Do you think it was difficult to qualify for medical expense deductions in the past? It’s harder than ever due to new rules taking effect on 2013 returns.
Typically, a married couple benefits from filing a joint tax return, but not always. In some limited cases, you may do better overall by filing separate returns.
The latest “newfangled” retirement plan being pushed by the IRS is the Roth 401(k) plan. Typically, a company will add the Roth feature to an existing traditional 401(k) plan. The IRS has issued new guidance on in-plan Roth 401(k) rollovers.
If you’re starting your annual spring cleaning soon, don’t toss out items such as used clothing, toys and furniture. Strategy: Donate them to charity instead. That way, you’re entitled to a deduction based on the fair market value of the property.
Q. How can I convince my 25-year-old daughter that it’s better to itemize than take the standard deduction?
Q. If we move a business lunch from a country club to a restaurant, can our business deduct the full cost?
The IRS has produced an updated version of Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax, its longstanding basic guide for individual taxpayers. Pub. 17 covers a multitude of tax issues ranging from simple filing status items to more complex tax matters.
Here are 13 key breaks for individuals and small business owners that expired after 2013.
Due to tax preparation software programs, it’s much easier to fill out a federal income tax return now than it was years ago, when you struggled through the process with a No. 2 pencil. But you still have some work cut out for you. Here are six ways you might be able to turn a potential tax liability into a tax refund.
A new report says the IRS needs to improve efficiency for telephone and correspondence services.