Tax debate touches every individual, business
Small business taxation, corporate tax rates, and changes to
popular deductions are just some of the many complex changes to the
Tax Code being debated in Congress. At the time this article was
Year-end planning for capital gains and losses
As an economic incentive for individuals to save and invest, gains
from the sale of capital assets held for at least one year unless
offset by losses, as well qualified dividends received during the
Information reporting deadlines coming up fast
Information reporting has become a growing part of IRS’s
enforcement and compliance strategy. Data matching, or even the
inference that the IRS has the data to do so, statistically has
How Do I? Compute taxable life insurance benefits
Life insurance proceeds are received tax-free. However, any
interest earned on life insurance proceeds, usually referred to as
its cash value, is subject to tax. Special rules apply to transfers
December 2017 tax compliance calendar
As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware
of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar
summarizes important federal tax reporting and filing data for
How Do I? Write Off Bad Business Debts
A business with a significant amount of receivables should evaluate
whether some of them may be written off as business bad debts. A
business taxpayer may deduct business bad debts if the receivable
Estimated tax: Getting it right
Estimated tax is used to pay tax on income that is not subject to
withholding or if not enough tax is being withheld from a person's
salary, pension or other income. Income not subject to withholding
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