Small Business Tax
Section 179 vehicles should be a key part of your small business tax deduction strategies. Can Section 179 property fit in with your business tax strategies?
Let Business Management Daily help you get each and every rental property depreciation credit and business tax deduction you’re entitled to.
The “like-kind exchange” is one of the best tax breaks on the books. If you swap like-kind properties with another party—often one piece of real estate for another—there’s no tax liability if you complete the exchange in time. But it is seldom possible to arrange a one-for-one swap. Usually, multiple parties are involved.
Due to a recent tax law change, a lot of the guesswork for computing capital gains on sales of securities has been removed from the equation.
The MyRA, introduced by President Obama in his State of the Union address, will be formally unveiled later this year. The Obama administration hopes this new deal will spur retirement savings by those who aren’t being diligent now, especially younger workers.
Q. This is an unusual question. Can I deduct the loss of sperm at a sperm bank as a casualty or theft loss?
In 2010, the IRS started regulating tax return preparers, relying on an obscure 1884 statute for authority to do so. But practitioners successfully challenged the validity of the program in court ...
The IRS recently released the depreciation dollar limits for business vehicles placed in service in 2014. Alert: The latest figures released by the IRS don’t include 50% bonus depreciation. This tax break expired on Dec. 31, 2013, and it’s not clear if it will be extended for 2014.
Q. My wife quit her job last September and started a self-employed business. She didn't contribute to her old employer’s 401(k) and doesn't have any other retirement plan. Can she contribute to a traditional IRA and deduct contributions?
Q. We bought a home and then “flipped it” for a profit. Do we qualify for partial home sale gain exclusion if we lived there?
Are you planning to go to school to sharpen your business skills or chart a new career path? Depending on your situation, you may be able to deduct the cost of your courseload.
Depending on your situation, it may make sense to convert funds in a traditional IRA into a Roth IRA this year, with the promise of future tax-free payouts. But you might have a problem paying the current tax due on the conversion. Fortunately, there’s a way to offset the tax liability without reaching into your wallet.