Tax Planning and Tips

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Key 2017 Tax Deadlines in Q2 for Businesses and Other Employers

By |March 28th, 2017|

Don't miss the tax deadlines that you need to meet! This blog post lists a few key ones for businesses and other employers during the second quarter of 2017 to help you stay on top of things.

Take All The Mileage Deductions You’re Entitled To – But Not More

By |February 21st, 2017|

You probably know that miles driven for business can be deductible. But did you know you may be able to deduct miles driven for other purposes? Rather than keeping track of the actual cost of operating a vehicle, you can use a standard mileage rate. Learn more in this blog post.

What You Need to Know About ISO Tax Treatment

By |February 7th, 2017|

Got incentive stock options? A series of complex rules governs their tax treatment. In our latest blog post, you'll learn all about when certain taxes are owed and how to avoid paying penalties.

Never Miss an Important Date With This 2017 Tax Calendar

By |February 1st, 2017|

With so many tax deadlines for businesses and individuals, it can be hard to keep track of what's due when. Stay on top of them all with this 2017 tax calendar, featuring important dates you need to know.

Deduction for State and Local Sales Tax Benefits Some, But Not All, Taxpayers

By |January 17th, 2017|

If you live in a locale with no or low income taxes or you purchased a major item (such as a car or boat) in 2016, you might save more tax by deducting state and local sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes. Learn more about how this tax break works and whether it can benefit you in this blog post.

File Early to Help Prevent Tax Identity Theft

By |January 10th, 2017|

Do you start thinking about filing your tax return when it gets close to the April deadline? You might even want to file for an extension so you don’t have to send your return in until October. But filing early can help protect you from tax identity theft, a growing scam in which thieves file bogus returns using victims’ Social Security numbers. Learn more in this blog post.

Key 2017 Tax Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

By |January 4th, 2017|

Stay on top of your taxes in 2017. This blog post details a few key tax-related deadlines for businesses and other employers during the first quarter of 2017.

Make 2017 a Happier New Year by Reducing Your 2016 Tax Liability

By |December 12th, 2016|

The year is quickly drawing to a close, but there’s still time to take steps to reduce your 2016 tax liability — you just must act by December 31. This article details six actions to take before year's end.

Ensure Your Year-End Donations Will be Deductible on Your 2016 Return

By |November 29th, 2016|

Planning on claiming year-end donations on your tax return? To ensure charitable donations will be deductible on your 2016 return, you must make them by Dec. 31. Learn more about conditions and rules that apply to deducting charitable donations in our latest blog post.

Year-End Tax Strategies for the Accrual-Basis Taxpayer

By |November 23rd, 2016|

Accrual-basis taxpayer? One way to save tax is to properly record and recognize expenses that were incurred this year but won’t be paid until 2017 so you can deduct them on your 2016 tax return. Common examples include commissions, salaries, wages, payroll taxes, advertising, interest, utilities, insurance and property taxes. Learn more in our latest blog post.