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.

Is income from a trust taxed as ordinary income?
Two separate studies have found that people aren’t taking advantage of two very basic breaks from work: lunch and vacation. A May survey of 1,000 office workers found that more than half of them take 30 minutes or less for lunch.
Does it still make sense to use home-office deductions if the IRS is cracking down?
Second audits can go differently than the first
As a small business owner, you generally can deduct 100 percent of your family’s medical insurance costs even if you’re self-employed. But you can do better taxwise by taking an unusual approach.
When you reach a certain point in life, you’re generally entitled to receive Social Security retirement benefits. Congratulations; you earned it. But it’s not as simple as cashing a check each month. If you don’t stay on top of things, you’ll have to give some of that money back to the government in taxes.
Tax law takes a two-tiered approach with Social Security benefits. Here’s how it works.
IRS officials have secured a third-party summons to identify users of PayPal because they think the popular Internet transaction service is being used to evade taxes by stashing cash in overseas accounts.
Taxes may be the last thing on your mind when you’re bogged down in a messy legal battle. But errors in the way you draft a settlement agreement could mean thousands of dollars going to Uncle Sam instead of into your pocket.
If you qualify under special income limits, you can defray some college costs with an education tax credit. But it’s not only how much you pay that counts, it’s also when you pay it.