November 2012

Payroll Tax Update

Posted on November 30, 2012

Once again, it is nearly the time when employers will be preparing W-2’s and 1099’s.  We would like to take this opportunity to…

Rethink Your Capital Gains Strategy This Year

Posted on November 28, 2012

The typical investment advice at year-end is to sell losing stocks to offset gains you have taken for the year. This year that…

Exemption from Indiana Utility Sales Tax

Posted on November 21, 2012

One of the benefits of being a tax exempt organization is the ability to be exempt from sales tax under state law, including sales…

Beware Of Tax Scams

Posted on November 20, 2012

It's likely to be a daily occurrence: Your e-mail inbox contains at least one message touting a too-good-to-be-true offer. You…

Are Donations Of Used Vehicles Still Fully Deductible?

Posted on November 19, 2012

In recent years, the IRS has been cracking down on abuses of the tax deduction for donations to charity and contributions of used…

Computing Deductible Investment Expenses

Posted on November 16, 2012

Deductible investment expenses fall into three basic categories: (1)  Expenses that are directly deductible against particular…

When To Pay Tax On US Savings Bonds

Posted on November 14, 2012

When you own Series EE or Series I savings bonds, you have a tax decision to make. Both types of bonds earn interest monthly.…

Identify Shares You’re Selling

Posted on November 12, 2012

You can often manage the size of your gain or loss when you decide to sell some, but not all, of a particular stock or mutual fund.…

Steps To Qualify For Bonus Depreciation Before Year-End 2012

Posted on November 12, 2012

The tax code provides for 50 percent first-year bonus depreciation for 2012. If property qualifies for bonus depreciation, the…

Don’t Be Tripped Up By The Wash Sale Rules

Posted on November 10, 2012

If you sell a security before the end of 2012 to take advantage of a capital loss, be aware of the wash sale rules. To make sure…

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