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Two tax-smart ideas for your tax refund

Are you looking forward to your tax refund? By now you know how much you’ll be getting and approximately when the cash will land in your bank account. The only question is, what’s the best way to put the money … Continue reading

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All About Past Due Tax Returns

Taxpayers neglect to file returns for countless reasons. If you’re one of them, here’s what you need to know. Believe it or not, there are individuals who don’t file tax returns even though they’re owed a refund. (They do have … Continue reading

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Three Tips to Start the Tax Filing Season

Check whether your children need to file a 2015 tax return. They’ll need to file if wages exceeded $6,300, self-employment income was over $400, or investment income exceeded $1,050. When income includes both wages and investment income, other thresholds apply. … Continue reading

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Tax Breaks Extended Retroactively; Some are Permanent

In mid-December, Congress renewed a long list of tax breaks known as “extenders” that have been expiring on an annual basis. This year many of the rules are retroactive to the beginning of 2015. You may be able to benefit … Continue reading

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Track Use of your Vacation Home to Maximize Tax Breaks

If you own a vacation home (some boats and recreational vehicles also qualify) that you also rent out to others, keep track of who uses it during the year to maximize your tax breaks. * Meet the rules and receive … Continue reading

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Do you know who you’re giving to?

Many charities use your donations wisely. Unfortunately, others spend too much of your contribution on fundraising and administrative expenses. Some even misrepresent themselves and solicit your money for phony causes. In today’s world, investigating a charity before you make a … Continue reading

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Take Time to Review the Health of your Business

As an owner and/or manager, you probably spend a lot of time monitoring business operations and dealing with everyday problems. But a longer-term approach is also useful. Just as an annual checkup from your physician helps monitor and manage your … Continue reading

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