Tax Credits

There are a lot of reasons why you might make improvements that improve the energy efficiency of your home. They are good for the environment, they can make your home more comfortable, and new equipment can be less prone to breaking down. To this list, you can also add tax credits that can make these […]

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How to Track Your Tax Refund

If you have filed your federal tax return and are due a refund, you’re probably pretty eager to get your hands on the money you are owed. If you’re wondering when your refund will arrive, the IRS has an online tool called “Where’s My Refund?” that you can access on their website at https://www.irs.gov/refunds. The […]

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Have a Tax Bill You Can’t Pay?

If you can’t pay your tax bill by the April 18, 2023 deadline, don’t panic. The IRS offers several options to help you pay on a schedule you can afford. First of all, if you find yourself with a tax bill you can’t afford, it’s important that you don’t ignore the problem. You still need […]

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Guidance Issued on Taxing of State Payments

Many states made special tax refunds or payments related to the pandemic and its associated consequences in 2022. A variety of state programs distributed these payments in 2022 and the rules surrounding their tax treatment are complex. One question was whether income related to these payments was taxable at a federal level. Recently, the IRS […]

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Making Sense of Business Travel Deductions

If you travel for business, you probably know that you can deduct some of the expenses related to that travel from your income taxes. But knowing which expenses are deductible, and under what circumstances might make your head spin. In this article we want make sense of business travel deductions so that you know what […]

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