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.

If you started or acquired a new business last year, you can earn a one-time boost on your 2005 return. How? Claim an instant write-off for part or all of your qualified start-up expenses.
Individual taxpayers aren’t the only ones who should fear the dreaded alternative minimum tax (AMT). C corporations also can be blindsided by this stealth tax.
Each year, Congress and the IRS throw a few new ingredients into the tax-return stew. Here are some key tax-law changes that will affect your 2005 business returns.
From which point in time do you value stocks in paying estate taxes?
What happens to an unsigned tax return?
At which point do you no longer qualify as a first-time home-buyer?
Counting gifts towards medical expenses.
A buy/sell agreement can be a valuable estate-planning tool for business owners.
At which point do I have to pay self-employment tax?
For parents and grandparents, a basic tax strategy is to transfer income-producing assets (e.g., cash, stock, real estate) to the young ones. The subsequent income is generally taxed at the child’s low tax rate, rather than the elder’s higher one.