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Maximizing The Benefits of Dependency Tax Status Not Always Straightforward

Posted on July 02, 2012

The dependency exemption is a valuable deduction that may be lost in many situations simply because some basic rules for…

Don’t Let The Tax Tail Wag the Economic Dog

Posted on June 28, 2012

Some tax-cutting strategies make good financial sense. Other tax strategies are simply bad ideas, often because tax considerations…

Take Cash Discounts In Your Business

Posted on June 21, 2012

Don’t miss the cash discounts offered by your suppliers. A 2% discount for payment in ten days, versus net payment in 30 days,…

Lack of Contribution Support

Posted on June 20, 2012

A couple in Texas was recently disallowed a charitable contribution made to their church due to lack of proper documentation from…

Staying Within The Tax Rules When Combining Business And Personal Travel

Posted on June 14, 2012

Whether for a day, a week or longer, many of the costs associated with business trips may be tax-deductible. The tax code includes…

What Is IRS’s New “Real-Time” Tax System?

Posted on June 13, 2012

IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman unveiled his "real-time" tax system idea late in 2011. Since then, the IRS has had public meetings…

Coordinating Education Tax Incentives Requires Careful Planning

Posted on June 12, 2012

Education tax incentives are often underutilized because the rules are so complex. Some of the incentives are tax credits; other…

Indiana Unclaimed Property

Posted on June 08, 2012

What is Indiana unclaimed property? Unclaimed property is a financial asset that has no activity by the owner for an extended…

Hiring Family Can Cut Taxes

Posted on June 07, 2012

As a boss, you may hire family members and pay reasonable salaries for the work they do in your business. For example, you could…

Property Tax Exemption on Real Estate

Posted on June 06, 2012

Nonprofit organizations in the state of Indiana may file an exemption from property taxes for any real estate (land and buildings)…

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