Will tax extenders finally be addressed in 2014? About 55 provisions were not renewed after they expired in 2013. With Congress back in session, the IRS gearing up for tax season and tax professionals unsure of how to advise taxpayers, the clock is ticking.
Looking for a way to show your support for our military on Veterans Day? Here are 14 ways to show your thanks to our vets – and some of them come with a nice tax benefit to boot.
Stuck with too much Halloween candy? Consider this list of ways to empty your bag… and don’t forget to consider the tax consequences!
“Can I deduct the cost of taking care of my cat? She’s like a member of the family.” Over the course of the year, I’ve received a bunch of questions – like the one above – about deductions. My answer is often, “It depends.” That’s because facts and circumstances matter: deductibility may hinge on such … Read more
Where in the world is Santa? And what kind of income and expenses is he racking up?
It’s Back To School Week on the blog! All week long, I’ll be answering your questions about school and tax – complete with fun giveaways. Next up: paying for tutors can be expensive. Can you deduct any of those expenses?
It’s Back To School Week on the blog! All week long, I’ll be answering your questions about school and tax – complete with fun giveaways. Next up: tips on claiming charitable deductions for donating school supplies, backpacks and more.
It’s Christmas Eve and, at my house, we’re busy preparing for guests. Mostly, we’re waiting on the cousins but my kids are also waiting for a certain man with a white beard – no, not my husband – it’s Santa! We’re tracking Santa’s progress via NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command, a United States and … Read more
Dear corporate types, I do love the B52s but under no circumstances should “Rock Lobster” be played – and danced to – at a company party. That was my tweet on yesterday. I happened to be working at a venue not far from such a party. It was a mishmash of mostly middle-aged corporate types … Read more
Whether you want to trek the rain forest, learn a new language or sail the world, Uncle Sam might help you pay for it.